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January 16, 2018
  • Tuesdays with Toomey

    January 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    8 Penn Center, 1628 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA

    Weekly meeting with Senator Toomey’s local office; topics vary from week to week. Sponsored by PSN Philadelphia.

    For more details, visit the Facebook event page.

  • League of Women Voters New Year Social

    January 16, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Strangelove's 216 South 11th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

    Join the League of Women Voters Philadelphia for a casual event to inspire your civic activism in the New Year. Come for snacks and drinks and chat with LWVP Board Members about our work on the national and local levels, and our issue focus for 2018. Learn how you can become more involved and support the League’s work. 

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/1552998054736715/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • I Am Not Your Negro - Film Screening and Discussion

    January 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    History at the Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine St, Fl 2nd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

    In remembrance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, join us for a screening and discussion of the documentary film, "I Am Not Your Negro" . The film will be followed by a discussion led by Dr. Dagmawi Woubshet, Ahuja Family Presidential Associate Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania.

    For more details and event registration information, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/1962727693743259/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • Equality PA Philly Chapter Happy Hour

    January 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

    Join us for Equality Pennsylvania Greater Philadelphia Chapter's Happy Hour!
    It is the hope of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter to hold regular events throughout the Philly area. If you are interested in helping with this event or hosting a gathering at your business, please e-mail PHLChapter@equalitypa.org.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Philly DSA Night School: Marx 202

    January 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Houston Hall (University of Pennsylvania) 3417 Spruce St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    This session aims to make the “economic Marx” easily accessible, presenting a short overview of some of the major arguments of Capital. We will also discuss the virtues and limitations of Marxian economics, asking which of its lessons endure today.

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/134893197203569/">Facebook event page</a>.

January 17, 2018
  • Pack the Courthouse for Mumia Abu-Jamal

    January 17, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

    Criminal Justice Center 1301 Filbert St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

    In a court case that could eventually lead to Mumia’s freedom, Judge Leon Tucker has ordered the District Attorney’s office to present new testimony in reference to Ronald Castille.

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/1970165673306717/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • Racial Justice Organizing Meeting

    January 17, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    The U School 2000 N 7th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122

    Hosted by Caucus of Working Educators.  Come on out and learn all about Black Lives Matter Week of Action and take the important info, shirts, buttons and stickers back to your school and community.

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/315243248986013/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • Women's March Sign Making Party

    January 17, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    600 N 5th St, Philadelphia, PA

    Please join For Pennsylvania's Future and friends from the Philly Women Rally, Inc. , Taller Puertorriqueño, Latinos En Marcha, NAHN Philadelphia Chapter , Organizing for Action and the National Conference of Puerto Rican Women Philly Chapter on January 17th to make signs for the 2018 Women's March on Philadelphia!

    Register for free at: http://bit.ly/2mxf8qG

  • Turn PA Blue Petition Kickoff and Training Event with Special Guest Governor Tom Wolf

    January 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    3031 Walton Road, Building A, Plymouth Meeting, PA

    Please join Turn PA Blue and the PA Dems for 2018 Campaign Kickoff and Petition Training Event with Governor Wolf. We are proud to have Governor Wolf join us as we kick off our march to the 2018 Election. Following Governor Wolf’s speech, we will be holding a petition training event for volunteers who want to help get our 2018 State Candidates on the ballot. Learn how you can host a Petition party, canvass with the campaigns and the common pitfalls that can lead to a ballot challenge.Due to limited capacity, this is a ticketed event.

    To register, see the <a href="http://actionnetwork.org/events/turn-pa-blue-petition-kickoff-and-training-event-with-special-guest-governor-tom-wolf">event page</a>.

  • Queer and POC Today

    January 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Penn LGBT Center 3907 Spruce St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    Join us for a conversation with Amber Hikes (SP2 ’08), Director of the Office of LGBT Affairs for the City of Philadelphia, and Damon Humes, Executive Director of COLOURS ,Philadelphia’s only Black LGBTQ organization. During this chat, they will discuss how being queer and black has impacted their lives, careers, and engagement with Philly’s LGBTQ community. 

