DNC Protests, July 2016

In July, 2016 – thousands rallied and protested in the streets of Philadelphia for various causes.  One major cause being, Bernie Sanders, while others included clean energy, end of nuclear weapons, end homelessness, economic inequality, human rights, poverty, and criminal-justice reform.

Date Event Sponsor Expected participants Location
July 24-28
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
March for Bernie at DNC: Rally in support of candidate Bernie Sanders N/A 30.000 FDR Park (Broad St. and Pattison Ave.)
July 24
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
March for Bernie: Bernie Sanders rally N/A 3.000 Municipal Services Building plaza (Broad St. and JFK Blvd.)
July 24
1-5 p.m.
March for Clean Energy Revolution: One-mile march for clean energy technology and practices Food & Water Watch 5.000 Market St. from City Hall to Independence Mall
July 25-28
Time TBD
Race to Zero: Demonstration involving inflatable rocket to call for an end to nuclear weapons Global Zero 200 FDR Park, Marconi Plaza (Broad St. and Oregon Ave.)
July 25
8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
March on the DNC 2016: To protest the DNC’s “unfair” treatment of candidates Equality Coalition for Bernie Sanders 200 City Hall south on Broad St. to stadium complex
July 25
11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
The American Dream Project: Rally featuring an ice sculpture with political messaging Ligorano/Reese 100-200 National Park Service location TBD
July 25
Noon- 3 p.m.
Bernie Sanders Rally/March: Bernie Sanders rally Bernie Sanders supporters 5,000-15,000 City Hall south on Broad St. to stadium complex
July 25
2-6 p.m.
March for Our Lives*: March to end homelessness Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign 500 City Hall south on Broad St. to FDR Park
July 25
5-8 p.m.
Power Rally for Jill Stein for President: Jill Stein rally Jill Stein for President 300 FDR Park
July 26
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
March for Bernie: Bernie Sanders rally N/A 3.000 Municipal Services Building plaza
July 27-28
9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
We the People Restoration Rally: To address economic inequality, human rights, poverty, and criminal-justice reform Black Men for Bernie 2.000 Municipal Services Building plaza

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/381839451.html

 

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