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Parkland shooting survivors to embark on a summer tour

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez pauses during the March for Our Lives Rally in Washington, D.C., on March 24, 2018.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez pauses during the March for Our Lives Rally in Washington, D.C., on March 24, 2018. AFP/Getty Images

Parkland shooting survivors are getting ready to reveal a "super big" secret announcement Monday morning.

According to Axios, the students will embark on a 20-state summer tour to register young voters and promote gun law changes.

The two-month tour will be called "March for Our Lives: Road to Change," according to the report. The tour will launch June 15 in Chicago.

Though student leaders from the March For Our Lives movement have referred to the impromptu briefing online, they're remaining tight-lipped on what exactly they'll be unveiling.

The event will be held at 10 a.m. at the Parkland Amphitheater in Florida.

David Hogg — a Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school senior turned gun-control activist — took to Twitter on Sunday, not long after Jimmy Fallon appeared at the school's graduation ceremony.

Four seniors, along with the 13 other people who were murdered on Feb. 14, were honored at the event.

Hogg, an avid Tweeter, told his followers he'd be logging off the social media platform until the big reveal.

When the Miami Herald asked for some clues, Hogg directed questions to a marketing and communications firm, Precision Strategies.

A spokesperson told the Herald in an emailed statement that student leaders would "announce the next phase of their movement."

"As part of the next phase, the students will be harnessing the enormous energy and passion against gun violence displayed by the millions of people at the 800 March For Our Lives events across the country on March 24 and turning it into action," the email said.

On its website, Precision Strategies says it has "won presidential elections, defined Fortune 500 brands, shaped public opinion, and created movements from the ground up."

A spokesperson would not disclose to the Herald whether the firm is being funded.

Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida visited a school in Washington, D.C. on March 22. The students held a rally to end gun violence in all communities.

Monique O. Madan, 305-376-2108, @MoniqueOMadan
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