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/188529238557351/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • Moving Philly Forward Presents: How to Flip a Red Seat Blue

    January 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    U-Bahn 1320 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

    Join Moving Philly Forward at our next monthly meeting! We're hosting a fascinating forum with Delaware County Council member, Brian Zidek, who recently won a crucial Democratic seat in Delaware County. Flipping this red seat blue was no small feat; he achieved this win in one of the toughest and most historically Republican districts in Pennsylvania.  Join us to learn how he did it. And then let's repeat it!

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/153906798579751/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • Philadelphia Screening! Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point

    January 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Friends Center 1501 Cherry St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102

    Join the Philadelphia chapter of HealthCare 4 All PA for a screening of "Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point," a documentary film about the unsustainable rising cost of healthcare in America and it's impact on business and employment.   We'll be having a lively discussion of the film and serving light refreshments afterwards. 

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/547060248963020/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • How to Flip a Red Seat Blue

    January 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    1320 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA

     Hosted by Moving Philly Forward.  

    To register, see the <a href="http://moving-philly-forward.ticketleap.com/flip-a-red-seat-blue/">event page</a>.

January 18, 2018
  • Philadelphia City Council Meeting

    January 18, 2018 @ 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.

  • 37th Annual Sparer Symposium: "Reparations. Now."

    January 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - January 19, 2018 5:00 pm

    Penn Law 3501 Sansom St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    Join Penn Law's Toll Public Interest Center and the Toll Public Interest Scholars Program for the 37th Annual Sparer Symposium: "Reparations. Now: A conversation about the movements to hold institutions, local governments, and nations accountable for historical and ongoing harms."

    For more details and registration information, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/1648460111863995/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • Civics on Tap is ONE YEAR old!

    January 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    National Mechanics 22 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106

    LET'S CELEBRATE! We'll be featuring a retrospective on what the last year has been like (submit all meme suggestions below), featuring drink specials, and sharing harrowing as well as victorious moments over the last year. Liberal libations galore!!!!!!! Hope to see you there!

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/1434292800033130/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • Fair Districts PA Bi-Monthly Conference Call

    January 18, 2018 @ 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.

January 19, 2018
  • Support the Sisters

    January 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    601 Market St, Philadelphia, PA

    Lancaster Against Pipelines (LAP) has been working to stop the Atlantic Sunrise fracked gas pipeline for over two years.  The pipeline is being built on many private properties, including that of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, a group of nuns. These nuns have challenged FERC and Williams on freedom of religion grounds to stop the pipeline.Oral arguments for the Sisters' case will be heard at the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals.

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/261656397698838/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • On Fridays, We Fight Back!

    January 19, 2018 @ 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

    January 19, 2018 @ 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.

  • 37th Annual Sparer Symposium: "Reparations. Now."

    January 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - January 19, 2018 5:00 pm

    Penn Law 3501 Sansom St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    Join Penn Law's Toll Public Interest Center and the Toll Public Interest Scholars Program for the 37th Annual Sparer Symposium: "Reparations. Now: A conversation about the movements to hold institutions, local governments, and nations accountable for historical and ongoing harms."

    For more details and registration information, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/1648460111863995/">Facebook event page</a>.

January 20, 2018
  • Hosted by Philly Rebellion.  We are asking you to gather with us in an act of solidarity, recognizing the endless line of individuals personally impacted and insulted by the actions of Trump and Company. Bring your voice and your struggle, add your hands and feet and breath to a collective stand. 

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/1777900098896527/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • Support the Community Bail Fund :: Shop at Circle Thrift

    January 20, 2018

    Circle Thrift, 2233 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125, USA

    On Saturday Jan 20, 100% of proceeds from both Circle Thrift stores will go to the Community Bail Fund. Come shop, volunteer, and donate on that day and help mitigate the damage to families and communities that the cash bail system continues to wreak.  Circle Mobilizing Because Black Lives Matter will have a table all day. Let us know if you want to take a shift with us to meet people, make some new friends, and help spread the news of the good work. Contact bastewart1922@gmail.com for questions or signups.

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/320245441827219/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • Women's March on Philadelphia 2018

    January 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Benjamin Franklin Parkway 6050 Quail Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

  • Get Involved Meeting: PA Poor People's Campaign

    January 20, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Friends Center 1501 Cherry St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102

    This is a Get Involved meeting for Philadelphia area organizational representatives who want to learn more about the Poor People's Campaign: National Call for Moral Revival and how to join. We will be conducting Get Involved meetings in regions around the state!

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/143944152972114/">Facebook event page</a>.

