We The Future:
Young Leaders of Social Change

Online Exhibit

Paul S. John
Ending gun violence

"I knew I needed to get involved when young, Black, unarmed men were being shot to death for no good reason and the people who killed them weren't being held accountable."

Poster: Paul S. John by Munk One

Paul (he/him) is a social justice advocate who works to end anti-Black racism and systemic violence. As Manager of Mayoral Outreach at Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Paul works with mayors across the country to amplify their voices in support of gun safety laws while facilitating the exchange of local strategies and tactics among municipal officials to reduce gun violence. Paul has also worked with the Million Hoodies Movement for Justice, where he led the organization's efforts to build its strategies, expand its membership, and support the next generation of leaders.

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