Thousands attend March for Science in Cleveland

March for Science in Cleveland

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The March for Science in Cleveland was a local collaboration between volunteers, foundations and science based organizations.

Cleveland Police say that an estimated 10,000 people attended the event that took place on the South Side of Public Square on April 22. Professor's, Scientists and Engineers shared what makes science so important in Northeast Ohio.

Speakers included Dr. Evalyn Gates, Director and CEO of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Dr. Emmitt Jolly from Case Western Reserve University, and several others from local colleges and organizations.

Speakers shared facts about endangered species. March For Science Events were held across the country, including Washington, D.C. and New York City.

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