A Promise to Protect: The Heart of Gun Safety and a New Approach to Advocacy

Power to the Parents by ParentsTogether

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In this episode, host Ailen Arreaza interviews Jessica Stamen, an activist and co-founder of Momtivist and Democrashe. Jessica shares her journey into activism, which was sparked by the Sandy Hook tragedy. She discusses her involvement with Moms Demand Action, an organization fighting for sensible gun legislation and gun safety education. Jessica emphasizes the importance of asking about gun safety and shares tips for parents on how to approach the topic. She also highlights the power of using humor in advocacy and shares examples of her videos that tackle serious issues in a lighthearted way. Jessica talks about her work with Momtivist, a group that empowers parents to fight for what they believe in, and her current focus on Democrashe, a program that empowers high school girls to become leaders and future elected officials. She envisions a futu ... 

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