Seeing Gun Violence Through The Eyes Of Young Immigrants & Youth Of Color

“I think that gun violence is truly an intersectional issue,” Kannan, 18, who is currently a National Youth Fellow with Giffords, the national gun-safety group founded by former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, tells Refinery29. “We wanted to highlight how it ties into other issues and affects marginalized identities. We wanted to remind people that gun violence is an issue of domestic violence, of race and police brutality, and more. It has so many more manifestations than how it’s portrayed in the media.”