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DNC: Protests, Rallies, and Marches Taking Place During the DNC

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The city has issued dozens of permits for protests, rallies, and demonstrations taking place during the Democratic National Convention this week. Several protests took place on Sunday, July 24, and they'll continue on through Friday. Up to 50,000 people are expected to march through Philadelphia for one cause or the another.

Thanks to a helpful database that the city has made public, we were able to map all of the permitted protests. Most of them will be around City Hall and at FDR Park near the Wells Fargo Center, the main site of the convention. Here, we've listed all of the planned demonstrations, in order of date and time.

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1. Occupy DNC

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1 Penn Sq
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 686-0321
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Bernie Sanders supporters will be congregating on the south side of City Hall on Monday, July 25 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Following that protest, they'll move to FDR Park zones 5 and 6 from July 27 to 28 from more speakers, food, and music.

2. Equality March

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Philadelphia, PA 19102
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On Monday, July 25 the Equality Coalition March will meet at City Hall and run from 12 to 3 p.m. The march calls for improvements to promote the lives of citizens.

3. March for Our Lives

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Philadelphia, PA 19102
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The Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign will host a march from City Hall along South Broad Street starting at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 25. The march is a demonstration against economic injustice and poverty.

4. Power to the People Rally

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park
Philadelphia, PA

The Power to the People Rally takes place on Monday, July 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. in Zone 2. It's hosted by Jill Stein, who plans to run for president in 2020.

5. Mock Trial for Hillary Clinton

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park
Philadelphia, PA

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6. Candlelight Vigil

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park
Philadelphia, PA

Also at FDR Park on Monday, July 25: There will be a candelight vigil from 7 to 10 p.m. commemorating the "death of Democracy." It'll be held in Zone 6.

7. Bernie Rally

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2800 South Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19148

About 5,000 people are expected to attend this Bernie Rally on the west side of Marconi Plaza on Monday, July 25 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. It will be an open-mic rally with speakers showing support for Bernie Sanders.

8. Phila. Federation of Teachers

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2800 South Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19148

Also at Marconi Plaza—on the east side—there will be a Philadelphia Federation of Teachers demonstration, protesting more than 1,000 without a contract. It takes place on Monday, July 25 from 3:45 to 8 p.m.

9. Interfaith Prayer Circle for Peace, Unity and Justice

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10. Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC / CeaseFirePA Rally

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On Tuesday, July 26 the Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC / CeaseFirePA Rally will take place at Logan Square from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The rally will support taking a stand against gun violence.

11. March for Bernie

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12. Black DNC Resistance Against Police Terrorism and State Repression

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1300 Diamond St
Philadelphia, PA 19122

On Tuesday, July 26 Philly REAL Justice will host a rally at 1300 Diamond Street against police violence. The time of the rally is from 1:30 to 3 p.m. It will also include a march from 1300 Diamond Street down Broad Street to City Hall.

13. Shut Down the DNC Rally

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1 Penn Sq
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 686-0321

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14. Religious Demonstration

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park
Philadelphia, PA

Westboro Baptist Church (always protesting something) will be making an appearance in Philly on July 26 and 27 at FDR Park in Zone 6. Their permit describes their protest as follows: "Peaceful religious demonstration featuring signs, banners, placards, flags and music." Ten people are expected.

15. Trump for PA

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2800 South Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19148

On the east side of Marconi Plaza, Trump for PA will host a rally in support of Donald Trump from July 26 through 28, starting at 8 a.m.

16. We the People Restoration Rally

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Black Men for Bernie will rally at Thomas Paine Plaza from July 27 to 28. The rally goes from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. each day and will "address economic inequality, human rights, poverty, criminal justice reform and lack of ownership."

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17. Nuns on the Bus

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N 33rd St & Reservoir Dr
Philadelphia, PA 19121

18. Conscious Convergence

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on Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Conscious Convergence will include First Amendment workshops, public discussions, and a temporary art installation. It takes place from Monday, July 25 to Thursday, July 28 at Rittenhouse Square from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. It will also be set up on the west side of Marconi Plaza from July 26 to 28.

