MIAMI (WSVN) - A non-profit organization created after the Sandy Hook tragedy in Connecticut presented an award to Miami-Dade Public Schools.
Sandy Hook Promise is an organization led by family members whose loved ones were killed in the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012. The non-profit empathized with the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting on Feb. 14 in Parkland and decided to present Miami-Dade Schools with an award.
The award is for Miami-Dade Public Schools’ efforts to teach students how to recognize warning signs before violence happens.
“After we saw what happened with the students at Parkland — after that shooting these kids have powerful voice,” said Sandy Hook Promise board member Bill Sherlach. “They really do, and they look for it immediately because this is their world.”
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