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May 24, 2017
May 25, 2017
  • March on Harrisburg

    May 13, 2017 @ 10:00 am - May 25, 2017 11:00 am

    Love Park, Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA

    Join a march on Harrisburg from May 13th. The march will be followed by several days of rallying and lobbying. "Our goal is to pass three laws in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. These laws would address: Gerrymandering; a Gift Ban; and Automatic Voter Registration.

    For more details and to find out about trainings for the march, visit the Facebook event page.

  • Granny Peace Brigade Meeting

    May 25, 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

    May 25, 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.

  • Environmental Justice Philadelphia Listening Session

    May 25, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Fairmount Water Works, 640 Waterworks Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is holding a series of Environmental Justice listening sessions. These sessions will focus on engaging community residents and leaders in DEP’s decision-making process, and how DEP can involve people that may not fit the traditional definition of an environmental justice area - which is based on minority population and income levels in census tracts.

    For more details, see the Department's event page.

  • Beer and Bees Fundraiser

    May 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Second District Brewing Company, 1939 S Bancroft St, Philadelphia, PA 19145, USA

    We're hosting an event to educate attendees about protecting our bees and other pollinators, and as a fundraiser for the non-profit environmental group, PennEnvironment and their “Save the Bees” campaign.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Phonebank to Block the Mariner East 2 pipeline

    May 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Food & Water Watch - Pennsylvania 1501 Cherry St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102

    Join us to call people along the pipeline route to talk about the real plan to win on the pipeline.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Designing for Change: A Fundraiser with the ACLU

    May 25, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    BOK Building 1901 South 9th Street Philadelphia, pa

    Philadelphia fashion designers have come together to host a benefit for the ACLU. Shop local, while helping to support ACLU's Pennsylvania Chapter. Enjoy light bites and wine while learning about ACLU's current initiatives.

    For more details, see the Eventbrite event page.

  • Stadium Stompers Town Hall/Birthday Party

    May 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Church of the Advocate 1801 W Diamond St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19121

    Stadium Stompers is inviting supporters and Allies to a town hall discussion of the current state of the fight against the Temple stadium, the progress we have made and the way forward. This will also be a birthday party for Stadium Stompers which recently turned 1 1/2 years old.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • First LGBTQ Community Conversation

    May 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA

    Join the Office of LGBT Affairs and Mayor’s Commission on LGBT Affairs for our very first Community Conversation at the William Way Community Center.

    Community Conversations are an initiative pioneered by the Office of LGBT Affairs and Mayor’s Commission on LGBT Affairs to cultivate an interactive forum to share ideas and concerns pertaining to the Philadelphia LGBTQIA community. Through discussion, breakout groups, and Q & A, the Community Conversation format encourages a proactive and engaging approach to addressing pertinent issues in our community and working collaboratively to identify solutions.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Rep. Sims Town Hall Meeting

    May 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    1198 S 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-5203

    Representative Sims will give a legislative update on issues being discussed in Harrisburg and take questions you may have. Principal Duberstein will welcome us with an update on school programs and initiatives.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Celebrating Dreams and Nightmares/Sueños y Pesadillas

    May 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    PhillyCAM 699 Ranstead St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106

    Come celebrate the publication of Liliana Velásquez's book! PhillyCAM's will interview Liliana. Co-sponsored by La Puerta Abierta, New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia, PICC, Moonstone Arts Center, and PhillyCAM

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

May 26, 2017
May 27, 2017
  • The Backpack event for homeless

    May 27, 2017 @ 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.

May 28, 2017
May 29, 2017
  • ACT UP Philly Weekly Meeting

    May 29, 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.

May 30, 2017
May 31, 2017
  • Sanctuary Storytelling and Resource Cookout

    May 31, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    2913 Kensington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19134-3016, United States

    Join us on Monmouth Street for a resource sharing and storytelling cookout! Prevention Point and Project SAFE, in conjunction with PHL Assembled will be hosting a gathering of community organizations where people can share stories of sanctuary and gather information about local resources while enjoying free food.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • North Central Philadelphia - Let's End Gerrymandering in PA

    May 31, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA

    The event will feature a Fair Districts PA speaker who will explain how partisan gerrymandering shapes election outcomes before the first vote is cast, and how voters can get involved in ensuring that our state legislative and congressional district maps are drawn fairly and transparently.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Public Info Event in North Philly - Let's End Gerrymandering

