National School Walkout Day: SF Bay Area students protest against gun violence

Students raise their fists and chant in solidarity as they gather in front of San Francisco City Hall to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)
Students raise their fists and chant in solidarity as they gather in front of San Francisco City Hall to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Hundreds of San Francisco Bay Area students walked out of class and gathered in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

Photographs by Ekevara Kitpowsong

Huge crowd of students gather in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

A huge crowd of students gathers in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Students raise their fists and chant in solidarity as they gather in front of San Francisco City Hall to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

Students raise their fists and chant in solidarity as they gather in front of San Francisco City Hall to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

A huge crowd of students gathers in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

A huge crowd of students gathers in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Students raise their fists and chant in solidarity as they gather in front of San Francisco City Hall to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

Students raise their fists and chant in solidarity as they gather in front of San Francisco City Hall to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

A protester holds a banner in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 during the protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)song)

A protester holds a banner in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, during the protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Students raise their fists in solidarity as they gather in front of San Francisco City Hall to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

Students raise their fists in solidarity as they gather in front of San Francisco City Hall during the rain to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Huge crowd of students gathers in front of San Francisco’s City Hall during the rain on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

Huge crowd of students gathers in front of San Francisco’s City Hall during the rain on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

A huge crowd of students gathers in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Students raise their fists and chant in solidarity as they gather in front of San Francisco City Hall to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

Students raise their fists and chant in solidarity as they gather in front of San Francisco City Hall to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

A huge crowd of students gathers in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

A huge crowd of students gathers in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Students hold banners on the steps of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

Students hold banners on the steps of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Students gather in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

Students gather in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

A man holds a banner in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 as a huge crowd of students gather together to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

A man holds a banner in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as a huge crowd of students gathers together to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Students raise their fists in solidarity as they gather in front of San Francisco City Hall to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

Students raise their fists in solidarity as they gather in front of San Francisco City Hall to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Students hold a banner on the steps of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

Students hold a banner on the steps of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

A huge crowd of students gathers in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

A huge crowd of students gathers in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Students speak to the crowds gathered in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Hundreds of San Francisco Bay Area students walked out of classroom as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

Students speak to the crowds gathered in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Hundreds of San Francisco Bay Area students walked out of the classroom as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Students gather in front of San Francisco City Hall as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

Students gather in front of San Francisco City Hall as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Huge crowd of students gathers in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

The huge crowd of students gathers in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Students gather in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

Students gather in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

A student speaks to the crowds gathered in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Hundreds of San Francisco Bay Area students walked out of classroom as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

A student speaks to the crowds gathered in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Hundreds of San Francisco Bay Area students walked out of the classroom as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Students raise their fists and chant in solidarity as they gather in front of San Francisco City Hall to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

Students raise their fists and chant in solidarity as they gather in front of San Francisco City Hall to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Students gather in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

Students gather in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Supervisor Malia Cohen speaks to the huge crowd of students gather in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Hundreds of San Francisco Bay Area students walked out of classroom as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

Supervisor Malia Cohen speaks to a huge crowd of students gathering in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Hundreds of San Francisco Bay Area students walked out of the classroom as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Students gather in front of San Francisco’s City Hall as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting that a gunman killed 17 people at Majory Stoneman Douglas High school in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

Students gather in front of San Francisco’s City Hall as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Huge crowd of students gathers in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

A huge crowd of students gathers in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Students march from San Francisco City Hall to Embarcadero as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

Students march from San Francisco City Hall to Embarcadero as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Protesters march from San Francisco City Hall to Embarcadero as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

Protesters march from San Francisco City Hall to Embarcadero as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

Police officers block Market Street as protesters march from San Francisco City Hall to Embarcadero on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong)

Police officers block Market Street as protesters march from San Francisco City Hall to Embarcadero on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that a gunman killed 17 people. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Current SF)

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เอกวรา กิจเภาสงค์ Ekevara Kitpowsong a.k.a. The Aperturist. Award-Winning San Francisco photographer, born in Chicago and raised in Bangkok. The Aperturist documents her experiences and tells stories through photographs.

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