After School Matters Gala Celebrates Chicago Teens and New Focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Education Programming
September 20, 2013
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By: Meagan Fredette
The March For Our Lives is sobering, important, and should shame us all into action. But like any form of activism, it can fall into the trap of amplifying only one type of voice: the voices of cisgender white people. Luckily, the march’s organizers have taken steps to ensure that a diversity of voices are heard, and that the march’s goals are unifying, not exclusionary. They’ve handed the megaphone to speakers and performers of color, as well as LGBTQ+ folks and those from communities who deal with other types of gun violence.