1. Occupy DNC

1 Penn Sq, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Bernie Sanders supporters will be congregating on the south side of City Hall on Monday, July 25 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Following that protest, they'll move to FDR Park zones 5 and 6 from July 27 to 28 from more speakers, food, and music.

1 Penn Sq
Philadelphia, PA 19102

2. Equality March

1 Penn Sq, Philadelphia, PA 19102

On Monday, July 25 the Equality Coalition March will meet at City Hall and run from 12 to 3 p.m. The march calls for improvements to promote the lives of citizens.

1 Penn Sq
Philadelphia, PA 19102

3. March for Our Lives

1 Penn Sq, Philadelphia, PA 19102

The Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign will host a march from City Hall along South Broad Street starting at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 25. The march is a demonstration against economic injustice and poverty.

1 Penn Sq
Philadelphia, PA 19102

4. Power to the People Rally

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park, Philadelphia, PA

The Power to the People Rally takes place on Monday, July 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. in Zone 2. It's hosted by Jill Stein, who plans to run for president in 2020.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park
Philadelphia, PA

5. Mock Trial for Hillary Clinton

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park, Philadelphia, PA

A photo posted by maurahp (@maurahp) on

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park
Philadelphia, PA

6. Candlelight Vigil

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park, Philadelphia, PA

Also at FDR Park on Monday, July 25: There will be a candelight vigil from 7 to 10 p.m. commemorating the "death of Democracy." It'll be held in Zone 6.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park
Philadelphia, PA

7. Bernie Rally

2800 South Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19148

About 5,000 people are expected to attend this Bernie Rally on the west side of Marconi Plaza on Monday, July 25 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. It will be an open-mic rally with speakers showing support for Bernie Sanders.

2800 South Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19148

8. Phila. Federation of Teachers

2800 South Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19148

Also at Marconi Plaza—on the east side—there will be a Philadelphia Federation of Teachers demonstration, protesting more than 1,000 without a contract. It takes place on Monday, July 25 from 3:45 to 8 p.m.

2800 South Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19148

9. Interfaith Prayer Circle for Peace, Unity and Justice

Philadelphia, PA 19102

10. Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC / CeaseFirePA Rally

Philadelphia, PA

On Tuesday, July 26 the Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC / CeaseFirePA Rally will take place at Logan Square from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The rally will support taking a stand against gun violence.

11. March for Bernie

Philadelphia, PA 19102

12. Black DNC Resistance Against Police Terrorism and State Repression

1300 Diamond St, Philadelphia, PA 19122

On Tuesday, July 26 Philly REAL Justice will host a rally at 1300 Diamond Street against police violence. The time of the rally is from 1:30 to 3 p.m. It will also include a march from 1300 Diamond Street down Broad Street to City Hall.

1300 Diamond St
Philadelphia, PA 19122

13. Shut Down the DNC Rally

1 Penn Sq, Philadelphia, PA 19102

A photo posted by Steven Steingard (@sms101) on

1 Penn Sq
Philadelphia, PA 19102

14. Religious Demonstration

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park, Philadelphia, PA

Westboro Baptist Church (always protesting something) will be making an appearance in Philly on July 26 and 27 at FDR Park in Zone 6. Their permit describes their protest as follows: "Peaceful religious demonstration featuring signs, banners, placards, flags and music." Ten people are expected.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park
Philadelphia, PA

15. Trump for PA

2800 South Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19148

On the east side of Marconi Plaza, Trump for PA will host a rally in support of Donald Trump from July 26 through 28, starting at 8 a.m.

2800 South Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19148

16. We the People Restoration Rally

Philadelphia, PA 19102

Black Men for Bernie will rally at Thomas Paine Plaza from July 27 to 28. The rally goes from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. each day and will "address economic inequality, human rights, poverty, criminal justice reform and lack of ownership."

A photo posted by Jakob Soza (@jakobsozamusic) on

17. Nuns on the Bus

N 33rd St & Reservoir Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19121
N 33rd St & Reservoir Dr
Philadelphia, PA 19121

18. Conscious Convergence

on Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Conscious Convergence will include First Amendment workshops, public discussions, and a temporary art installation. It takes place from Monday, July 25 to Thursday, July 28 at Rittenhouse Square from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. It will also be set up on the west side of Marconi Plaza from July 26 to 28.

on Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103