On Tuesday, along with the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers and March for Our Lives, we held a vigil in front of Senator Pat Toomey's office to demand commonsense action on gun safety policies.
Below is a round up of the coverage we received. Special thanks to AFT PA Executive Vice President Nina Esposito-Visgitis, March for Our Lives Co-Founder David Hogg, Allegheny/Fayette Labor Council Chaplain Reverend Torrey Johnson, and PFT400 VP for Middle Schools, Robert Mitchell for assembling our group and speaking so powerfully.
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“Our nation has had to painfully endure 27 school shootings this year alone, and it’s only May,” said Nina Esposito-Visgitis, executive vice president of the American Federation of Teachers, the union that represents Pittsburgh Public teachers. “Our beautiful and innocent children are dying."