FAVE Summit Meeting
FAVE's June Summit of its Board of Directors and Youth Council was a big success! It was held at Bellevue Hospital in conference rooms, arranged by Dr. Allen Keller, the father of FAVE YC member, Rachel Keller.
Sarah Clements and Amy Chen from Generation Progress and Leah Gunn Barrett and Shaina Harrison from New Yorkers Against Gun Violence.
Leah Gunn Barrett and Shaina Harrison from New Yorkers Against Gun Violence - They spoke about the Nicholas's Bill (requiring safe storage of guns in New York homes) and reACTION, an after-school educational program for youth living in New York City communities plagued by gun violence.
Amy Chen and Sarah Clements from Generation Progress - They led a brainstorming session exploring the root causes of gun violence and asked everyone to identify allies and to develop strategies to motivate Millenials.
Adam Polaski from Freedom to Marry talked about how to use social media as an engine to create social change.