Professors Eliza Willis and Kesho Scott were quoted in this Newsweek article about the events in Grinnell commemorating the 5 years since the school shooting in Newtown, CT.
Beginning on November 19, there has been one event per day, including a “Mean NRA Videos Film Festival,” a “Phone Swamp” day for calling Congress and the upcoming Newtown screening and town hall. The project will culminate in a vigil on December 14, exactly five years after the shooting at Sandy Hook.
“We want to raise community awareness. We want people to act,” said Eliza Willis, a professor of political science at Grinnell College. “We also want to keep the issue alive after people have forgotten about the most recent mass shooting.”
Read the entire article, "Five Years After Sandy Hook, the NRA President’s Neighbors Plead for Real Talk on Gun Violence."