By Corey Rothauser | Sept. 20, 2019

Thousands of people rallied at City Hall in Philadelphia as part of a global demonstration to demand action on climate change. The event was largely organized by young people, many of whom walked out of their schools to protest. There were similar rallies across New Jersey, but for many residents of South Jersey, the Philadelphia event was the closets and largest.

Here are some highlights from the event:

This story is part of our participation in a statewide climate reporting collaboration with members of the NJ College News Commons, a network of campus media outlets working together to cover the climate crisis in New Jersey.