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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.
When activism feels fruitless, remember: All forward motion counts funding

Feb. 6, 2019 8:56 am

When activism feels fruitless, remember: All forward motion counts

If you can’t see how your actions and donations are moving the big needle, think of the little needles that you’re moving every time you show up to do the work, writes How to Give columnist Lansie Sylvia.
Lutheran Settlement House’s new gender justice program for men takes on toxic masculinity purpose

Aug. 21, 2018 11:38 am

Lutheran Settlement House’s new gender justice program for men takes on toxic masculinity

The Masculinity Action Project will teach 10 to 15 male-identified Philadelphians how to help eliminate domestic violence in their own communities.
Sustainability work can be as diverse as Philly’s residents: SustainPHL 2018 people

Aug. 17, 2018 12:34 pm

Sustainability work can be as diverse as Philly’s residents: SustainPHL 2018

The third annual awards show from Green Philly celebrated community development pros, local nonprofits and other people and orgs making Philadelphia greener.

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