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July 26, 2017
  • Just Act's 12th Annual Forum Theatre Training

    July 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - July 29, 2017 6:00 pm

    Just Act 6757 Greene St, Ste 310, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19119

    Just Act's 12th ANNUAL FORUM THEATRE training is for everyone looking for refreshing new ways into social change work. Our workshop will offer you a powerful introduction to-- or chance to reinvigorate & deepen your practice with-- Theatre of the Oppressed.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Just Act's 12th Annual Forum Theatre Workshop

    July 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - July 29, 2017 3:00 pm

    Summit Church, Philadelphia PA 19119

    Just Act's 12th ANNUAL FORUM THEATRE training is for anyone looking for refreshing, creative and powerful new ways into their social change work. We will offer you a dynamic introduction to, or chance to reinvigorate & deepen your practice with Theatre of the Oppressed techniques and devising Forum Theater.

    For more details, see the Eventbrite event page.

  • Protest CEO Daniel Hilferty at Independence Blue Cross

    July 26, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Independence Blue Cross 1901 Market St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

    IBX CEO Daniel Hilferty released a statement in support of Trump's Senate Bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, which would put hundreds of thousands of lives at risk in PA. We are holding this **rapid response action** to demand that Daniel Hilferty explain his actions -- by attending the town halls hosted by the PA Insurance Department, and answering questions from all Pennsylvania residents.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO at The Paul Robeson House

    July 26, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Paul Robeson House 4951 Walnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19139

    The book club of educators and advocates centered around James Baldwin's "The Fire Next TIme" join with the Paul Robeson House to host a screening of the breakthrough documentary I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Free Expungment Clinic

    July 26, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    1410 E Erie Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19124, USA

    Hosted by Black Lives Matter Philly and Community Legal Services of Philadelphia. BLM Philly in partnership with the Nicetown CDC and Community Legal Services is hosting a FREE expungement clinic. Volunteers will be available to help you understand your criminal record and those who qualify are able to receive FREE legal help. Please note that we can only support Philadelphia County Cases.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Get Mad, Then Get Elected: West Philly Meet-Up

    July 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    PHS Pop Up Garden at UCity Square 36th and Filbert, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    Join us for a summer social meet-up in West Philly! We're getting everybody back together who came to our 'Get Mad, Then Get Elected' workshops this year for beers and conversation. Bring some friends from the neighborhood, and meet other people from your area who are involved in local politics, or who want to get more involved.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • TIP Drop-In: ACLU Edition

    July 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    William Way LGBT Community Center 1315 Spruce St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

    Join us for the ACLU of Pennsylvania Storytelling Workshop, hosted by Naiymah Sanchez. The TransHealth Information Project's (TIP) Center City Drop-In is an affirming space created each Wednesday for trans, gender queer and gender non-conforming inviduals seeking resources and/or wanting support.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Rep. Pam DeLissio - 66th Town Hall

    July 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    5800 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19128, USA

    For a preview video, click here.

July 27, 2017
  • Just Act's 12th Annual Forum Theatre Training

    July 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - July 29, 2017 6:00 pm

    Just Act 6757 Greene St, Ste 310, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19119

    Just Act's 12th ANNUAL FORUM THEATRE training is for everyone looking for refreshing new ways into social change work. Our workshop will offer you a powerful introduction to-- or chance to reinvigorate & deepen your practice with-- Theatre of the Oppressed.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Just Act's 12th Annual Forum Theatre Workshop

    July 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - July 29, 2017 3:00 pm

    Summit Church, Philadelphia PA 19119

    Just Act's 12th ANNUAL FORUM THEATRE training is for anyone looking for refreshing, creative and powerful new ways into their social change work. We will offer you a dynamic introduction to, or chance to reinvigorate & deepen your practice with Theatre of the Oppressed techniques and devising Forum Theater.

    For more details, see the Eventbrite event page.

  • Granny Peace Brigade Meeting

    July 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Friends Center, 1515 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA

    Twice monthly meeting, held the second and fourth Thursday of every month except November.

  • Philadelphia City Council Meeting

    July 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Cith Hall: 1400 John F. Kennedy Blvd. Room 400 (4th Floor) Philadelphia, PA 19107

    Citizens can attend council meetings in person or view via livestream here.

  • Indivisible PHL: July 2017 Meeting - Schmooze & Learn

    July 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Hawthorne Lofts 712 S. 12th St. 19147

    * Recap of National Day of Action & Climate on Tap with Senator Casey
    * Health Care Update from Antoinette Kraus, Director, Pennsylvania Health Access Network. SHARE our Action Stories. August Recess Planning.

    For more details and RSVP information, see the Facebook event page.

  • Socialism & Single Payer: Politics & Promise of Medicare for All

    July 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia, 2125 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA

    On July 30th, Bernie Sanders will be introducing his long-awaited Medicare-for-All bill into the Senate. We’ve assembled a panel of labor activists, healthcare professionals and socialist political thinkers to talk about the meaning of the bill as well as the prospects and problems of single-payer as a civic demand, political strategy and real-world solution. Join Philly DSA for an evening of discussion and debate.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Win Small Campaigns

    July 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    120 S 49th St, Philadelphia PA

    We're starting a new organization to win small campaigns for justice in West Philly. These are campaigns that can be won by a small group (5-15) of people. We need YOU to make a difference!

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

July 28, 2017
  • Just Act's 12th Annual Forum Theatre Training

    July 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - July 29, 2017 6:00 pm

    Just Act 6757 Greene St, Ste 310, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19119

    Just Act's 12th ANNUAL FORUM THEATRE training is for everyone looking for refreshing new ways into social change work. Our workshop will offer you a powerful introduction to-- or chance to reinvigorate & deepen your practice with-- Theatre of the Oppressed.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Just Act's 12th Annual Forum Theatre Workshop

    July 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - July 29, 2017 3:00 pm

    Summit Church, Philadelphia PA 19119

    Just Act's 12th ANNUAL FORUM THEATRE training is for anyone looking for refreshing, creative and powerful new ways into their social change work. We will offer you a dynamic introduction to, or chance to reinvigorate & deepen your practice with Theatre of the Oppressed techniques and devising Forum Theater.

    For more details, see the Eventbrite event page.

  • Ban Fracking in the Delaware Watershed- Deliver Petitions in PHL

    July 28, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Wanamaker Building Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Join us at the Army Corps of Engineers as we call on Governors of PA, NJ, NY, DE, and the Army Corps of Engineers to act to ban fracking in the Delaware! Join us Friday to deliver petitions to the Army Corps of Engineers, which acts as the Federal representative to the DRBC.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • On Fridays, We Fight Back!

    July 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Big Blue Marble Bookstore 551 Carpenter Ln, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19119

    The Resistance Is On! Every Friday from 2-5 pm we'll be hosting community members who come together to organize and agitate for racial, environmental, and economic justice. Join us! We'll have info and materials for calls, email messages, letters, and/or postcards.
    We'll also have tea, toys for kids, and community.

July 29, 2017
  • Just Act's 12th Annual Forum Theatre Training

    July 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - July 29, 2017 6:00 pm

    Just Act 6757 Greene St, Ste 310, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19119

    Just Act's 12th ANNUAL FORUM THEATRE training is for everyone looking for refreshing new ways into social change work. Our workshop will offer you a powerful introduction to-- or chance to reinvigorate & deepen your practice with-- Theatre of the Oppressed.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Just Act's 12th Annual Forum Theatre Workshop

    July 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - July 29, 2017 3:00 pm

    Summit Church, Philadelphia PA 19119

    Just Act's 12th ANNUAL FORUM THEATRE training is for anyone looking for refreshing, creative and powerful new ways into their social change work. We will offer you a dynamic introduction to, or chance to reinvigorate & deepen your practice with Theatre of the Oppressed techniques and devising Forum Theater.

    For more details, see the Eventbrite event page.

  • Our Lives on the Line

    July 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - July 30, 2017 10:00 am

    200 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2913, United States

    Hosted by POWER Northeast. On July 29, Americans across the country are coming together to make it clear that Our Lives Are on the Line. While Mitch McConnell continues to struggle against the Resistance, he will find ways to destroy the ACA from the inside out. Now is not the time to let up.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • National Housing Day Action

    July 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    3554 N 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA

    Instead of reducing our nation’s already insufficient funding for affordable housing, we must make a bold and sustained commitment to ensure that everyone has a safe, accessible and affordable home. As a result, actions are being taken nationwide to declare our commitment to housing as a human right and to prepare for the coming crisis.

