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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.
Crude Oil Talks Coming Up in Most Affected Philly Neighborhoods purpose

Apr. 28, 2015 11:30 am

Crude Oil Talks Coming Up in Most Affected Philly Neighborhoods

This week, Clean Water Action will resume its listening tours about crude oil trains in two upcoming meetings to be held in West Philadelphia and South Philadelphia. Clean Water Action is calling these the “most anticipated” of all of the meetings that Clean Water Action is organizing, because of the proximity of the tracks to […]
Philly, here’s your impact for January: OpenAccessPHL, #ReclaimMLK, Homeless Count and more purpose

Feb. 4, 2015 1:12 pm

Philly, here’s your impact for January: OpenAccessPHL, #ReclaimMLK, Homeless Count and more

2015 started off with big movements and innovative new programs – check out these highlights from January: [listly  id=”ZYy” layout=”magazine” show_header=”false” show_author=”false” show_sharing=”false” show_tools=”false” per_page=”25″]
Clean Water Action Rallies Community Around Crude Oil Discussions purpose

Feb. 3, 2015 12:35 pm

Clean Water Action Rallies Community Around Crude Oil Discussions

Every day trains carry around 160,000 barrels of oil through Philadelphia. Following a series of derailments in South Philadelphia and over the Schuylkill River, Clean Water Action is planning a series of 90-minute community listening meetings around crude oil by rail in various Philadelphia neighborhoods. The meetings are scheduled in areas affected by crude-by-rail transport, and the first […]
Be the Change Advocates to Expand Successful Gun Violence Strategy purpose

Oct. 23, 2014 11:25 am

Be the Change Advocates to Expand Successful Gun Violence Strategy

From Left to Right: Dave Forde, Movita Johnson, Hassan Freeman, Joe Kramer,Tom Hickey, Najee Darby and Pat Haughney In January 2008, Movita Johnson moved her family to Landsdowne in hopes of safeguarding her sons from the gun and drug culture running rampant in Philadelphia. In 2011, three years later to the day, Johnson buried her […]
Event: South Philly Co-op’s Garden Tour people

Sep. 2, 2014 12:06 pm

Event: South Philly Co-op’s Garden Tour

[metaslider id=30778] Photos from the 2013 South Philly Garden Tour by marketing/communications committee volunteer Michael Holmes. The South Philly Co-op is hosting its fourth annual South Philly Garden Tour, a self-guided tour showcasing 23 private and community gardens. This year, the tour will visit South Philadelphia neighborhoods such as Bella Vista, Queen Village, Southwark, and […]