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.
Some Wilmington residents are calling on the police chief to resign if he can’t stop the city’s gun violence.
They have been wearing hoodies for weeks in a show of support for Trayvon Martin — believing from the very beginning that charges were warranted in this case. Eyewitness News was there as protestors at the University of Delaware heard the news they have been waiting for.
Students, parents and alumni gathered for a rally in South Philadelphia’s Pennsport neighborhood Thursday night in support of two Catholic schools set to close.
Nearly 1,000 people gathered at the National Constitution Center on Friday night to mark the 30th anniversary of Mumia Abu-Jamal’s incarceration, and to continue to fight for his release from Pennsylvania’s death row.
The New Jersey Assembly has passed landmark employee benefits legislation requiring more than 500,000 public workers to pay sharply more for pension and health benefits.
Dozens of nurses and their supporters are chanting to put the hospital on notice: they’re ready to strike if Crozer-Chester refuses to put more of them on duty.
Roughly 50 members of a neo-Nazi group took to the streets of New Jersey’s capital city on Saturday to speak out against illegal immigrants, crime and the nation’s leaders.