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President Pines Responds to Tragedy in Uvalde, Texas

Message from President Darryll J. Pines

By Darryll J. Pines

President Pines responded on Twitter to the tragic shooting that occurred on May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas:

Our hearts break for the families again torn apart by gun violence.As we grieve another tragedy, we ask ourselves what we can do to prevent these horrific attacks. We are a community who cares and feels the weight and urgency of our responsibility to be part of the solution.Ending gun violence is a grand challenge that we face. Taking action is one way that we honor the lives lost.