Several Los Angeles Unified School District students got to vote for the first time on Monday ahead of California's primary election. The organization YVote went to 15 LAUSD high schools to register eligible voters. At the L.A. County Registrar's office, 240 seniors were bused in to vote.
Friday, April 20, is National School Walkout Day. High school students across the country, and in Sonoma Valley, will walk off of their campuses at 10 a.m. on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine school shootings, in the second major school walkout in two months.
The tragic shooting in Parkland, Fla., in February has led to a surge in activism among young people like us across the country. It was incredible to see millions of our friends and schoolmates show up at the nationwide March for Our Lives events this spring.