The Northern Kentucky Youth Advisory Board brings together some of the top student leaders in the region to engage and learn from each other. It empowers them to be agents of change in their schools and communities.
In light of the recent school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, students participated in a National Issues Forum focused on the question: How Should We Prevent Mass Shootings in Our Communities?
Students’ discussions focused on three possible solutions:
- Reduce the threat of mass shooting by creating greater restrictions on gun ownership.
- Equip people to defend themselves and provide additional security officers in public spaces.
- Root out violence in society by reducing violence and criminality in pop culture.
Here’s what the students of NKYAB had to say on the topic: