Theo Koskoff is too young to vote.
But the Staples High School junior knows how to make his voice heard.
And he knows how social media can amplify that voice, loudly and powerfully.
Using Facebook, Theo organized a peaceful protest. It took place today in New York — at Trump Tower on 5th Avenue.
Theo set up a page — #RefugeesWelcomeSit-In — and posted:
Trump just won, and many of us will end up okay. But many will not. He has complete control over the amount of refugees coming into our country. Right now there are more than 65.3 million refugees around the world, more than half of whom are children. If you care about humanity, come to this peaceful sit-in at Trump Tower in NYC. This is not an anti-Trump protest, it’s a pro-refugee message to the President-Elect of the United States. We will show love, not hatred. #NYCsayswelcome #welcomerefugees
It was more of a positive message to refugees than a protest against the president-elect. Passersby joined in, and tons of people took photos.
Feedback was largely positive.
No word on what the target of the event — enjoying Thanksgiving in Palm Beach — thought.