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Students, activists rally again Downtown for climate action

High schooler Benjamin Gutschow said at Friday's climate strike that young people need to demand more from their government.

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

December 7, 2019

The group of about 100 included high schoolers, politicians and organizers with established activist groups like Socialist Alternative Pittsburgh.

Hundreds of Pittsburghers join massive global climate strike

Students hold handmade signs in Downtown Pittsburgh at Friday's Youth Climate Strike.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

No one knows exactly how many people participated in Friday’s worldwide climate strike, but it’s clear the number is in the millions. In Pittsburgh, the youth-led protest brought hundreds Downtown.

Meet the teen activists leading Pittsburgh’s Youth Climate Strike

Leandra Mira (left) and Sarah Hart (right) of the Pittsburgh Youth Climate Strike.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

Leandra Mira has been leading Fridays for Future in Pittsburgh since June. Now, she and her fellow organizers are getting ready for this Friday's national youth climate strike.

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