CHICAGO (CBS) — It’s a strong response echoing the call to action from Parkland Florida students.
At hundreds of town hall meetings across the country, lawmakers and students are addressing gun control and school safety.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Showers By Daybreak
One of those events was held in Glen Ellyn Saturday.
“No matter how young we are, it doesn’t mean our voices are small,” says Janiele Claunan a student at Glenbard North.READ MORE: Oak Lawn Woman Got Locked Out Of Her Facebook Business Account, And Even Facebook Can't Be Sure If The Email To Blame Was A Scam
It was standing room only at the Glen Ellyn event.
The town hall was organized by four local high schools.MORE NEWS: They Had A Tough Year Of E-Learning, But Southland College Prep Seniors Have Now Racked Up More Than $50 Million In Combined Merit Scholarships
Lawmakers and candidates were invited to bring solutions or commit to ones being offered.