G20 Protest / by Justin Merriman

As the mayor of Pittsburgh, Luke Ravenstahl, addresses members of the media, protesters displaying a banner stand behind him as they disrupt a briefing by the mayor, Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato, and Dennis Yablonsky, CEO, Allegheny Conference on Community Development, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday afternoon, September 9, 2009. The briefing was an opportunity for the national media to hear Pittsburgh's turnaround story and why Pittsburgh is the site of the upcoming G-20 summit on September 24-25. Protesters (from right to left) Sam Daly, 23, of Madison, WI., David Sievers, 23, of Bethesda, MD., and Kim Huynh, 22, of Gainsville, FL., said they will be in Pittsburgh for the summit.