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Activism Month 2017

Meet Sharron Cooks, activist and chair of the new Mayor’s Commission on LGBT Affairs people

Apr. 27, 2017 12:55 pm

Meet Sharron Cooks, activist and chair of the new Mayor’s Commission on LGBT Affairs

Says Cooks, the first transgender person to chair a city commission in Philly, on her new role: It's “complicated, but good complicated.”
Lutheran Settlement House is teaching teens about activism ‘on their own terms, in their own voice’ purpose

Apr. 27, 2017 10:17 am

Lutheran Settlement House is teaching teens about activism ‘on their own terms, in their own voice’

Students in the Fishtown nonprofit's SAFE after-school program are learning about women's rights this spring.
South Philly Barbacoa’s #Right2Work dinner series is doing a national tour results

Apr. 26, 2017 11:13 am

South Philly Barbacoa’s #Right2Work dinner series is doing a national tour

The dinner and discussion series formed by Ben Miller and Cristina Martinez to advocate for the rights of undocumented workers is headed to NYC on May 1.
Here’s how 3 Philly nonprofit leaders define ‘activism’ people

Apr. 20, 2017 12:55 pm

Here’s how 3 Philly nonprofit leaders define ‘activism’

"If we are not centering those most impacted we are not fighting for Liberation. Instead, we are fighting for more privilege. This is not the work of freedom."
For 3 local poets, ‘sanctuary’ means activism, community and having their voices heard results

Apr. 19, 2017 10:02 am

For 3 local poets, ‘sanctuary’ means activism, community and having their voices heard

A Leeway Foundation-funded migrant poetry workshop culminated in a public reading of the poems created by participants at Asian Arts Initiative. Here are three of them.
This coalition super group formed for the District Attorney race. Will it last? method

Apr. 17, 2017 12:49 pm

This coalition super group formed for the District Attorney race. Will it last?

The 20-org strong Philadelphia Coalition for a Just District Attorney says they have no intention of fading away any time soon.
This podcast is about getting kids involved in political activism before they can vote purpose

Apr. 11, 2017 12:43 pm

This podcast is about getting kids involved in political activism before they can vote

Moira Bohannon and her son Henry are the hosts of PolitiKid Podcast.
Why this local researcher is compelled to march for science in Philly purpose

Apr. 3, 2017 4:10 pm

Why this local researcher is compelled to march for science in Philly

The inaugural March for Science Philadelphia is happening April 22. Here's why organizer Marion Leary is behind it.

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