Gun violence

The project that I was working on was my upstander project. This project was about how can we bring awareness on a topic. My topic was gun violence in schools. Being an upstander to me it means to bring awareness on an issue and to make actions to address the topic. During this project I learned that I am capable of doing actions to address my issue. As an upstander I learned that some things are hard to bring together such as the moment of silence that only two advisories did. Some next steps that i can take for this issue is to educate others on this issue. Some advice I would give to other upstanders is to not give up with their actions.

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Matthew
May 14, 2019 8:16 pm

I don’t think that this is an issue that needs much direct education upon it. I think learning about the complexities of mental health and educating people about that is more valid than focusing on horrific actions taken by disturbed individuals. This is just a roundabout way of saying that you should think about your project as being a way to talk about mental health in its most extreme and how people can help to stop these atrocities from happening. I think that you did a good job on your project, but I think that you need to really think about how this comes off and how people need to be educated on the why, not the how people do these things.

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