David Hogg, Emma Gonzalez among speakers at March For Our Lives concert today
Parkland shooting survivors David Hogg and Emma Gonzalez will join other gun control activists today at a political rally organized by Tampa Bay high school students.
March For Our Lives Tampa will host a “Band and Ballots” concert at Curtis Hixon Park to rain gun violence awareness.
“The event is a night of local bands bringing the community together as we reflect on gun violence, not as a partisan issue, but as an American issue affecting children and people everywhere every day,” said Alyssa Ackbar, a Robinson High School senior and one of the head organizers of the event.
Ackbar and classmate Macy McClintock organized the Tampa event today, which is part of the March For Our Lives movement formed in the aftermath of the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland in February.
Some of the most prominent members include survivors of the shooting, notably Hogg, who got Publix to cease political donations with a protest this summer, and Gonzalez, who has directed pointed attacks at