Emma González is an American activist and gun control activist. As a high school student, she survived the February 2018 shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., And in response to gun control campaign group Never Again MSD co-founded . She got national attention for the first time after her speech at a gun violence rally went viral.
|Born||c. 1999/2000(age 18–19)|
|Education||Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (2013–2018), New College of Florida (anticipated, 2018)|
|Occupation||Activist · Student|
Activist and advocate for gun control who survived the horrific February 2018 Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida. She co-founded gun-control advocacy group Never Again MSD.
After the shooting, she went viral with a speech in which proclaimed "We call B.S." over and over. She focused on the lack of action by politicians who were funded by the NRA.
She served as the president of her high school's gay-straight alliance.
Her mom worked as a math tutor while her father was a cybersecurity attorney.
Fellow activist David Hogg documented her Project Aquila, a mission to send a weather balloon "to the edge of space.".
Gun violence protests in the United States in 2018. US gun control advocates. LGBT people in Florida. Americans who survived the shootings. Bisexual women