    Hosted by Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Our Lives on the Line 24 Hour Vigil

    July 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - July 30, 2017 10:00 am

    200 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

    In support of truly accessible, high quality healthcare for all, and in defense of the steps forward made by the ACA, we are sponsoring a 24 hour vigil! We are telling personal stories as well as reading Healthcare / ACA related stories from our friends and family at Senator Toomey's office. Bring a chair. Bring a story. Bring a friend!

    For more details, see the event page.

  • Refugee and Immigrant Stories Workshop

    July 29, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Southeast by Southeast 2106 S 8th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19148

    If you or are a family member is an immigrant or refugee living in the Philadelphia area, we want to hear your story. Bring your artwork, writing, and ideas. Help design postcards and other crafts to tell your story! The postcards will become part of Southeast by Southeast's project called Free Speech, which is a public art installation that will be installed in Marconi Plaza (Broad St. and Oregon Ave.) in the fall.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • A Hero Like Me - Queer and Minority Representation in Comics

    July 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, Inc. 2578 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19125

    Join us at Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, a Black woman owned bookstore, to discuss representation in comics. Comic books are for people from all different types of backgrounds. We will be highlighting and discussing feminist and POC centered comics, such as “Black Panther”, “Ms. Marvel” , “Batwoman”, and “Echo”.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • RECLAIM: 1 Year Anniversary Community BBQ/Potluck

    July 29, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    FDR Park 1500 Pattison Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19145

    Join Reclaim Philadelphia for a community building event and anniversary celebration! Bring your family and your friends!

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Counteracting Gentrification and Miseducation

    July 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    The Rotunda 4014 Walnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    Combating Gentrification & Miseducation through Economic Restoration"
    Join INNER VIBE SOUND for The PRE-AFRAKAN INDEPENDENCE DAY "Cultural Jam" & Film Screening to Benefit the relocation of Atiya Ola's VEGAN CAFE... Enjoy a night of CONSCIOUS MUSIC, VEGAN FOOD, SPOKEN WORD, POWERFUL SPEAKERS, AND CULTURAL VENDORS. This event is Free and age appropriate for the entire Family!

  • Amalgam Presents: The Black & Missing Foundation Benefit Concert

    July 29, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:59 pm

    2578 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125, USA

    Stand in solidarity with us as we support the efforts of the Black & Missing Foundation!Black & Missing Foundation, Inc. (BAMFI) is an established non-profit organization whose mission is to bring awareness to missing persons of color; provide vital resources and tools to missing person's families and friends and to educate the minority community on personal safety.

    For more details, see the Eventbrite event page.

July 30, 2017
  • Our Lives on the Line

    July 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - July 30, 2017 10:00 am

    200 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2913, United States

    Hosted by POWER Northeast. On July 29, Americans across the country are coming together to make it clear that Our Lives Are on the Line. While Mitch McConnell continues to struggle against the Resistance, he will find ways to destroy the ACA from the inside out. Now is not the time to let up.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Our Lives on the Line 24 Hour Vigil

    July 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - July 30, 2017 10:00 am

    200 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

    In support of truly accessible, high quality healthcare for all, and in defense of the steps forward made by the ACA, we are sponsoring a 24 hour vigil! We are telling personal stories as well as reading Healthcare / ACA related stories from our friends and family at Senator Toomey's office. Bring a chair. Bring a story. Bring a friend!

    For more details, see the event page.

  • Socialist Sunday Brunch

    July 30, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

    4420 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

  • Philly InFormation - Mt. Airy, Kid-Friendly Solidarity Sunday

    July 30, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    Mount Airy Moving Arts (MAMA), 6819 Greene St, Philadelphia, PA 19119

    Write a postcard to your representatives! We will bring postcards and stamps and light snacks. You bring kids and friends. Stop by or play for the duration

July 31, 2017
  • ACT UP Philly Weekly Meeting

    July 31, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Church of St. Luke and The Epiphany, 330 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA

    ACT UP stands for the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power. We are a diverse, non-partisan group, united in anger, and committed to ending the AIDS crisis through direct action.

    We meet every Monday night (except major holidays) at Saint Luke's Church. We are in the basement. For more details, visit our website.

