Youngstown joins in on worldwide support for science

Almost 300 people gathered at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Youngstown and marched around Wick Park

Science marches happened throughout the world Saturday, including one in Youngstown.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Science marches happened throughout the world Saturday, including one in Youngstown.

Almost 300 people gathered at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Youngstown and marched around Wick Park.

These people hope for more support in science research and for government leaders to create policies on public health based around science.

“Putting the message out there that science is important for our nation and our community and that innovation [is] going to improve our lives,” event organizer Alex McCaskey said.

This was one of hundreds of “science marches” happening throughout the world Saturday, including one in Washington, D.C. that had over 100,000 people.