    May 31, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

    The event will feature a Fair Districts PA speaker who will explain how partisan gerrymandering shapes election outcomes before the first vote is cast, and how voters can get involved in ensuring that our state legislative and congressional district maps are drawn fairly and transparently.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

June 1, 2017
June 2, 2017
  • Restorative Justice Art Exhibition Opening

    June 2, 2017

    Painted Bride Art Center 230 Vine St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106

    The exhibit includes work by our program inside Graterford Maximum Security Prison, State Correctional Institute, the Guild program comprised of 18–24 year olds on probation, and those in reentry through the Philadelphia County Prison system.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • On Fridays, We Fight Back!

    June 2, 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.

  • June First Friday: A More Perfect Union Opening Reception

    June 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Asian Arts Initiative 1219 Vine St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

    Join us for the opening of A More Perfect Union, an exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Loving v. Virginia case and the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision to invalidate laws prohibiting interracial marriage in the United States.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • National Gun Violence Awareness Day Rally

    June 2, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Second Baptist Church of Media, 400 E State St, Media, PA 19063, USA

    Delaware County United for Sensible Gun Policy is planning a major event to commemorate National Gun Violence Awareness Day on June 2, 2017. It will include a rally with speakers, music, poetry, artistic expression, and a short walk up and down State Street in Media. Participants are asked to wear orange that evening to stand in solidarity with all those who have been injured by gun violence or lost loved ones to gunfire.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Organizing for Gun Sense in PA

    June 2, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Narberth Borough 100 Conway Ave, Narberth, Pennsylvania 19072

    In honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day (6/2/17), Nation Forward will be hosting a forum: “Organizing for Gun Sense in PA”. We have set up an incredible panel of speakers and leaders, all of whom are taking a stand against Gun Violence in Pennsylvania.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

June 3, 2017
  • March for Truth

    June 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    TBD-Check website

    We call for a #MarchForTruth on Saturday, June 3rd to raise our voices and let our elected leaders know that Americans want answers. The legitimacy of our democracy is more important than the interests of any party, or any President. So, we will rise together to call for a fair and impartial investigation, for the pursuit of truth, and for the restoration of faith in our electoral system and the Office of the Presidency.

    For more details on the Philadelphia march, see the Facebook page.

    For details on the national movement and stated goals, visit the #MarchforTruth website.

  • Healthcare in America: How the Affordable Care Act Can Save Your Life

    June 3, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    3401 Filbert Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

    Organizing for Action Philadelphia (OFA) invites you to its inaugural event to raise awareness about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the critical progress that stands to be reversed by AHCA. The event will feature expert panelists discussing the impacts of healthcare reform on the specific areas of mental health, addiction, and women’s health.

    For more details, see the Eventbrite event page.

  • Solidarity Forum - What's Good?

    June 3, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Arch Street United Methodist Church

    1. To convene our trusted comrades, allies, accomplices and other friendlies to reflect on a number of topics: The first 100+ days of the new presidency, Philadelphia's current issues, events and other recent happenings.
    2. To crowdsource data on where YOU stand on a number of issues through a series of annonymous polls conducted throughout the duration of the event.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Black Heroes in Comics Discussion w/ William Jones

    June 3, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

    Please join us as we welcome Mr. William Jones to Amalgam to discuss his book, "The Ex-Con, Voodoo Priest, Goddess, and the African King". William Jones is the founder of Afrofuturism Network, is a historian, "comic book geek", writer, and educator. He is a sought-after public speaker on the subjects of the history of black people in America, the image of black people in various forms of media, pop culture and hip-hop music.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Solidarity Forum - What's Good? Happy Hours of course

    June 3, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Franky Bradley's 1320 Chancellor St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

    What's good you ask? A drink and commiseration after a good day of Organizing, that's what. DL is happy to host a Happy Hour right after Solidarity Forum's Organizing event, "What's Good."

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Spring Together: Benefit for Planned Parenthood Southeastern PA

    June 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    Bok 1901 S 9th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19148

    Join us for a fairy tale evening in celebration and support of Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania! Enjoy a quick escape from city life! It’ll be an charming night of food, drinks and dancing. We’ll be dressed our best so feel free to wear something snazzy!

