March 1st Occupy for Education in Pictures!

DSC03793 1024x682 March 1st Occupy for Education in Pictures!

Photo by Matthew J Shochat

On March 1st, 2012, members of Occupy Boston, Occupy UMass Boston, Occupy Harvard, Students Occupy and others gathered at Dewey Square for a Day of Action against Student Debt. It was a spirited turnout despite the cold and rainy weather.

DSC03841 1024x682 March 1st Occupy for Education in Pictures!

Photo by Matthew J Shochat

After marching through the Financial District, the group went to City Hall.

DSC03878 1024x682 March 1st Occupy for Education in Pictures!

Photo by Matthew J Shochat

From Boston City Hall, the group marched to the State House where White Ribbon Day Events were taking place. A moment of silence was observed in solidarity with these events.

DSC03908 1024x682 March 1st Occupy for Education in Pictures!

Photo by Matthew J Shochat

The march then took to the streets around the Common.

DSC03930 1024x682 March 1st Occupy for Education in Pictures!

Photo by Matthew J Shochat

Everyone then gathered at the Hooker Entrance of the State House for a speak out.

DSC03977 1024x682 March 1st Occupy for Education in Pictures!

Photo by Matthew J Shochat

The speak out then moved inside the State House.

DSC04003 1024x682 March 1st Occupy for Education in Pictures!

Photo by Matthew J Shochat

Activists celebrated a successful day of action before dispersing at 4:00 PM.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *