Uvalde Survivors Want Safe Schools. TikTok Has A Solution.

June 15, 2023

Just around the corner from Robb Elementary, close enough to see the blackout fences that have popped up since the school closed, 12-year-old Miah Cerrillo is doing a friend’s hair. It’s a Friday afternoon, the end of yet another school week she didn’t spend in school.

A few kids, including 10-year-old Kendall Olivarez, have packed into the bedroom Miah shares with her little sister, 9-year-old Elena, whose half of the room is decked out in Lilo and Stitch merch: a comforter, a pillow, even a beach towel hanging over the window like a curtain. The movie was playing in the classroom when a shooter walked into their school and murdered 19 students and two teachers one year ago.

Read the full article here: https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2023/05/23/uvalde-school-security-safe-room-00098261