November 24, 2017
  • On Fridays, We Fight Back!

    November 24, 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

    November 24, 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.

November 25, 2017
  • The Backpack event for homeless

    November 25, 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.

  • March on Market St. for Black Community Control of the Police

    November 25, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    52nd and Market Street, Philadelphia, PA

    Shut it Down! Reparations Now! Starts on Market and 52nd and ends with a rally at Dewey (61st) and Market.

November 26, 2017
November 27, 2017
  • Day of Action: PHL

    November 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    2000 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3304, United States

    Hosted by Indivisible PHL. This Action is intended as a show of support for Senator Casey's leadership in the fight against the Trump agenda, and an ask that he continue his stance against the #TrumpTaxScam on behalf of All Americans.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • ACT UP Philly Weekly Meeting

    November 27, 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.

  • A Trauma-Informed School to Prison Pipeline Presentation

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

    Peoples Baptist Church 5039 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19143

    Learn how childhood traumas impact children and adults, and are often overlooked and consequently punished rather than treated in school settings, feeling the school to prison pipeline. Dr. Joan Duvall-Flynn, current president of the NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference will be our guest speaker.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

November 28, 2017
  • Tuesdays with Toomey

    November 28, 2017 @ 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.

  • Unpacking Race Fall 2017 Series

    November 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    The Rotunda 4014 Walnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    On Tuesday nights this fall we bring back our popular series on race and interrupting racism. Over the course of five weeks we'll excavate this topic through embodied discussions and theatrical techniques from the Theatre of the Oppressed, and equip participants with things to read and do between sessions.

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

  • Solidarity On Tap - Philadelphia

    November 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    2nd Story Brewing Co. 117 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106

    Solidarity on Tap is a simple gathering at a local pub for socializing and social justice. Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest, and Ignatian Solidarity Network along with local partners welcome those connected to the Jesuits and the spirituality of St. Ignatius of Loyola (FJV’s, Jesuit school alumni, Jesuit parish members, etc.) in Philadelphia.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Fair Districts PA - Northwest Philly - Working Group Meeting

    November 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

    All are welcome at this meeting of the Northwest Philly 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 Facebook event page.

November 29, 2017
  • Senator Haywood Town Hall

    November 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Arcadia University 450 S Easton Rd, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038

    Join Senator Haywood for updates on the 4th District, as well as the opportunity to have your voice heard on the issues in your neighborhoods. Special focus on youth engagement and mentoring. The event will be held in the University's "Commons Great Room."

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

November 30, 2017
  • Philadelphia PARTICIPATORY DEFENSE INITIATIVE Community Forum

    November 30, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

    1750 Callowhill Street Community College of Philadelphia Center for Business and Industry Building (2ND FLOOR, ROOM C2-28)

    It takes all of us to end mass incarceration. The recent efforts by the community in the Philadelphia District Attorney election show the power the people have to change the course of the justice system.Participatory Defense is a community organizing model for people facing charges, their families, and their communities to impact the outcomes of cases and transform the landscape of the criminal justice system. Community members share firsthand knowledge and experience of the system to help create more successful defense strategies to bring their loved ones home.

    For more details, see the Eventbrite event page.

  • Philadelphia City Council Meeting

    November 30, 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.

  • Big Business: Benefit Or Burden?

    November 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Jon M. Huntsman Hall 3730 Walnut Street Room 211, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    Amazon in Philly: do we want it? If yes, how badly? If no, why not?
    We’ve assembled an incredible panel to talk about what this type of business would mean for our sector and our city. Join us for a thoughtful, in-depth conversation that pushes past hot takes and gets into the big issues.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Jewish Voice for Peace Philly Open Meeting: Plug In Now!

    November 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Friends Center 1501 Cherry St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102

    Are you looking for short- to medium-term campaign work? Have you been waiting for the perfect moment to get plugged in to JVP Philly? Are you looking for a way to flex your skills and grow new ones? Then come to our November open meeting! We'll update you about where we're at with the Deadly Exchange campaign, and provide tangible ways for you to plug in over the next several months.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

December 1, 2017
December 2, 2017
  • Water Ways and the River's Timeline

    December 2, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Perelman Building 2540 Meredith St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130

    oin us for an afternoon in which we explore the rights, struggles, and victories of our region's water and all who depend upon it. The first portion of this workshop will be a presentation of Water Ways, an illustrated exploration of the impacts the natural gas industry (aka fracking) has on this region's human and more-than-human communities and ecosystems.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Canvassing for Gender Neutral Bathrooms

    December 2, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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

    Join members of the Mayor’s Commission for LGBT Affairs as we map out which single-stall public restrooms are gender neutral (as required by law) and which ones need a reminder to change gender-specific signage. This is a community-driven event! We will start with a quick overview of the law and a short training on what to say and how to track your findings.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • A Staged Reading of August Wilson's King Hedley II

    December 2, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Church of the Advocate, 1801 Diamond Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

    The August Wilson Consortium presents...King Hedley is the 9th play in August Wilson's American Century Cycle. It is a timeless play that tackles issues that African Americans struggle with today. This event is a fundraiser that will allow us to offer performing arts classes, workshops and community events free of charge. There will be a talkback after the reading.