January 21, 2018
  • Socialist Sunday Brunch

    January 21, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

    4420 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

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

    January 21, 2018 @ 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

  • A Training on Running For Committeeperson in Philadelphia

    January 21, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    Register for event to receive location information

    Philly’s Neighborhood Networks' (PNN) Committee Person Project is dedicated to electing and supporting those of you who take up the challenge to revitalize our Party by serving as a Committee Person. We provide resources, training and assistance to make your campaign manageable and successful. The training will have something for newbies as well as those who have already stepped forward. We will cover the basics of the timeline and ballot access and then focus on canvass training and role-playing.

    To register, and for more information, see the PNN event <a href="http://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScIE6JDLT7UMtmXJkqey6BKssYCmRCoa0B5-VZSJtOoHIJfcQ/viewform">registration page</a>.

January 22, 2018
  • ACT UP Philly Weekly Meeting

    January 22, 2018 @ 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.

  • Beyond Roe: A Community Conversation

    January 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

    Hosted by Women's Medical Fund.  Join us in an intimate and honest dialogue to learn about:
    * Abortion in Philly (costs, barriers, laws)
    * How to have a courageous convo with a friend, family member, co-worker
    * How to work with Women's Medical fund to eradicate barriers to abortion access!
    Co-produced by our friends at ShoutYourAbortion

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/1621311657926315/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • Queer Educators Organizing Meeting

    January 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Franny Lou's Porch 2400 Coral St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19125

    Hosted by Caucus of Working Educators.  Are you interested in creating safe and empowering schools for LGBTQ people?  Join a group of folks who are interested in building schools to to better serve queer students, teachers, and families!  All are welcome, but the voices of LGBTQ members will be prioritized. 

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/322061338305995/">Facebook event page</a>.

January 23, 2018
  • Tuesdays with Toomey

    January 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    8 Penn Center, 1628 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA

    Weekly meeting with Senator Toomey’s local office; topics vary from week to week. Sponsored by PSN Philadelphia.

    For more details, visit the Facebook event page.

  • How to Run for Committee Person in 2018

    January 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Blackwell Regional Library Adult/ Teen Department 125 S 52nd St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19139

    What will you learn?  -Where to start  -How to circulate petitions  -Where to get proper paperwork  -Dates and deadlines.  Workshop by the Millentials in Action's Civic Engagement Team.

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/313962452425637/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • Fair Districts PA - Northwest Philly - Working Group Meeting

    January 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Intercommunity Action, Inc. 6012 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19128

    All are welcome at this meeting of the Northwest Philly Working Group of Fair Districts PA. Come be part of the discussion about how we are building people power and influencing our legislators in the fight for fair districts and a stronger democracy in Pennsylvania.

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/315478522304866/">Facebook event page</a>.

January 24, 2018
  • Urban Life in the Era of Climate Change

    January 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Rainey Auditorium Penn Museum 3260 South Street, Philadelphia

    Copresented by Wolf Humanities Center and Penn Program in Environmental Humanities.
    Ashley Dawson will speak about his newest book, Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change. Penn Sociologist Daniel Aldana Cohen will provide a response and conduct a conversation about the environmental impacts of urbanization and gentrification, the increasing menace of urban flooding, and the emerging urban movements fighting for better forms of city living.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Tenant Rights Workshop

    January 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library125 S 52nd St

    Are you a renter? Have you struggled with:
    - Issues with your landlord or rental property?
    - Threats of eviction?
    - Concerns about getting priced out of your rental unit?
    - Discrimination in finding housing?
    - Questions about your rights as a renter?

    Come out to this workshop with the Tenant Union Representative Network (TURN) and The Enterprise Center (TEC) to learn about your rights and how you can get help resolving problems. 

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/724311477765742/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • Planned Parenthood - Young Advocates’ Open House

    January 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    1144 Locust St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

    Come join the Young Advocates of Philly, the young professionals group of Planned Parenthood Southeastern PA (PPSP), for our very first open house! The Young Advocates’ group seeks to engage Philadelphians around reproductive health and rights work, inclusive of advocacy, fundraising and education efforts. 

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/942272982595343/">Facebook event page</a>.

January 25, 2018
January 26, 2018
  • On Fridays, We Fight Back!

    January 26, 2018 @ 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.

