There were many parallels drawn between the 1999 Colorado shooting and the February shooting in Parkland, Florida.
D.C. march organizers say more than 800 “sibling” events will take place all over the world, including in Colorado.
A dozen high schoolers gave speeches, shared personal stories or performed. The student organizers also arranged for Democratic state Sen. Andy Kerr to say a few words.
Students stood, hushed, for 17 minutes as balloons were released into a clear blue sky overhead.
The coordinated protest was meant to mark one month since the deadly shooting in Florida.
In a wide ranging interview with Colorado Matters, the senator also addressed North Korea, and President Trump’s call for new trade tariffs on steel and aluminum.
She was a 12-year-old student at Grover Cleveland Elementary School in San Diego when a teenager opened fire, killing two and wounding nine others.
Every year since Neville was elected in 2014, he’s introduced a bill to allow concealed carry on school grounds.