  • Chocolate Factory Community Meeting

    July 31, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    South of South Neighborhood Association 1901 Christian St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146

    This will be the first of three community meetings to develop the famous Chocolate Factory building on Washington Ave.The first will be a discussion of the site and to receive feedback from neighbors and residents as to what they would like to see done to the site so that these ideas can be integrated into a preliminary design.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

August 1, 2017
August 2, 2017
  • Gerrymandering: Film and Discussion

    August 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    South Philadelphia Library 1700 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19145

    “Gerrymandering”, a 2010 documentary film written and directed by Jeff Reichert, explores the history of the redistricting process in the US and how it is used and abused by both major political parties when drawing legislative maps. Join Fair Districts PA for a free screening of the film and to learn more about the efforts to end Gerrymandering here in Pennsylvania.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Sierra Club Southeast PA Group Exec Committee Meeting

    August 2, 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

    CityCoHo, 2401 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

    SPG Executive Committee meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month. Members and non-members of the Sierra Club are welcome. To join the meeting by phone, call 866-501-6174, then enter the code 100 4 100#

    For more details, visit the chapter page.

  • Philly For Change Monthly Meetup

    August 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Tattooed Mom, 530 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147, USA

    Where Philly progressives unite to meet candidates and plot progressive change. Our popular MONTHLY MEETUPS are FIRST WEDNESDAYS at 7pm, upstairs at TATTOOED MOM, 530 South Street, where we enjoy food and drink specials. See you at T-Mom! Cheers!

August 3, 2017
  • Philadelphia City Council Meeting

    August 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Cith Hall: 1400 John F. Kennedy Blvd. Room 400 (4th Floor) Philadelphia, PA 19107

    Citizens can attend council meetings in person or view via livestream here.

  • Resistance Summer (NW Philly)

    August 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Vernon Park, 5800 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19144, USA

    Hosted by Councilwoman Helen Gym. This summer, the resistance will be in our city parks! We’ll be hosting #ResistanceSummer events at parks across the city to take action in defense of the right to healthcare and public education. We'll connect with neighbors and new friends, and share ideas for how to effectively resist destructive federal policies.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Fair Districts PA Bi-Monthly Conference Call

    August 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Conference Call: (641) 715-3580

    1st and 3rd Thursdays - conference call for updates, news, and Q & A. Visit the Fair Districts PA event calendar for access code and more details.

  • Van Jones' WE RISE Tour: The Front Lines of Resistance

    August 3, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E Allen St, Philadelphia, PA 19123, USA

    Van Jones' WE RISE Tour, in collaboration with Roc Nation and powered by #LoveArmy, is a nationwide tour featuring entertainers, athletes, community leaders and those on the front lines of resistance.

    WE RISE focuses on our commonalities as opposed to our differences -- exploring how to increase dialogue and engagement on both the local and national levels. Attendees have the opportunity to connect, ask questions and participate in various activations during the program.

    For more details, see the event page.

August 4, 2017
  • On Fridays, We Fight Back!

    August 4, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Big Blue Marble Bookstore 551 Carpenter Ln, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19119

    The Resistance Is On! Every Friday from 2-5 pm we'll be hosting community members who come together to organize and agitate for racial, environmental, and economic justice. Join us! We'll have info and materials for calls, email messages, letters, and/or postcards.
    We'll also have tea, toys for kids, and community.

  • Third Friday Protest for Palestine

    August 4, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    1880 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA

    Join us for our monthly 3rd Friday Protest for Palestine, where we gather to show our unconditional support for the Palestinian people under attack from US imperialism and Israeli Zionist genocide.

    For more details, visit the International Action Center Facebook page.

August 5, 2017
August 6, 2017
August 7, 2017
  • ACT UP Philly Weekly Meeting

    August 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Church of St. Luke and The Epiphany, 330 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA

    ACT UP stands for the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power. We are a diverse, non-partisan group, united in anger, and committed to ending the AIDS crisis through direct action.

    We meet every Monday night (except major holidays) at Saint Luke's Church. We are in the basement. For more details, visit our website.

August 8, 2017
August 9, 2017
  • Resistance Summer (South Philly)

    August 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Columbus Square Park, Philadelphia, PA

    Hosted by Councilwoman Helen Gym. This summer, the resistance will be in our city parks! We’ll be hosting #ResistanceSummer events at parks across the city to take action in defense of the right to healthcare and public education. We'll connect with neighbors and new friends, and share ideas for how to effectively resist destructive federal policies.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

August 10, 2017
August 11, 2017
  • On Fridays, We Fight Back!

