2017 brought renewed interest in our government and inspired many to act for change.  These images show those gathered for the Women’s March January 21, 2017 at the Boston Common where 175,000 people expressed their views.  Scientists and advocates rallied on February 19, 2017 in Copley Square Boston to stand up for science and protest efforts to discredit scientific endeavors.  March For Science Boston on April 22, 2017 drew more support from scientists and the community to advocate for the importance of science and recognition of the impact of climate change.