An estimated 8,000 people protesting the election of Donald Trump gathered at Los Angeles’ MacArthur Park on Saturday morning and marched several miles to the Federal Building downtown.

Protests began Wednesday night, just a day after Trump’s victory in the presidential contest with Hillary Clinton. Largely peaceful demonstrations have continued in the days since, although at least 150 people were arrested in L.A. on Friday night.

Here is footage from Saturday’s protest, live streamed from Truthdig’s Facebook page:

“Trump has already promised to deport our families, build a larger wall of death, attack the working class, further criminalize people of color, criminalize a woman’s right to an abortion, attack Muslims, LGBT and much more!” says the event page for the protest, planned by the political organization Union del Barrio. Participants represented a wide array of causes, supporting issues such as the Black Lives Matter movement, LGBTQ rights, women’s rights and immigration.

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Truthdig captured the sights and sounds of the demonstration via Evrybit:

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