Suraya Buffong

Suraya Buffong is a senior at Hutchison School in Memphis, Tennessee. She has been a student in the Facing History and Ourselves program for five years.

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STUDENT VOICES: "The Youth Movement Extends Beyond Gun violence"

Posted by Suraya Buffong on June 26, 2018

Students are the future. My generation has opinions, a voice and power at our fingertips.

We use social media, political protests and other methods to share our views with our peers and with anyone else who will listen.

We start movements and lead teach-ins. We use technology, our opportunities and our privileges to effect change in society.

The March for Our Lives protest against gun violence galvanized a population of young people to say #Enough and #NeverAgain to gun violence.

But the youth movement extends beyond gun violence.

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