March

  • May Day March to Protest Private Prisons

    Andrea Sears Public News Service NEW YORK – Workers and immigrants in New York City are marking May Day by demanding that Wall Street stop profiting off the private prison industry. The protest began with an early morning march from Battery Park to the heart of the financial district....
  • Marchers to Demand Texas Politicians “Respect Science”

    Mark Richardson Public News Service AUSTIN, Texas – Organizers of Austin’s annual March for Science hope to send a message to state lawmakers – stop politicizing, and start respecting science. The march and rally, scheduled for Saturday, will coincide with the city’s annual Earth Day celebration. Planners expect a crowd of...
  • “March For Our Lives” Teaches Hands-On Civics

    Stephanie Carson Public News Service ASHEVILLE, N.C. – In an unprecedented demonstration of civic engagement, hundreds of thousands of young people and other activists came out for hundreds of March For Our Lives events planned around the world. In Asheville, North Carolina, local students are organizing the march with assistance from...
  • Public Hearing & March Against Drilling Off California Coast

    Suzanne Potter Public News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Trump administration has proposed opening up almost all federal waters to oil and gas drilling, including the California coast – and the one and only public hearing in the state took place Thursday afternoon in Sacramento. A coalition of opposition groups is...
  • WOMEN’S MARCH CALIFORNIA GEARS UP FOR 2018

    14 RALLIES SCHEDULED THROUGHOUT CALIFORNIA ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 20th, 2018! LOS ANGELES, CA – Organizers for the Women’s March California 2018 have announced statewide rallies on Saturday, January 20th, 2018 – ‘Hear Our Vote’. Since the historic Women’s March on January 21, 2017, Women’s March California (WMCA) has formed as an IRS...
  • After a Weekend of Protests – Now What, California?

    Logan Pollard California News Service BERKELEY, Calif. – In California alone, there were nearly 50 “sister marches” in tandem with Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington in the nation’s capital. Rallies included smaller hamlets – like Santa Maria, Santa Paula and Oxnard, up north – as well as marches in...
  • The End Poverty Now March in Cleveland

    Anti-Poverty March Calls for Economic Justice at RNC

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – 341 California Republicans, delegates and alternates, are in Cleveland for the start of the Republican National Convention. On their hour-long commute from their hotel, they undoubtedly saw some protesters. One of those protests involved thousands of people for an anti-poverty rally...