'Say their name' in the rain: A rally to end violence against sex workers
Droves of rain kept people from lingering too long in LOVE Park Thursday. Some of the shops at the pop-up Christmas Village closed early. But under a tent at the base of the fountain, about two dozen activists gathered and chanted the names of the dead.
Keisha Jenkins. Tiffany Taylor. Caroline Anne Mencilla.
December 17 marks the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. Three Philadelphia-based advocacy groups (Project Safe, Revolutionary Student Coordinating Committee and the local chapter of SWOP) joined in the worldwide rally.