Teachers, joined by parents and students, gathered outside Philadelphia school district headquarters in Spring Garden.
Several hundred workers at Atlantic City’s Showboat casino will stage a rally to protest its planned Aug. 31 shutdown.
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts law mandating a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics.
Philadelphia Police say they were charged with a summary offense for obstructing the roadway, and all were released.
An enthusiastic group of fast food workers rallied outside of a North Philadelphia McDonald’s Tuesday to show support class actions filed against the company in Michigan, California and New York.
Police in Philadelphia are starting to arrest a group of activists staging a protest over the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Some northern New Jersey residents have returned to the scene of a notorious traffic jam.
Instead of honoring former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, they’re honoring Ambassador Chris Stevens and the three other victims with the Defender of Liberty Award, says member Mary Ellen Jones.
Father Anthony Sabbagh, of St. George’s Orthodox Church in Allentown, is speaking out against the violence in his native country, Syria — and that includes possible U.S. involvement.
About 70 protestors with the Syrian American Council took to Independence Mall on Friday afternoon to protest the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government on Syrian rebels.
Teachers and parents gathered on the steps of de Burgos Elementary School at 4th and Lehigh to decry school budget cuts and demand more funding.
At a City Hall rally Tuesday afternoon, members of the Philadelphia Coalition Advocating for Public Schools had a simple message: “Council needs to get back to work.”
About 150 federal employees gathered in the shadow of the Liberty Bell and the Federal Building at lunchtime on Wednesday to protest the across the board federal government cuts known as sequestration.
Rallies were held around the world today including here in Philadelphia demanding an end to violence against women.
Local activist groups, students, parents and community members plan to come together Saturday afternoon to protest the recommended school closings announced on Wednesday.