Other marches in Philadelphia took place on Monday. Roughly 100 people gathered at Thomas Paine Plaza, and, after a series of speeches, marched through the city toward Independence Mall.
In addition to hosting the tournament, the organization's members work with Science Olympiad teams at local schools. They tutor students every week as the teams prepare for upcoming tournaments.
The SEPTA Key card will see a city-wide release this week, after a test run of the system on Feb. 9 at the 69th Street Transportation Center in Upper Darby.
Christina Maxwell, research director at the Drexel Neurosciences Institute and coordinator of PC4C research activities, said she feels members are taking the correct approach by working collectively.
The Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams announced that he will not run for a third term.
“We had a large homeless audience counting on us to come in, turn the lights on and make pizza,” Wartman said. “There is no substitute for experience, no easy way to acquire it. I’m glad I didn’t quit.”
Urban Studies expert Ira Harkavy said “democracy must begin at home, and its home is the truly engaged neighborly university and its local community partners.”
The bill’s sponsor, Councilman Bill Greenlee, believes these new regulations help female and minority applicants.