Author Archives: Charles Francis

25 Oct
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Guac Takes Boston Billboard Press Release (SP)

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25 Oct
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Guac Takes Boston Billboard Press Release (EN)

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08 May
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Grieving parents of teen killed in Parkland school shooting use ‘graphic activism’ to confront the NRA

Manuel Oliver was grieving in front of a crowd, spreading red paint on what would become the latest portrait of his son, killed in the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla. Usually when he paints, Oliver, 50, ...

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04 May
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For parents of gun violence victims, protesting NRA in Dallas is personal

Manuel Oliver and Diana Earl both belong to a club that becomes less exclusive every day: survivors of gun violence victims. “Once you’re in this club, you cannot get out of it,” said Earl, whose son, Dedrick, was shot and ...

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13 Apr
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Parkland Students Are Asking Advertising’s Brightest Minds to Help Grow the Gun Control Movement

The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School know the news cycle is fast and furious. Momentous stories that once would have dominated the news for weeks now only hold the nation’s attention for days or even hours. Survivors of ...

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10 Apr
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Parents of slain Parkland student create mural in DTLA to stir up conversation on gun violence

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KABC) — The parents of one of the students who died in the Parkland school shooting created a mural in downtown L.A. Saturday as part of a series that will be done across the country. The mural ...

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28 Mar
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PHOTOS: Everytown x The Standard, High Line’s Powerful Parkland 17 Installation

On the heels of the student-led March For Our Lives demonstrations across the country, The Standard, High Line, in partnership with Everytown, presented Parkland 17—a commemorative exhibition in memory of the 17 victims who were murdered at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High ...

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28 Mar
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Parkland Survivors on the Importance of March for Our Lives

On the eve of March for Our Lives, Sam Zeif, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and Manuel Oliver, the father of Sam’s close friend Joaquin who was lost in the shooting, discussed the march.

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27 Mar
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We Parkland students made history. And we’re not going anywhere

We have been working relentlessly to make sure our voices get heard for the benefit of the men, women and children that we hope to save when our hard work comes to fruition in the halls of Congress. Iwoke up ...

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27 Mar
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“I might cry a little”: MSD students bring raw emotion to March for Our Lives

WASHINGTON — On Valentine’s Day, Tori Gonzalez was photographed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School grinning, wearing a red sweater and holding a little pink bag with a candy rose in it, a present from her boyfriend Joaquin Oliver. By ...

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