X Gonzalez

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  • Gun Violence Prevention Activist
  • Featured in 'Us Kids' - a documentary chronicling the March for Our Lives movement
  • Co-Organizer of #MarchForOurLives - the largest student-led demonstration in American History
  • Advocate for Racial Justice and LGBTQ+ Rights



Activist and advocate X González (they/them) is globally recognized as a leading voice in the gun violence prevention movement. A survivor of the Marjory Stoneman-Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, X was instrumental in organizing the historic #MarchForOurLives protest in Washington, D.C. – the largest student-led demonstration in American history. With their powerful speech – “We Call B.S.” – X empowered young people to speak out, and in their riveting remarks at the #MarchForOurLives they honored their fellow classmates with transformative moments of silence. While in high school, X also served as the President of the Gay-Straight Alliance, and recently graduated from New College of Florida with a major in activism. X continues to be at the forefront advocating for gun violence prevention including intersectional issues such as racial justice and LGBTQ+ rights. In the wake of the mass shootings in Buffalo, Uvalde, and Tulsa this year, X spoke at March For Our Lives' second rally in Washington D.C.

X has been featured numerous times in the Washington PostThe AtlanticCNNNPRReutersVariety, in a call to action they wrote for Vogueon the cover of TIME as well as their list of 100 Most Influential People of 2018, and appeared on MSNBC with a message of motivation to “empathize rather than feel apathy.” They received the Community Impact Award from the LGBTCenter in NYC, the International Children’s Peace Prize, they were selected in Variety’s Power of Women Impact Report of 2018, honored in GLAAD’s "20 under 20 list," among many other accolades. X was featured in the documentary Us Kids, which premiered at Sundance and chronicles the March for Our Lives movement to make change against incredible odds. In compelling keynotes and conversations, X shares their incredible journey as an advocate and what it will take to create a better world, inspiring and motivating audiences of all kinds.

 

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Becoming the Face of a Movement

Gun violence prevention activist X González has been speaking out since surviving the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida. After helping organize the historic #MarchForOurLives protest in Washington, D.C. – the largest student-led demonstration in American history – X has made powerful speec ...

Gun violence prevention activist X González has been speaking out since surviving the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida. After helping organize the historic #MarchForOurLives protest in Washington, D.C. – the largest student-led demonstration in American history – X has made powerful speeches that have inspired audiences worldwide. In this compelling talk, X shares what it meant to become a public figure, their journey as an activist, and what comes next in the movement.

Creating Positive Change

As a powerful advocate for gun violence prevention, as well as intersectional issues such as racial justice and LGBTQ+ rights, X González is a leading voice speaking out to create a better world for everyone. With their background as an activist and creator of the #MarchForOurLives protest and movem ...

As a powerful advocate for gun violence prevention, as well as intersectional issues such as racial justice and LGBTQ+ rights, X González is a leading voice speaking out to create a better world for everyone. With their background as an activist and creator of the #MarchForOurLives protest and movement, X shares insights and inspiration for audiences who strive to make a difference as individuals, communities, and organizations.

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X González (they/them) is a gun-violence prevention activist born and raised in Parkland, Florida. A survivor of the Marjory Stoneman-Douglas High School shooting, X became a leading voice in the gun-violence prevention movement with their powerful speech “We Call BS”. In 2018, they were instrumental in organizing the historic #MarchForOurLives protest in Washington D.C., the largest student-led demonstration in American history. While in high school, X also served as the President of the Gay-Straight Alliance. X continues to be at the forefront advocating for gun violence prevention including intersectional issues such as racial justice and LGBTQ+ rights. In the wake of the mass shootings in Buffalo, Uvalde, and Tulsa this year, X spoke at March For Our Lives second rally in Washington D.C. Most recently, X graduated from New College of Florida with a major in activism.