Reflections from the Shut Down D.C. Climate Strikes in September, 2019 (photo essay)

#ShutDownDC activists gathered again on September 27 to close Global Climate Week with a protest outside of the EPA, Trump Hotel, and Wells Fargo. Photo credit: Zhivko Illeieff
“By 8 a.m., a group of about 100 protesters had parked a bright pink and yellow sailboat on a busy intersection on K Street, the capital of corporate lobbying” -New York Times. September 23, 2019. Photo credit: Zhivko Illeieff
#ShutDownDC climate strike. September 23, 2019. Photo credit: Zhivko Illeieff
#ShutDownDC climate strike. September 23, 2019. Photo credit: Zhivko Illeieff
#ShutDownDC climate strike. September 23, 2019. Photo credit: Zhivko Illeieff
Police remove protesters from the pink and yellow boat “parked” two blocks away from the White House. September 23, 2019. Photo credit: Zhivko Illeieff
Police extricate a demonstrator locked to the trailer of the boat. September 23, 2019. Photo credit: Zhivko Illeieff
#ShutDownDC coalition members take over Logan Circle. September 23, 2019. Photo: Zhivko Illeieff
#ShutDownDC coalition members take over Logan Circle. September 23, 2019. Photo: Zhivko Illeieff
#ShutDownDC coalition members take over an intersection. September 23, 2019. Photo: Zhivko Illeieff
#ShutDownDC coalition members take over an intersection. September 23, 2019. Photo: Zhivko Illeieff
#ShutDownDC coalition members take over an intersection. September 23, 2019. Photo: Zhivko Illeieff
#ShutDownDC coalition members take over an intersection. September 23, 2019. Photo: Zhivko Illeieff
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#ShutDownDC activists gathered again on September 27 to close Global Climate Week with a protest outside of the EPA, Trump Hotel, and Wells Fargo. Photo credit: Zhivko Illeieff
#ShutDownDC activists gathered again on September 27 to close Global Climate Week with a protest outside of the EPA, Trump Hotel, and Wells Fargo. Photo credit: Zhivko Illeieff
#ShutDownDC activists gathered again on September 27 to close Global Climate Week with a protest outside of the EPA, Trump Hotel, and Wells Fargo. Photo credit: Zhivko Illeieff

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