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Philadelphia Tenants Union is taking on surprise evictions method

Dec. 4, 2017 10:32 am

Philadelphia Tenants Union is taking on surprise evictions

The activist group is building a coalition to advocate for "safe, decent and affordable housing." Its first major campaign: "Good Cause" eviction legislation.
Juntos just formed Philly’s first Community Resistance Zone for immigrants’ rights method

Nov. 13, 2017 12:56 pm

Juntos just formed Philly’s first Community Resistance Zone for immigrants’ rights

Over the weekend, the activist organization helped almost 150 volunteers register 500 South Philly residents as advocates.
15 social impact folks on Philly mag’s list of 100 influential Philadelphians people

Oct. 23, 2017 11:24 am

15 social impact folks on Philly mag’s list of 100 influential Philadelphians

Philanthropic families such as the Haases and Lenfests, activists such as Feminista Jones and Black & Brown Workers Collective and more made the cut.
Facing a warming planet, these organizers are offering their Philly neighborhoods hope and solutions method

Sep. 14, 2017 1:55 pm

Facing a warming planet, these organizers are offering their Philly neighborhoods hope and solutions

How Philly Thrive, 350.org Philadelphia and Earth Quaker Action Team are encouraging the city become a leader in renewable energy.
How Philly showed up for #PhillyisCharlottesville results

Aug. 17, 2017 12:00 pm

How Philly showed up for #PhillyisCharlottesville

Plus, what needs to happen if the city wants to remove the Frank Rizzo statue.
‘The hallmark of activism is unity’ — And other scenes from SustainPHL people

Aug. 7, 2017 1:29 pm

‘The hallmark of activism is unity’ — And other scenes from SustainPHL

The second annual awards event honored 10 people and organizations working in Philly's sustainability community and featured multiple calls to action.
12 people of color leading the social impact charge in Philadelphia people

Jul. 31, 2017 12:58 pm

12 people of color leading the social impact charge in Philadelphia

Get to know this list of impressive folks working in each of our editorial calendar themes.
Theatre in the X broke the fourth wall to discuss the realities of leading a Black theater company purpose

Jul. 25, 2017 10:34 am

Theatre in the X broke the fourth wall to discuss the realities of leading a Black theater company

"It is our responsibility to realize that we — us people of color, us poor, us displaced, us disenfranchised, us subjugated — are not the minority," said cofounder Carlo Campbell.
4 Philly femme and womxn leaders of color on the importance of self-care people

Jul. 18, 2017 12:55 pm

4 Philly femme and womxn leaders of color on the importance of self-care

Catherine Lee, Lara Witt, Lori Tharps and Eryn Amel weigh in on taking care of oneself as it relates to art, writing and social justice.
At Philadelphia Student Union, teens’ voices come first people

Jul. 10, 2017 8:58 am

At Philadelphia Student Union, teens’ voices come first

Executive Director Hiram Rivera discusses training the next generation of activist leaders and how political organizing has changed since the election.

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