6 local students earn Giffords fellowships to fight gun violence

posted by Joe Soto - 

 Six students from Chicago and its suburbs are among more than two dozen whose anti-violence activism has earned them Giffords Courage Fellowships to aid them in organizing anti-violence prevention according to WGN-TV. 

Tre Bosley, Rie'Onna Holman, Ke'Shon Newman, Alexis Willis, and Audrey White of Chicago and Isabel Kaegi of Palatine were named fellows. They will be among 28 gathering in Washington, D.C. this week for three days of team-building, organizing training and gun-policy education. The yearlong program will call on them to work in teams to develop community violence-prevention projects and other projects. These young students are really passionate about solving the problem of gun violence and will be working toward that goal. Thank you students. 

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