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Latinx and reeling from the shooting in El Paso? These Philly orgs have your back purpose

Aug. 7, 2019 9:09 am

Latinx and reeling from the shooting in El Paso? These Philly orgs have your back

"We wanted to create a space where community could be with each other and process the tragedies that occurred," says Miguel Andrade of Juntos.
11 free trainings and webinars taking place in August purpose

Aug. 1, 2019 8:00 am

11 free trainings and webinars taking place in August

Deepen your knowledge base, stoke your passions, maybe even learn how to save a life.
‘Expanding Sanctuary’ is a success story. And a record of how immigrants changed policy in Philadelphia purpose

Jul. 29, 2019 12:00 pm

‘Expanding Sanctuary’ is a success story. And a record of how immigrants changed policy in Philadelphia

Filmmaker Kristal Sotomayor: "I think that this offers a different perspective on immigration ... Immigrants are not helpless. They are incredibly strong people.”
On the final day of Netroots Nation, four presidential candidates showed up purpose

Jul. 14, 2019 10:08 am

On the final day of Netroots Nation, four presidential candidates showed up

Local politicians and community activists joined four Democratic presidential candidates onstage for policy talk and shout outs about immigration, climate change and trans-inclusive reproductive justice.
Day two of Netroots Nation brings crowds to the streets and fireworks to the panels purpose

Jul. 13, 2019 11:14 am

Day two of Netroots Nation brings crowds to the streets and fireworks to the panels

Day three — today — will conclude with a Democratic Presidential Candidates Forum at the Convention Center, and two final actions at the nearby Friends Center bookending the marquee event.
Netroots Nation opened its gathering at the Convention Center yesterday. Today, it’s #NNActionJawn purpose

Jul. 12, 2019 9:28 am

Netroots Nation opened its gathering at the Convention Center yesterday. Today, it’s #NNActionJawn

On the docket: three days of trainings, panels, presentations, film screenings, and keynotes that cover everything from climate change to racial justice. Plus, a "Lights for Liberty" rally will take place today at 11 a.m.
‘Elder Voices: Stories for These Times’ draws parallels between WW II and now purpose

May 23, 2019 1:01 pm

‘Elder Voices: Stories for These Times’ draws parallels between WW II and now

The film by Academy Award-winner David Goodman will premiere Wednesday, June 12 at the Friends Center Race Street Meetinghouse at 1501 Cherry Street in Philadelphia at 7 p.m. A panel discussion will follow the screening.
What’s the best way to get young people engaged in leadership? We asked them method

Feb. 26, 2019 10:05 am

What’s the best way to get young people engaged in leadership? We asked them

Three youth advocacy professionals and four young people they work with share tips for spurring advocacy. One common suggestion: Pay them for their time.
‘In Kensington, the need for social activism is huge’ people

Feb. 25, 2019 10:00 am

‘In Kensington, the need for social activism is huge’

Community member Rakee Starwind writes that the neighborhood benefits when residents support each other.
This couple met at Woke Bae speed dating. The event for activists returns this weekend people

Feb. 14, 2019 12:45 pm

This couple met at Woke Bae speed dating. The event for activists returns this weekend

The fundraiser benefitting the Philadelphia Community Bail Fund is back for year two, but there's no pressure to find a significant other — friend and ally connections are encouraged, too.

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