What Parents Should Know About Firearm Suicide
September is back-to-school season. Normally that means a return to classrooms and extracurricular activities and routines. For many of our students, it also means the threat of school shootings.
Parkland dad: The call for officers to be removed from schools is a mistake
Editor's Note: Ryan Petty is a board member of Stand with Parkland, a national organization committed to advocating for practical public safety reforms focused on the safety of children and staff at school, improved mental health support and responsible firearms ownership.
Statement Concerning the Florida Legislature's Failure to Pass HB 7065
Stand with Parkland – The National Association of Families for Safe Schools released the following statement concerning the Florida Legislature's failure to pass the next bill in a series of common-sense school safety laws, HB 7065, to enhance the process started by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas P
We Lost Family at Parkland. You Should Learn From Our Personal Tragedy
Valentine's Day is a tough day for us.
Two years after Parkland, Trump administration unveils school safety resources
Max Schachter didn't set out to become a political activist, but this week, he found himself on Capitol Hill and in the Oval Office, where he joined the administration in discussing new steps toward making US schools safer.
Stand with Parkland Commends New School Safety Clearinghouse
PARKLAND, Fla — Stand with Parkland - The National Association of Families for Safe Schools today hailed to the unveiling of a new school initiative to help deter violence on our nation’s school campuses.
What do school shootings have in common? They could have been prevented, victims' parents say in Rosemont
Days after his 14-year-old daughter Alaina was murdered in her English class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, last year, Ryan Petty did what a lot of us do when we're searching for answers.
He asked Google.
I lost my daughter at Parkland. Even small changes to stop gun violence count as progress.
Gina Montalto, my straight-A, kindhearted, bubbly, 14-year-old daughter, was a freshman and one of the 17 wonderful souls killed by a gunman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Valentine’s Day 2018.
5 Questions Every Family Should Ask to Ensure School Safety
PARKLAND, Fla — Today, Stand with Parkland - The National Association of Families for Safe Schools has released a series of five questions that families need to ask to ensure their children’s safety as the school year
Stand with Parkland, Families of Victims, on How Keeping Children Safe Shouldn't Be a Partisan Issue
We stand with the people of El Paso, Texas, Dayton, Ohio, and Gilroy, California, and all Americans crestfallen by the latest mass shootings and determined to prevent the next one.
We hope that our nation can realize it is possible to respect differences, yet unite as an American family, and dem… https://t.co/iNgU28nR9z
Our founding families have traveled to Washington, DC many times. We took our broken hearts and our message of comp… https://t.co/a2wLTGttBG
Now more than ever the mental health of our students is so important. Make sure to check in with friends, family, a… https://t.co/wXakXFNJLk