ITHACA, N.Y. — Hundreds of people attended two rallies in Ithaca Sunday night in solidarity with the people of Charlottesville, Virginia, where white supremacists rallied and clashed with counterprotesters, leaving one woman dead and many injured.

People from the first rally in Dewitt Park  joined a large vigil in the Ithaca Commons at 8:30 p.m. to ‘Shine a Light Into the Night for Charlottesville.’ People brought lights and candles to shine while speakers addressed the need for change, awareness, action and unity at a local level.

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Below are photos from both rallies: 

Phoebe Brown speaks to a crowd of over 200 people at Dewitt Park Sunday. Photo by Jolene Almendarez/The Ithaca Voice
People gather at Dewitt Park to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia, a city where white supremacist groups, such as Nazis and the KKK, clashed with counterprotesters. One woman was killed and many people were injured during the riots in Charlottesville Saturday. Photo by Jolene Almendarez/The Ithaca Voice
People gather at Dewitt Park to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia, a city where white supremacist groups, such as Nazis and the KKK, clashed with counterprotesters. One woman was killed and many people were injured during the riots in Charlottesville Saturday. Photo by Jolene Almendarez/The Ithaca Voice
People gather at Dewitt Park to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia, a city where white supremacist groups, such as Nazis and the KKK, clashed with counterprotesters. One woman was killed and many people were injured during the riots in Charlottesville Saturday. Photo by Jolene Almendarez/The Ithaca Voice
Activist Walaa Maharem-Horan attends a rally in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia. Photo by Jolene Almendarez/The Ithaca Voice
Phoebe Brown speaks to a crowd of over 200 people at Dewitt Park Sunday. Photo by Jolene Almendarez/The Ithaca Voice
People gather at Dewitt Park to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia, a city where white supremacist groups, such as Nazis and the KKK, clashed with counterprotesters. One woman was killed and many people were injured during the riots in Charlottesville Saturday. Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
People gather at Dewitt Park to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia, a city where white supremacist groups, such as Nazis and the KKK, clashed with counterprotesters. One woman was killed and many people were injured during the riots in Charlottesville Saturday. Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
People gather at Dewitt Park to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia, a city where white supremacist groups, such as Nazis and the KKK, clashed with counterprotesters. One woman was killed and many people were injured during the riots in Charlottesville Saturday. Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
People gather at Dewitt Park to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia, a city where white supremacist groups, such as Nazis and the KKK, clashed with counterprotesters. One woman was killed and many people were injured during the riots in Charlottesville Saturday. Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
People gather at Dewitt Park to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia, a city where white supremacist groups, such as Nazis and the KKK, clashed with counterprotesters. One woman was killed and many people were injured during the riots in Charlottesville Saturday. Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
People gather at Dewitt Park to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia, a city where white supremacist groups, such as Nazis and the KKK, clashed with counterprotesters. One woman was killed and many people were injured during the riots in Charlottesville Saturday. Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
People gather at Dewitt Park to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia, a city where white supremacist groups, such as Nazis and the KKK, clashed with counterprotesters. One woman was killed and many people were injured during the riots in Charlottesville Saturday. Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
Military veteran Colleen Boland speaks to a crowd at Dewitt Park Sunday evening. Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
People gather at Dewitt Park to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia, a city where white supremacist groups, such as Nazis and the KKK, clashed with counterprotesters. One woman was killed and many people were injured during the riots in Charlottesville Saturday. Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
Military veteran Colleen Boland speaks to a crowd at Dewitt Park Sunday evening. Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
Hundreds of people attended a rally in the Ithaca Commons Sunday to ‘Shine a Light Into the Night for Charlottesville,’ standing in solidarity with the city after white supremacists, such as Nazis and the KKK, clashed with counterprotesters Sunday in Virginia. One woman was killed and many were injured during the Saturday march in Charlottesville. Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice.
Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
Legislator Anna Kelles speaks to the crowd at the Ithaca Commons Sunday night, who gathered to stand in support of Charlottesville. Photo by Mike Blaney
Fabina Colon addresses the crowd at the Bernie Milton Pavilion stage Sunday night. Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice
Fabina Colon addresses the crowd at the Bernie Milton Pavilion stage Sunday night. Photo by Mike Blaney/The Ithaca Voice

Jolene Almendarez

Jolene Almendarez is Managing Editor at The Ithaca Voice. She can be reached at jalmendarez@ithacavoice.com; you can learn more about her at the links in the top right of this box.