Uvalde, Resisting and Rising
For the past year, since the Uvalde school shooting, Futuro Investigates has been documenting the community’s trauma and the fight over assault rifles. Our team examines the police response, Uvalde’s history of struggle and healing.
A year after the Uvalde school shooting, FRONTLINE, Futuro Investigates, The Texas Tribune and Latino USA document the community’s trauma and the fight over assault rifles. Journalist Maria Hinojosa examines the police response, Uvalde’s history of struggle and its efforts to heal.
In the year since the Uvalde massacre, Caitlyne Gonzales, a surviving 11-year-old, has risen to speak on behalf of her murdered friends as an act of healing and moving on from the tragedy. Her mother, Gladys Gonzalez, and other moms impacted by gun violence said they had no choice but to tell the truth. They take action while supporting their children and nurturing themselves back from the trauma.
Government, Humanity, Spanish
En el año transcurrido desde la masacre de Uvalde, Caitlyne Gonzales, una niña de 11 años que sobrevivió, ha tomado la palabra en nombre de sus amigos asesinados como un acto de sanación y de seguir adelante después de la tragedia. Su madre, Gladys González, y otras madres afectadas por la violencia armada, afirman que no tuvieron otra opción más que decir la verdad. Ellas toman medidas mientras apoyan a sus hijos y se recuperan ellos mismos del trauma.
One year after the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Latino USA and Futuro Investigates explore how families in the community are dealing with grief, how they’re navigating their journey to healing and calling for accountability.
“Uvalde Rising,” tells the story of how victims’ parents and survivors are fighting for gun reform and calling for more mental health resources.
Some of the reporting for this episode is based on the PBS Frontline documentary film “After Uvalde: Guns, Grief & Texas Politics.”
For the past year, since the Uvalde school shooting, Futuro Investigates have been documenting the community’s trauma and the fight over assault rifles. Our team examines the police response, Uvalde’s history of struggle and healing.
Después de meses reportando e investigando en Uvalde, Maria Hinojosa reflexiona sobre la respuesta oficial a la masacre del año pasado.
For almost a decade, Latino USA producer Reynaldo Leaños Jr. has been reporting across Texas. Born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley, he returned to his home state to report, under a personal emotional challenge, on the Uvalde massacre and the healing efforts of victims and their families.
Reporter’s Notebook, Spanish
Durante casi una década, el productor de Latino USA Reynaldo Leaños Jr. ha hecho reportajes en Texas. Nacido y criado en Rio Grande Valley, él regreso a su estado natal para reportar, bajo un desafío emotivo y personal, sobre la masacre de Uvalde, los esfuerzos de las víctimas y sus familias para sanar.
Maria and Julio reflect on the one-year anniversary of the school massacre in Uvalde, Texas and the lasting impacts on the community. We go deeper in our roundtable to look at how families of victims– especially mothers, both past and present, bring about change. Maria leads the discussion with Keith Beauchamp, award-winning filmmaker and producer on the film “Till,” and Monica Muñoz Martinez, historian and associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin.
After the tragic Uvalde school shooting in 2022, Abel Ortiz, an art professor at Southwest Texas Junior College, asked artists from across the state to come together to use the power of art to heal. See the results of their efforts in this video.