    August 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Big Blue Marble Bookstore 551 Carpenter Ln, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19119

    The Resistance Is On! Every Friday from 2-5 pm we'll be hosting community members who come together to organize and agitate for racial, environmental, and economic justice. Join us! We'll have info and materials for calls, email messages, letters, and/or postcards.
    We'll also have tea, toys for kids, and community.

  • Philadelphia Photo League Monthly Meetup

    August 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    1315 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA

    We are a group of photographers - based in Center City Philadelphia, committed to social change, and the advancement of Documentary Photography as an art form. The monthly meeting is a great opportunity to catch up on PPL accomplishments and upcoming events as well as see the work of fellow PPL'ers and / or share your work, get questions answered, network and socialize.

    For more details and to RSVP, visit the Meetup group page.

August 12, 2017
August 13, 2017
  • Solidarity Sundays

    August 13, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    RSVP to FB Page for location

    SOLIDARITY SUNDAYS (SolSun) is an inclusive, action-oriented, virtual + real life activist group. Our focus is a series of monthly house parties dedicated to empowering rad women (& the men who support them) to take anti-racist, feminist, progressive political action. We write letters, make phone calls, send emails, & amplify the actions of existing organizations fighting for justice, equity, & peace.

    Join the event at the Facebook group page.

  • Socialist Sunday Brunch

    August 13, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

    4420 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

  • Philly InFormation - Mt. Airy, Kid-Friendly Solidarity Sunday

    August 13, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    Mount Airy Moving Arts (MAMA), 6819 Greene St, Philadelphia, PA 19119

    Write a postcard to your representatives! We will bring postcards and stamps and light snacks. You bring kids and friends. Stop by or play for the duration

  • Convivio Comunitario-All Welcome to the Table

    August 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia 2601 Potter St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19125

    We invite you to come enjoy with us. We will share in a family friendly envoroment to show how we dream our community to be. We will have food, culture,music, games, good conversation and more. # Sanctuary4all is possible.

    For more details and updated location information, see the Facebook event page.

August 14, 2017
  • ACT UP Philly Weekly Meeting

    August 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Church of St. Luke and The Epiphany, 330 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA

    ACT UP stands for the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power. We are a diverse, non-partisan group, united in anger, and committed to ending the AIDS crisis through direct action.

    We meet every Monday night (except major holidays) at Saint Luke's Church. We are in the basement. For more details, visit our website.

August 15, 2017
August 17, 2017
  • Philadelphia City Council Meeting

    August 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Cith Hall: 1400 John F. Kennedy Blvd. Room 400 (4th Floor) Philadelphia, PA 19107

    Citizens can attend council meetings in person or view via livestream here.

  • Kinks, Locks, & Twists: Environmental & Reproductive Justice Conference

    August 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - August 19, 2017 5:00 pm

    Friends Center, 1501 Cherry St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA

    The Kinks, Locks and Twists Conference offers women, gender non-conforming, and trans people of color a unique space to explore the dynamic relationship between the health and well-being of our bodies, communities and ecosystems in both a local and global context.

    For more details, see the conference website.

  • Kinks, Locks and Twists Conference

    August 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - August 19, 2017 5:00 pm

    Friends Center at 1501 Cherry St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

    The Kinks, Locks and Twists Conference™ offers women, gender non-conforming and trans people of color and allies a unique space to explore the dynamic relationship between the health and well-being of our bodies, communities and the ecosystems in both a local and global context.

    For more details, see the conference web site.

  • Fair Districts PA Bi-Monthly Conference Call

    August 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Conference call: (641) 715-3580

    1st and 3rd Thursdays - conference call for updates, news, and Q & A. Visit the Fair Districts PA event calendar for access code and more details.

  • Roxanne Gay's "Hunger": A Discussion Part 2, for Fat Women

    August 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Big Blue Marble Bookstore 551 Carpenter Ln, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19119

    Roxanne Gay's "Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body" is personal, intimate, searing. We'll be hosting two nights of discussion about the book. The first night, Wednesday August 16th, is open to anyone. The second night, Thursday August 17th at 7pm, is a special evening for fat women only (roughly defined as women who wear a size 20 and up).

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

August 18, 2017
  • Kinks, Locks, & Twists: Environmental & Reproductive Justice Conference

    August 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - August 19, 2017 5:00 pm

    Friends Center, 1501 Cherry St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA

    The Kinks, Locks and Twists Conference offers women, gender non-conforming, and trans people of color a unique space to explore the dynamic relationship between the health and well-being of our bodies, communities and ecosystems in both a local and global context.

