Verizon made us a promise to bring the choice of faster, stronger technology to Philadelphia and every one of its residents. But we know communities are being left out and offline as Verizon breaks it's promise to Philly. Help us make sure City Council hears from communities who want to get the access we were promised. Sign the petition now.
News & Analysis
Every spring, Cooper’s Ferry Partnership holds its Annual Meeting, a $125-a-ticket event where developers, construction companies, city officials, politicians, as well as architects, lawyers, and a few community leaders mingle in front of the shark tanks at the Camden Aquarium.
On Dec. 3rd, City Council’s Public Property Committee, chaired by Councilman Bobby Henon and with the support of all committee members, passed a 15-year Comcast communications franchise with far reaching public benefits for low-income communities, and for all Comcast customers, now and into the future. The franchise then received first reading before the full Council. The statement linked here can be attributed to Hannah Sassaman, Policy Director at Media Mobilizing Project, which coordinates the Corporate Accountability Project (CAP) Comcast campaign.
News & Analysis 11/04/2015
This is it. Our last chance in 15 years to make Comcast pay its fair share in Philly and respect the hometown consumers who have made it one of the most profitable companies in America. Make sure you come out and speak out November 12th. Find the official signup sheet to testify here!
Announcing MMP’s newest and most ambitious film project to date - Groundwork: Justice in the Birthplace of America.
Only steps from the wide public thoroughfare where potentially millions of Catholic pilgrims and supporters will pray with Pope Francis this weekend, technicians and camera operators for NBC 10 Philadelphia, owned by the Philadelphia-based Comcast corporation, told the public they were going out on strike, after over a year at the bargaining table. Read more here.
Building a Sandcastle: A Broken Promise to Atlantic City tells the stories of the casino workers who remain after the wave of casino closures and layoffs in 2014. The casino employees who remain are getting organized and fighting back. In the process they are working with neighbors across Atlantic City to reimagine the future of this resort town on the Jersey coast.