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This 84-year-old Philly rabbi’s arrest went viral. Here’s his handbook for protesting ICE method

Jul. 11, 2018 12:55 pm

This 84-year-old Philly rabbi’s arrest went viral. Here’s his handbook for protesting ICE

Longtime activist Rabbi Arthur Waskow on why his group of older activists took to nonviolent civil disobedience against the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant families at the U.S. border.
Womanist Working Collective’s LaTierra Piphus on navigating systems in order to dismantle them method

Jun. 11, 2018 12:47 pm

Womanist Working Collective’s LaTierra Piphus on navigating systems in order to dismantle them

The organization's time banking project allows members to exchange time spent on services provided, rather than money. Call it radical liberation through cooperation.
Why the Philadelphia Dyke March has staying power purpose

Jun. 7, 2018 12:40 pm

Why the Philadelphia Dyke March has staying power

The 20th annual event is part protest, part rally for LGBTQ-identified folks (and its organizers do NOT get a permit to march the streets).
Philly activists celebrated May Day with a ‘death by incarceration’ protest purpose

May 2, 2018 11:37 am

Philly activists celebrated May Day with a ‘death by incarceration’ protest

Tuesday's "Break the Cages, Fund the People" rally convened hundreds protesting mass incarceration, Immigrant and Customs Enforcement and police presence in schools.
Alyesha Wise’s Black Women Necessary is an intimate, chillaxing activism people

Apr. 27, 2018 10:30 am

Alyesha Wise’s Black Women Necessary is an intimate, chillaxing activism

The Los Angeles-based author and poet on why she created the safe space, which will return to the streets of Philly for the third time this June.
How can advocates avoid resistance burnout? method

Apr. 16, 2018 12:50 pm

How can advocates avoid resistance burnout?

The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance hosted a panel of local cause champions to chat about advocacy fatigue and best practices.
‘Objectivity is critical’: Philadelphia Science Action wants scientists to get vocal results

Apr. 16, 2018 11:29 am

‘Objectivity is critical’: Philadelphia Science Action wants scientists to get vocal

The new local advocacy org on this past weekend's #RallyForScience and its mission of public engagement.
Just-fired New Sanctuary Movement staffers are speaking out against the immigrant org’s ED purpose

Mar. 21, 2018 8:05 am

Just-fired New Sanctuary Movement staffers are speaking out against the immigrant org’s ED

A former accompaniment coordinator and two former community organizers say they were fired in "blatant retaliation" for criticizing NSM cofounder and Executive Director Peter Pedemonti following a February interaction with an ICE agent.
These Philly students are protesting gun violence with the National School Walkout method

Mar. 13, 2018 12:40 pm

These Philly students are protesting gun violence with the National School Walkout

Philadelphia Student Union and students from Friends Select School are among the many local groups to organize activist events one month after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida.
14 women organizers you should know in Philadelphia people

Mar. 1, 2018 1:55 pm

14 women organizers you should know in Philadelphia

Local activist leaders working on issues such as labor, incarceration, immigration, healthcare and more.

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