January 27, 2018
  • The Backpack event for homeless

    January 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    9th and Market Philadelphia, PA, 19107

    Please bring a bookbag with or 5-10 bags of food (brown paper bag lunches) and waters to hand out to homeless people. Most people make turkey sandwiches or peanut butter jelly sandwiches and a bag a chips . If you don't want to go out with us but would like to donate food/ bottles of waters we will be there from 12pm to 12:10 so you can drop your items off. Your donation would mean a lot to someone in need.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Philly DSA Medicare for All Canvas

    January 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    The Art Church of West Philadelphia 52nd Street and Webster, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19143

    Philly DSA is continuing its mass canvas program to talk to people across the city about Medicare for All. So far we have knocked on almost 2500 doors and gotten over 400 signatures.  Before we go out and canvass there will be a short training to help everyone become more familiar with what Medicare for All actually is and practice talking to people about it. So whether you’ve done a dozen canvasses or none at come help us connect with the working class to make healthcare a public good!

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/201736810377694/">Facebook event page<a>.

  • Reclaim Philadelphia - General Membership Meeting

    January 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Calvary United Methodist Church, 801 S 48th St.

    We'll be celebrating our recent victories and making endorsements for the 2018 elections. We've shown we are a force to be reckoned with in elections, and we've invited candidates for state and federal office to make their case directly to you, the members.

  • Know Your Rights Training

    January 27, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Neighborhood Bike Works 3939 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    Hosted by Up Against the Law Legal Collective and Neighborhood Bike Works.  This training will discuss your rights during a police encounter. How can you assert your rights safely? How can keep yourself and your loved ones safe? Members of the Up Against the Law Collective will share information and stories on these questions, and more.

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/318590541965500/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • Ain't Nothing Radical About This: A Show Celebrating Women

    January 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Creep Records Store 1050 N Hancock St, Ste 76, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123

    A music and art show hosted by women, with all women, and/or pro-women empowerment artists and musicians!   All proceeds will be donated to "Women Against Abuse," a Philadelphia based charity that supports women and children in abusive situations. 

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/524346357943122/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • Prize-winning Cartoonists vs. T***p

    January 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

    Join us for some belly-rumbling painfully-truthful laughing as we host two Fantagraphics cartoonists - Pulitzer-prize winning editorial cartoonist Ann Talnaes and Philly's own Dwayne Booth (aka Mr. Fish). They'll both be sharing brand new books: Trump's ABC and And Then the World Blew Up.

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/168341720440725/">Facebook event page</a>.

January 28, 2018
  • Socialist Sunday Brunch

    January 28, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

    4420 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

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

    January 28, 2018 @ 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

  • Philly Black Trans History: A Multigenerational Panel Discussion

    January 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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

    This event is a celebration of Black Trans Resilience and is an opportunity for LGBTQIA individuals to learn about Philadelphia's Black Trans History, Past and Present. The event will allow community members to connect with local leaders within local Trans communities, to better understand the life experiences of Black Trans individuals in our city and to challenge assumptions, prejudices and stereotypes. 

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/510140329370288/">Facebook event page</a>.

January 29, 2018
  • Being Black in Philadelphia: We Choose to Stay

    January 29, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Terrace Room, Cohen Hall 248 S 36th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    This event will kick off a continual exploration, agenda setting and community action process focused on Philadelphia's Black/African Diasporic communities, neighborhoods and organizations. The goal is to develop a S.T.A.N.D. (Strategies * Tactics * Actions for * Neighborhood * Development) for who and where we choose to be in a city that seems to be sweeping us away!

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.eventbrite.com/e/being-black-in-philadelphia-we-choose-to-stay-tickets-42057979549?aff=efbeventtix">Eventbrite event page</a>.

  • ACT UP Philly Weekly Meeting

    January 29, 2018 @ 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.

January 30, 2018
January 31, 2018
  • MLK Lecture in Social Justice: The State of Our Union

    January 31, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    3730 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3615, United States

    Hosted by Center for Africana Studies UPENN.  Our 2018 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture in Social Justice will feature a discussion of topics related to the state of the country and the continuing struggle for social justice.

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/1212829112182266/">Facebook event page</a>. 

February 1, 2018
February 2, 2018
  • On Fridays, We Fight Back!

    February 2, 2018 @ 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.