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

June 4, 2017
June 5, 2017
  • ACT UP Philly Weekly Meeting

    June 5, 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.

June 6, 2017
June 7, 2017
  • Sierra Club Southeast PA Group Exec Committee Meeting

    June 7, 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.

  • Enough is Enough: 100 Years of Injustice in Palestine

    June 7, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Friends Center 1501 Cherry St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102

    We will screen archival footage from the 1948 Nakba followed by a panel discussion and concluding with brief presentations about Philly-area BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions) campaigns in support of Palestinian rights. This event is sponsored by Philly BDS, Jewish Voice for Peace - Philadelphia, and Christian-Jewish Allies, and is part of the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights' week of action.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Philly For Change Monthly Meetup

    June 7, 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!

June 8, 2017
June 9, 2017
  • 50 Years: A Timeline of the Occupation

    June 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106, United States

    Hosted by IfNotNow Philly. We will congregate on the south side of Market Street between 5th and 6th to show case a glimpse of what 50 years of Occupation of Palestinian land in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and Jewish-American support for the Occupation and discriminatory policies within the Green Line, look like.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • On Fridays, We Fight Back!

    June 9, 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

    June 9, 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.

  • Happy Hour with HIAS PA

    June 9, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    InterAct Theatre Company, 302 S Hicks St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA

    Join HIAS for a night of immigration advocacy. Our lobby will support a letter writing center where you can write messages to offer your support for individual refugees and immigrants. We will also feature a film recording/ StoryCorps booth where participants can share what immigration means to them.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • 2017 Empowerment Dinner & Community Scholarship Program

    June 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA

    Join us for the 2017 Empowerment Dinner and Community Scholarship Program as we celebrate 100 years of the Urban League of Philadelphia partnering with local businesses and individuals to carry out vital work that is empowering communities and changing lives throughout the Greater Philadelphia region.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Jazz for the Jobless Fund Raiser for PUP

    June 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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

    Join PUP on Friday, June 9th for our annual Jazz for the Jobless fund raiser. We will be honoring our aggressive new State Senator Art Haywood and enjoying a home cooked soul food buffet, as well as jazz vocalist Wendy Simon and her Quartet.

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

  • Philadelphia Photo League Monthly Meetup

    June 9, 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.

June 10, 2017
  • Die-In Protest of AHCA

    June 10, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    1400 N Outer Line Dr, King of Prussia, PA 19406, USA

    Hosted by Indivisible Chester County. Our 'deaths' will symbolize the millions of American lives that will be lost if the Affordable Care Act is repealed. The die-in will last for 7 minutes (ACA has been in place for 7 years) at 11:45am. Our program will begin at 11:00am with presentations by local politicians and healthcare experts.

    For more details, including where to gather, see the Facebook event page.

  • Discussion and LGBTrivia!

    June 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    The Whole Shebang, 1813 S 11th St, Rear, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19148

    Join Philadelphia Creatives for Change for an afternoon of PRIDE! We will be playing LGBTQA+ trivia (with prizes!) and talking about peaceful activism in preparation for the National March for Equality and Pride.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Democratic Garden Party

    June 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    7819 Linden Rd, Glenside, PA 19038-8542

    Come and have a glass of wine and a nibble in a private garden, and meet other local Democrats! We are micro-fundraising for some new candidates in District 6 , and a Sister district in VA, and a few other potentials. Plant give aways with donations of 25.00! Can't afford to donate? Please come and celebrate, as we work toward turning PA BLUE!

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Women in Reentry Day

    June 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Village of Arts & Humanities, 2544 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19133, USA

    Hosted by People's Paper Co-op. Come together with advocates, service providers, artists, and an amazing group of women in reentry, as we reimagine how we could collaborate to truly support women impacted by the criminal justice system.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • 2017 Philadelphia Dyke March

    June 10, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Kahn Park S 11th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

    CALLING ALL DYKES!! ALL femmes, butches, queers, studs, AGs, lesbian feminists, tops, bottoms, tomboys, womyn of color, bi-dykes, boi-dykes, UHaul-ers, Potluck-ers, bulldaggers, trans folks of all flavors, labia-lovin' ladies... you get the idea: we mean YOU!

