At St. James Church after national mass shootings: ‘Adults, we are counting on you’
Montclair-area community members — still grappling with the news of mass shootings in Buffalo, New York; Laguna Woods, California and Uvalde, Texas — gathered Friday on the lawn of St. James Episcopal Church seeking stronger gun control and other reform measures to curb violence.
Speakers included young children, Montclair High and private school students and graduates, local officials, activists and others, all joined in mourning for victims of gun violence, and many calling for reforms. Names of those who've died in shootings were read.
"Adults, we are counting on you. Enough is enough," Montclair Kimberley Academy High School senior Willow Delp said at Gathering for Remembrance and Action, held as part of the March for Our Lives movement.
Photos by Kate Albright
Gathering for Remembrance and Action
Journalism like Montclair Local's is only possible because of the continued support of our members. Sustaining memberships of $10 a month or more entitle you to our print edition, and help provide us with the stable, predictable financial base that helps us plan to bring you important journalism for years to come. If you value this article or others from Montclair Local, consider becoming a sustaining member; sign up with the form below.