    For more details, see the conference website.

  • Kinks, Locks and Twists Conference

    August 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - August 19, 2017 5:00 pm

    Friends Center at 1501 Cherry St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

    The Kinks, Locks and Twists Conference™ offers women, gender non-conforming and trans people of color and allies a unique space to explore the dynamic relationship between the health and well-being of our bodies, communities and the ecosystems in both a local and global context.

    For more details, see the conference web site.

  • On Fridays, We Fight Back!

    August 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Big Blue Marble Bookstore 551 Carpenter Ln, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19119

    The Resistance Is On! Every Friday from 2-5 pm we'll be hosting community members who come together to organize and agitate for racial, environmental, and economic justice. Join us! We'll have info and materials for calls, email messages, letters, and/or postcards.
    We'll also have tea, toys for kids, and community.

  • Mustard Seed Film Festival Opening Night

    August 18, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    Asian Arts Initiative 1219 Vine St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

    Mustard Seed Film Festival screens new independent and socially engaged films featuring South Asian filmmakers and actors. Mustard Seed’s opening night will screen two short films in the late afternoon and feature a live conversation with a director, a live performance by a South Asian American artist, food trucks offering South Asian food, and a feature length film to kick off the festival.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

August 19, 2017
  • Kinks, Locks, & Twists: Environmental & Reproductive Justice Conference

    August 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - August 19, 2017 5:00 pm

    Friends Center, 1501 Cherry St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA

    The Kinks, Locks and Twists Conference offers women, gender non-conforming, and trans people of color a unique space to explore the dynamic relationship between the health and well-being of our bodies, communities and ecosystems in both a local and global context.

    For more details, see the conference website.

  • Kinks, Locks and Twists Conference

    August 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - August 19, 2017 5:00 pm

    Friends Center at 1501 Cherry St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

    The Kinks, Locks and Twists Conference™ offers women, gender non-conforming and trans people of color and allies a unique space to explore the dynamic relationship between the health and well-being of our bodies, communities and the ecosystems in both a local and global context.

    For more details, see the conference web site.

  • Philly DSA Medicare for All Organizing Training

    August 19, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Arch Street United Methodist Church, 55 N. Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2531

    Want to organize around Medicare for All? · Learn how to organize around Medicare for All
    · Build power through one-on-one conversations · Develop skills around campaign strategies and tactics · Talking to community members about Medicare for All!

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • State Rep Joanna McClinton's Birthday Summer Soirée

    August 19, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Bartram's Garden 54th Street and Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19143

    I hope you will join me for my summer birthday soirée August 19th! The event will start with a Cocktail Hour from 4pm-5pm and then my Birthday Celebration from 5pm-8pm.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

August 20, 2017
August 21, 2017
  • Learn the Law! - Workers' Rights Workshop

    August 21, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    1410 W Erie Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA

    Community Legal Services is hosting a FREE workshop at our North Philadelphia office.
    Am I entitled to overtime pay? Does my employer have to provide paid sick leave? What do I do if my employer discriminates against me? How do I file a wage claim? Get answers to these questions and more!

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • ACT UP Philly Weekly Meeting

    August 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Church of St. Luke and The Epiphany, 330 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA

    ACT UP stands for the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power. We are a diverse, non-partisan group, united in anger, and committed to ending the AIDS crisis through direct action.

    We meet every Monday night (except major holidays) at Saint Luke's Church. We are in the basement. For more details, visit our website.

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  • On Fridays, We Fight Back!

    August 25, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Big Blue Marble Bookstore 551 Carpenter Ln, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19119

    The Resistance Is On! Every Friday from 2-5 pm we'll be hosting community members who come together to organize and agitate for racial, environmental, and economic justice. Join us! We'll have info and materials for calls, email messages, letters, and/or postcards.
    We'll also have tea, toys for kids, and community.

  • SLAY! Philly Trans March Dance Party and Fundraiser

    August 24, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - August 25, 2017 1:00 am

    Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar 200 S 12th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

    Hosted by TransHealth Information Project - TIP, a program of GALAEI. Come out as your unique, individual self and celebrate the resiliency of Trans and Gender Diverse communities in our city! Join us for a night of partyin' and FUNdraising!!! All people regardless of gender identity and gender expression are welcomed.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.