We reached out to locals who traveled the roughly 1,600 miles— a distance longer than the proposed pipeline itself— to support the water protectors there.
Its aim: That participants leave better equipped to handle anxiety when cops approach.
Protesters want the Frank Rizzo statue in Center City removed. How did it wind up at the Municipal Services Building?
Nine of 21 permitted protests next week have a Bernie Sanders focus and as one group describes it, a “Festivus” feel.
“The Democratic convention,” said one expert, “is usually more unruly than the Republican.”
Providers on Dr. Damon Constantinides’ list offer free or reduced-cost services, since protesters can face “a lot of trauma connected to putting your body on the line.”
Here’s a photo from the one in Mayfair. The other took place in Roxborough. Both drew hundreds.