Teachers, joined by parents and students, gathered outside Philadelphia school district headquarters in Spring Garden.
Dozens of protesters rallied and marched for more than two hours in West Philadelphia Tuesday night.
The Middle East conflict hits close to home as protestors rally at Love Park.
The show of support Friday was spurred by a man who was killed earlier this year on the streets of Camden.
Park officials said they rescinded all permits for special events because of the shutdown that began Tuesday.
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.
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.”
Several dozen people came to make a point that the federal ruling does affect New Jersey.
Braving the cold rain, supporters chanted and cheered with each speaker who made arguments that this is about basic rights.
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.
Protesters rallied outside of the Philadelphia School District’s headquarters on North Broad Street just hours after the district announced the closures.
Hundreds of Penn State alumni and fans have attended a rally calling for the university’s president and board of trustees to step down over their actions amid the child sex abuse scandal that engulfed the campus a year ago.
Union members planned to turn out by the thousands Saturday to support a second bill of rights for the American worker and express their disappointment in the Democratic Party.