  • Space: Self Care & Conversation for WOC

    December 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Three Queens Yoga 410 Monroe St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147

    Join friends and self-care enthusiasts Adriana Adelé, RYT-200, and Jessica St. Jacobs, professional counselor, as we hold space for women of color to practice caring for ourselves and each other through curated movement, warm conversation, and community.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • International Day for People with Disabilities Celebration

    December 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Liberty Resources 112 N 8th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

    Join us for a celebration of The International Day for People with Disabilities! We celebrate our lives and differences. DJ b-EZE will be spinning with live music by local disabled performers. Appetizers & Refreshments will be served. Attendants are free with a paid consumer.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

December 3, 2017
December 4, 2017
  • City Lobby: Learning from Copenhagen, Pt. 2

    December 4, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    PIPELINE PHILLY 30 S 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

    In early October, Philadelphia officials traveled, once again, to Copenhagen with the Knight Foundation to learn about best practices in planning accessible, connected cities for all age groups. Join us for a conversation about what they saw, what they learned, and what their takeaways were for Philadelphia. Co-hosted by Urban Consulate, Bicycle Coalition and 5th Square.

    For more details, see the event page.

  • ACT UP Philly Weekly Meeting

    December 4, 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.

December 5, 2017
  • 15th Annual Whitney M. Young, Jr. Community Empowerment Luncheon

    December 5, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

    Loews Philadelphia Hotel 1200 Market St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

    The Urban League of Philadelphia invites you to join us as we continue celebrating 100 years of creating opportunities for economic empowerment, advancement and equality.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

  • Tuesdays with Toomey

    December 5, 2017 @ 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.

  • Congressman Adam Schiff: Threats to Democracy at Home and Abroad

    December 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm

    Perry World House 3803 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    Join us at Perry World House on Tuesday, December 5 for a conversation with Congressman Adam Schiff, ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, which is charged with investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 US presidential election. Congressman Schiff will provide an update on the Russia investigation.

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

  • Earth Quaker Action Team - General Meeting

    December 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Friends Center, 1501 Cherry St, Philadelphia, PA

    Our monthly gathering to share and learn about EQAT's campaign to get PECO to Power Local Green Jobs. Everyone is welcome.

    For more details, visit the event calendar.

  • Unpacking Race Fall 2017 Series

    December 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    The Rotunda 4014 Walnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    On Tuesday nights this fall we bring back our popular series on race and interrupting racism. Over the course of five weeks we'll excavate this topic through embodied discussions and theatrical techniques from the Theatre of the Oppressed, and equip participants with things to read and do between sessions.

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

  • Rebecca Solnit's Mother of All Questions Discussion

    December 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Head House Books 619 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147

    For November/December we are reading the incomparable Rebecca Solnit's latest book: The Mother of All Questions. Her latest book of essays deals with the toxic culture of misogyny and silencing that plagues society. Even if you can only read a couple of the essays, there will be plenty to talk about!

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

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

    December 6, 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

    December 6, 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!

December 7, 2017
December 8, 2017
  • On Fridays, We Fight Back!

    December 8, 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

    December 8, 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.

December 9, 2017
  • Black Quantum Futurism and the Reentry Think Tank at PHLA

    December 9, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Perelman Building 2525 Pennsylvania Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130

    A Blade of Grass Fellows and current Philadelphia Assembled collaborators Black Quantum Futurism and the Reentry Think Tank lead a gallery walk through their Philadelphia Museum of Art exhibition, followed by a participatory forum on the ways that collaboration and collective imagination can address issues like reentry after imprisonment, and gentrification.

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

December 10, 2017
  • Solidarity Sundays

    December 10, 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

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

    4420 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

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

    December 10, 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

  • Come break bread with Refuse Fascism organizers and supporters from all over the Philadelphia Area. Facing the threat, and increasingly the reality, of a regime consolidating fascism it is on us all to create a culture putting humanity first - not “America First.” Bring a dish or drinks and a friend!

    For more details, see the Facebook event page.

December 11, 2017
  • ACT UP Philly Weekly Meeting

    December 11, 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.

  • Philly NOW Holiday Party w/ NOW National President Toni Van Pelt

    December 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Twelve Gates Arts 106 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106

    Please join the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Organization for Women for our December Holiday Party featuring Special Guest National NOW President Toni Van Pelt!
    There will be food, drink, music and great conversation with other activists across the city. Join us!

    For more details and to register, see the Eventbrite event page.

December 12, 2017
December 14, 2017
December 15, 2017
  • On Fridays, We Fight Back!

    December 15, 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.

December 16, 2017
December 17, 2017
December 18, 2017
  • ACT UP Philly Weekly Meeting

    December 18, 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.

December 19, 2017
December 21, 2017
December 22, 2017
  • On Fridays, We Fight Back!

    December 22, 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

    December 22, 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.