WVPI endorses Elijah Manley, 19, candidate for Broward County School Board. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, where 17 innocents were shot dead in the February 14, 2018 massacre, is located within Broward County.
Mr. Manley seeks proactive root cause solutions in lieu of band-aids to address school safety for students and teachers and to prevent further tragedies.
Mr. Manley was born in 1999 the year the continuing epidemic aka the American active school shooter/bombing era was born at Columbine High School. He is the first candidate born in the modern active shooter era to seek office on the school board.
Candidate Manley at the podium.
Mr. Manley conducted an event yesterday in which several teens associated with the "Times Up" movement attended to endorse their colleague and fellow teen and mark this historic day when he qualified for office.
Mr. Manley submits his application to run for School Board.
Mr. Manley is committed to his country and to his state.
WVPI is concerned about the safety of children and faculty members in our nation's schools which are soft targets for attacks.
WVPI founder Kathleen M. Bonczyk, Esq. spoke at yesterday's event.
To watch a portion of Ms. Bonczyk's speech, please go to the WVPI facebook page here:
Florida teachers/faculty murdered in active shooter events post-Columbine:
Mr. Barry Grunow, murdered at Lake Worth Middle School by a 13 year old student.
Mr. Scott Beigel, murdered during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School rampage killings.
Mr. Chris Hixon, murdered during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School rampage killings.
Mr. Aaron Feis, murdered during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School rampage killings.