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Parkland students spread message for change in Southwest Florida

Posted at 6:29 AM, Jun 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-25 06:31:23-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- The Parkland students will be in Southwest Florida this week as part of their statewide and national bus tour called "March For Our Lives: Road to Change."

Parkland students are continuing their fight to prevent gun violence after 14 students and three adults were gunned down at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School back in February.

They have a full day ahead of them in Fort Myers and Naples to spread their message for change.

From noon to 2:30 Monday afternoon, they'll have a private roundtable discussion with students in the area about preventing gun violence.

Then, a press conference with Lee and Collier students will happen from 3 to 3:30 Monday afternoon at the Best Western in Naples.

They'll host a voter registration drive from 4 to 7PM at the Silver Spot Cinema Terrace.

Their goal is to sign up new voters before the November midterm elections.

Lastly, they'll host a town hall meeting with Lee and Collier students at Florida Gulf Coast University from 8 to 9:30 Monday night.

Then, they will make their way over to Punta Gorda Tuesday.