Culver City students, educators honor shooting victims

March 09, 2018
Carolyn Dodenhoff and Cecilia Ribordy, two Culver City High School seniors who helped organize the event, join Sen. Holly J. Mitchell.
Senator Mitchell with two Culver City High students

Dear Neighbors,

Next Wednesday, March 14, more than 2,000 Culver City students will be joining thousands of other Angelenos in a nationwide walkout to honor the victims of the Parkland, Fla., shooting.

Students will congregate for one hour on the Culver City High School football field to rally and deliver speeches expressing their concerns and worries about their own safety. Email for more information.

Their goal is noble: Raise public awareness to the issue of gun violence, create more civically minded students and support fellow students in Parkland.

Dr. Lisa Cooper, the principal of Culver High, put it best:

“The future of our democracy depends on a citizenry that is well informed and has the capacity to be thoughtful, engaged critical thinkers and problem solvers,” she said. “Rather than stifle these students as they try to express their civic activism, we are working closely with them to encourage them to express their opinions on this important issue without adversely impacting the learning environment on campus.”

NOTE: Please be aware that this closed event is for Culver City Unified
students and faculty only.

Hope to see you there!

Sincerely,

Mitchell E-signature

Holly J. Mitchell
Senator, 30th District