March For Our Lives SLO Student Speeches

OLIVER HICKS, SLO High School Hello all, my name is Oliver Hicks and I am a senior at San Luis Obispo High School. I am joined on stage by my fellow student organizers from schools across our county, all of whom you will be hearing speak today. Before we get started,...

Mikaela Bell, March For Our Lives SLO Photographer

My name is Mikaela Bell, and I am a junior at Morro Bay High School. I started reading about intersectional feminism several years ago and from there my passion for activism has only grown and developed. I am in love with the art of photography and seek for all...

Franko Jira, March For Our Lives

My name is Franko Jira and I am an 18-year-old senior at Atascadero High School. I was born in Ethiopia and moved to Germany at the age of 5, before moving to the U.S. in 2010. After moving to the States, I have been actively trying to learn more about politics by...

Courtney Basden, March For Our Lives SLO Photographer

Courtney Basden is a senior at Atascadero High School with a passion for activism and political engagement. She has participated in Women’s March events in the past, and is a member of the Atascadero Feminist Club. Outside of school, she is apart of the Must!...

Keanu LyDay, March For Our Lives San Luis Obispo

  My name is Keanu LyDay, I’m a senior at Central Coast New Technology High School. I grew up in an impoverished household, in homeless shelters, women’s shelters, garages, and family floors. I got involved in political activism when I realized I had an...
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