  • Philly Black Lives Matter Week of Action Kickoff

    February 2, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Maximum Levellounge 5118 Sansom St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19139

    Join educators, students, families, and community members from all over the city as we organize for racial justice in our schools across the country. On February 2 we will launch the 2018 Black Lives Matter Week of Action, happening in schools and cities nationwide!  This will be a great time to meet others participating in the week, think through your organizing plans for your school, pick up materials for your school, learn about curriculum and the week's events, and to get buttons, stickers, and t-shirts.

    For more details and registration information, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/176587959603791/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • Those Who Talk Back - Opening Reception

    February 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Asian Arts Initiative 1219 Vine St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

    Join us as we celebrate the opening of our newest exhibition!  Aram Han Sifuentes’ Those Who Talk Back invites all to enter her interactive library, which houses the Protest Banner Lending Library, and U.S. Citizenship Test Samplers.

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/152423072062515/">Facebook event page</a>.

February 3, 2018
  • No Shortcuts--Building the Road for People Power

    February 3, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia 2125 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

    Philly Socialists is an organization committed to building an independent people power today. If you are interested in our projects, our vision, or our socialist politics, COME to this city-wide meeting!!

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/162762284336497/">Facebook event page</a>.

February 4, 2018
February 5, 2018
  • ACT UP Philly Weekly Meeting

    February 5, 2018 @ 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.

  • Immigration in Trump’s America

    February 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    La Salle University 1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141

    In light of uplifting Diversity and Globalism during the Black Lives Matter Week of Action, in the midst of Trump’s America, we must ask how can we continue to move towards a more racially just society.  After a screening of Precious Knowledge we will have a dialogue about the importance of Black and Ethnic studies for grades K thru 12. 

    For  more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/1952140088370108/">Facebook event page</a>.

February 6, 2018
February 7, 2018
  • It Takes a Village: Black Families

    February 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Martin Luther King High School 6100 Stenton Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19138

    Hosted by Caucus of Working Educators.  Join our intergenerational conversation about schools, community, curriculum and more. Facilitator: Kendra Brooks.

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/165735817488455/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • Sierra Club Southeast PA Group Exec Committee Meeting

    February 7, 2018 @ 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

    February 7, 2018 @ 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!

February 8, 2018
February 9, 2018
  • On Fridays, We Fight Back!

    February 9, 2018 @ 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

    February 9, 2018 @ 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.

February 10, 2018
  • Coffee and Politics: Why Courts Matter

    February 10, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Settlement Music School, 4910 Wynnefield Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

    The Why Courts Matter Presentation includes:
    · The judicial nomination/confirmation process
    · Current happenings on federal benches in Pennsylvania
    · Lessons learned from recent fights for our federal courts and record obstruction
    · Strategies/Calls to Action that make a difference online and on the ground

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/159046044824847/">Facebook event page</a>.

  • Cornel West | Race Matters, 25th Anniversary Edition

    February 10, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Free Library Author Events 1901 Vine St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

    Lauded for his “ferocious moral vision and astute intellect” (New York Times), educator and philosopher Dr. Cornel West is the author of the National Book Award-winning Race Matters, a sea change discourse on race, justice, and democracy in America. 

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/1975784256028213/">Facebook event page</a>.

February 11, 2018
  • Solidarity Sundays

    February 11, 2018 @ 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

    February 11, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

    4420 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

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

    February 11, 2018 @ 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

February 12, 2018
  • ACT UP Philly Weekly Meeting

    February 12, 2018 @ 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.

  • West Philly - Newcomers Meeting

    February 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Walnut Street West Library 201 S 40th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    Fair Districts PA is a nonpartisan group of thousands of Pennsylvania residents. We are striving to make every vote count in our state by ending gerrymandering - the practice of legislators creating voting districts to give themselves an unfair advantage.  We can change this through legislation in Harrisburg and we need your help!

    For more details, see the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/200859627131782/">Facebook event page</a>.

February 13, 2018
February 14, 2018
  • Reviving and Reviewing the "Race Film" | Borderline

    February 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    International House 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    Hosted by Wolf Humanities Center at Penn in collaboration with Penn Cinema Studies and Lightbox Film Center. Borderline. Two couples’ lives become violently intertwined in this avant-garde feature depicting racism in a Swiss village. Paul Robeson stars alongside his wife, Eslanda Robeson, and H.D. (Hilda Doolittle).

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

February 15, 2018