We want to hear from you! Building Channels for Change (BC4C) is a group of concerned volunteers formed in the wake of the 2016 election with the goal of enabling new activists to more easily connect with progressive organizations, and
Eagles cornerback Malcolm Jenkins visited Capitol Hill along with free agent wide receiver Anquan Boldin, Detroit Lion Johnson Bademosi, and retired NFL wide receiver Donte Stallworth to push legislators on criminal justice reform. Jenkins raised his fist during the national
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.
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
The inspiration came from 2000 public school teachers in Seattle, who, last fall, wore “Black Lives Matter” shirts to spark conversation about the movement with their students. The Seattle effort motivated a group of teachers to organize a similar endeavor in
It was a cold January morning in Philadelphia — though it felt warm. The country has seen several bleak weeks in the aftermath of one of the most unprecedented elections in history. But this Monday felt like a warm spring
Confirmation hearings for Jeff Sessions for Attorney General wrapped up yesterday. Sessions walked into his Senate hearing room on Tuesday past protesters—some dressed in Ku Klux Klan costumes—holding up signs that said “Stand against xenophobia” and “Love trumps hate.” His