Calling for change


Yanely Henriquez, the mother of Angellyh Yambo, in photo above, honors her daughter on what would have been her 18th birthday . Yambo was gunned down in front of her school two years ago. As part of the Angellyh Yambo Foundation campaign against gun violence, Mary Hernandez, Yambo’s aunt and head of the foundation, held a summit at La Central YMCA last Friday. Pamela Hight of Everytown/Moms Demand Action who lost two sons to gun violence, in photo below,  tells her story. At right, Yambo’s classmates and parents listened in to the conversation at the summit.

Angellyh Yambo Foundation, guns, Mary Hernandez, Yanely Henriquez, La Central YMCA, Pamela Hight, murder, homicide, school shooting