Three survivors of the Parkland, Florida high school shooting brought their message of activism and optimism to Burlington Friday night.

David Hogg, Emma Gonzalez and Alex Wind, co-founders of the March for Our Lives movement calling for an end to gun violence in the United States, appeared at the First Unitarian Universalist Society Church to a full crowd as part of their “Glimmer of Hope” book tour.

To a crowd full of local students, the young activists stressed the need for young people to vote.

“This is especially important for younger people, people our age, to show that you are not too young to have a voice, that your voice matters,” Wind said. “And that’s what this book is all about.”

Read more at VTDigger.org (Parkland students urge Vermont youth to vote)

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