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

June 11, 2017
  • Solidarity Sundays

    June 11, 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

    June 11, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

    4420 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

  • The Equality March for Unity and Pride Philly

    June 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Thomas Paine Plaza, 1401 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA

    The “Equality March for Unity & Pride” is a grassroots movement which will mobilize the diverse LGBTQ+ communities to peacefully and clearly address concerns about the current political landscapes and how it is contributing to the persecution and discrimination of LGBTQ+ individuals.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

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

    June 11, 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

  • 2017 Interfaith Iftar (Dinner)

    June 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Masjidullah, Inc. 7401 Limekiln Pike, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19138

    Hosted by Masjidullah, Inc. and CAIR - Philadelphia Chapter. Join with friends from the Muslim, Christian, and Jewish communities for a festive dinner and program celebrating the end of the day-fast during the sacred month of Ramadan.

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

June 12, 2017
  • Philly CLUW's Annual Awards Reception

    June 12, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Philadelphia Joint Board Room; 22 S. 22nd Street, Philadelphia

    Please join us for this annual CLUW event where we celebrate the contributions of working women and men, honor outstanding leaders in the fight for justice and equality in the local and global communities, and in legislative and policy-making arenas.

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

  • ACT UP Philly Weekly Meeting

    June 12, 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.

June 13, 2017
June 14, 2017
June 15, 2017
June 16, 2017
  • On Fridays, We Fight Back!

    June 16, 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.

  • Action Happy Hour w/ New Sanctuary Movement

    June 16, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    InterAct Theatre Company 302 S. Hicks Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102

    Have a drink or two with like-minded friends in a comfortable atmosphere AND pick up more clear information about Sanctuary Cities, Immigrant rights, and the idea of "Radical Welcoming" from the New Sanctuary Movement.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

June 17, 2017
  • Faith Leaders and Community Summit

    June 17, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

    2301 Snyder Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145, USA

    Keynote speaker: Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr. An AIDS education month event, co-sponsored by Philadelphia FIGHT, and Praise 103.9.

    For more details, and to register, see the Philadelphia FIGHT event registration page.

  • Disability Pride Philadelphia Parade and Celebration

    June 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA

    Our 6th annual Disability Pride Parade will head out from the NCC down Market Street converging onto City Hall and Dilworth Park for rest of the day’s activities. We will have sponsor informational tables, live performances and speeches on the Main Stage along with raffles and activities for the children.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Vegan Solidarity Brunch / Book / Art Sale

    June 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Lava space 4134 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    Food Not Bombs will be holding an all vegan brunch, book and art sale to raise funds for comrades. $5-$10 for brunch (no one turned away for lack of funds!) Tons of great books and art for sale. 50% of all we raise will go to LAVA, and the other 50% will go to the Philly J20 defense fund.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • 2017 Philadelphia Juneteenth Festival

    June 17, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

    6300 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144

    Hosted by Philadelphia Juneteenth Festival and Johnson House Historic Site Germantown. Historical Re-enactments; Cultural Vendor's Marketplace; Entertainment; Food Trucks; African Children's Village; Beer Garden; Panel Discussion and Unsung Hero Award.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • The State of Black Women

    June 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Germantown Mennonite Historic Trust, 6133 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19144, USA

    The Philadelphia Juneteenth Festival, Philadelphia Commission for Women, and the Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement presents THE STATE OF BLACK WOMEN:
    Politics, Healthcare, Economic, Education, Justice. Join us for a panel discussion and special event discussing issues in Politics, Healthcare, Economic, Education, and Justice with a particular emphasis on issues affecting Black women.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

June 18, 2017
June 19, 2017
  • ACT UP Philly Weekly Meeting

    June 19, 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.

  • Mark Segal & LGBTQ Activism

    June 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Fumo Family Library Branch 2437 S Broad St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19148

    As an activist, journalist, and the founder/publisher of the Philadelphia Gay News, Mark Segal has been championing LGBTQ rights since the Stonewall demonstrations in 1969. In this discussion, Mark will speak on his role in past battles for gay rights, and impart knowledge and ideas on how we can get involved in the movement for LGBTQ rights for the future.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

June 20, 2017
June 21, 2017
June 22, 2017
June 23, 2017
  • On Fridays, We Fight Back!

    June 23, 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.