Pat George is the founder and teacher of the Zen Center of Philadelphia. She spoke with me about meditation in a time of severe distress. BC4C: Taking inspiration from Charlotte Joko Beck’s quote on your website – do you see
Philly with Standing Rock and PhillyWeRise held an Emergency Rally for Standing Rock protest on Tuesday, Valentine’s Day, in Center City, Philadelphia. Approximately 80 – 100 protesters gathered at Thomas Paine Plaza across from City Hall on short notice at 8:00 a.m.
After yet another large protest downtown — this one in support of refugees, immigrants, and Philadelphia’s status as a sanctuary city — it’s interesting to take a closer look at the three major networks’ coverage. 6abc’s leading story, an hour after
Thursday, February 2nd was a busy protest day in Philadelphia. Comcast workers made a huge splash with their 2:00 p.m. walk-out in Center City, as reported by Philadelphia news site, Billy Penn. This nationally coordinated action followed an earlier international
Our intrepid reporters attended this powerful event on Tuesday, January 24th, and discovered to our delight that Philly.com already wrote an excellent article about it. Philadelphia City Councilwoman Helen Gym introduced the event – a forum for immigrant students and
In the surge of political energy and involvement following November 8th, Philadelphia area residents have been bootstrapping their own benefits and activist events. I first figured out that something interesting was happening when I attended last month’s West Philadelphia Community
Reclaim Philadelphia first grabbed local headlines back in July, 2016, leading up to the Democratic National Convention. Formed by former Sanders staffers and volunteers, the group staged several high-profile direct actions geared toward getting the DNC Host Committee to reveal its donor
This is the first of a series of profiles of local progressive organizations in Philadelphia. On the evening of December 14th, Neighborhood Networks hosted a standing room only Resistance Organizing Event in Northwest Philadelphia. Over 200 people participated in a jam-packed