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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.
New Sanctuary Movement on activism from ‘a place of abundance’ method

Feb. 28, 2018 7:51 am

New Sanctuary Movement on activism from ‘a place of abundance’

APIARY Magazine interviewed leaders from the immigrant rights organization for its sanctuary-themed issue.
Philly’s DA axed cash bail for low-level offenses. Activists are still watching results

Feb. 22, 2018 12:50 pm

Philly’s DA axed cash bail for low-level offenses. Activists are still watching

Philadelphia Coalition for a Just District Attorney's Hannah Sassaman welcomed the new policy, but said it's only the "first step."
4 things young people can do to create political change method

Feb. 19, 2018 12:45 pm

4 things young people can do to create political change

"We have failed them, but maybe they can save us."

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