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‘Fords at the Philadelphia Climate March: A Photo Essay

Features editor David Edelman ’21 attended the climate march in Philadelphia on September 20.

A mom who was attending the rally with her kids asked to take a picture of Maya Wernick ’22 and her sign.

Several Haverford students with their homemade signs.

The marchers included thousands of high school students from around the Philadelphia area

After running into each other at the rally, about twenty Haverford students decided to take a photo together.

Rallying in front of Philadelphia City Hall, led by youth organizers in the Sunrise Movement

Sophie Schleifer ’22, supported by Will Harris-Braun ’22

Several teenage activists spoke about their families’ experiences with climate change. Others performed music for the audience

“I’m 13 years old and I’m here striking for my generation’s future!” exclaimed one speaker

After about an hour, the crowd marched south, chanting slogans and encouraging passers-by to join in.

Turning back towards City Hall.

Tri-Co allies: Matthew Neils and Jennifer Paige, both Swarthmore ’22

Swarthmore students that came to the strike with their chapter of Sunrise Movement

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