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Sarah Clements
Sarah Clements is a senior at Newtown High School. Her mother is a teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School and a survivor of the shooting in December. Sarah uses change and activism to transform her painful experiences into positive action. She founded and leads the Jr. Newtown Action Alliance, the student branch of the Newtown Action Alliance, a grassroots organization that formed after 12/14 looking to address the issue of gun violence in America through legislative and cultural change. She looks forward to continuing her work in gun violence prevention by working with young people around the country, in urban and suburban areas, to help solve this problem which affects her generation so disproportionately.

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4 Things We Learned Talking to Congress About Gun Laws

(95) Comments | Posted September 30, 2013 | 4:54 PM

We were two in a group of only five students the first time we spoke with our representatives in Congress, asking them to support universal background checks for gun sales in the U.S. That visit last June coincided with the six-month anniversary of the shooting in our hometown -- Newtown,...

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