On Saturday, July 23, members of Youth Activist of Alameda (YAOA) held a vigil for victims of gun violence in America and to provide a space for the local community to grieve following the mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas and Buffalo, New York, and the murder of Jayland Walker.
Twin Towers United Methodist Church Pastor Emily Lin found a unique way to memorialize the 21 victims who died in a domestic terrorist incident Tuesday, May 24, at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas.
Last month, the nation witnessed back-to-back mass shootings; at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas and the Tops supermarket in Buffalo, NY, causing another surge in awareness around the topic of gun control.
Words can’t capture the horror of the two most recent mass shootings in our country in Uvalde, Texas. and Buffalo, NY, but last weekend, a poignant memorial to the children and teachers killed in Uvalde appeared on the steps of Twin Towers Methodist Church, and spoke volumes.
[Last Tuesday’s] shooting in Uvalde, Texas has now claimed the lives of [19 children and two teachers.] These lost lives, like many others before them, are now part of the recurrent nightmare gun violence continues to exact on communities across our country, and on some of the youngest and most v