MMP Policy Director Hannah Sassaman Awarded 2017 Soros Justice Fellowship

Media Mobilizing Project is happy to announce that our policy director, Hannah Sassaman, has been awarded the 2017 Soros Justice Fellowship. Hannah won this competitive fellowship, awarded to pivotal organizers, artists and activists with a major potential for accomplishing transformative social change, for her organizing around algorithmic accountability in criminal justice.   As Philadelphia pursues […]

Statement on Trump’s FCC Chair Plan to Dismantle Open Internet

  “When Chairman Pai threatens to undo the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules, we should be clear about what he is saying. He is saying that poor people, especially from communities of color, don’t deserve unfettered access to the Internet, and the work, health, education, and movement building that can provide. He is saying […]

Major Coalition Forms to Demand a Philly District Attorney Committed to Justice and Respect

Prominent community organizations in Philadelphia united today to unveil the Philadelphia Coalition for a Just District Attorney. Comprised of a broad and diverse set of groups representing many tens of thousands of Philadelphia voters and communities, the new coalition announced their commitment to hold all the District Attorney candidates accountable to their communities’ fundamental need for justice and […]

Media: Define “Alt-Right” – Stop doing PR for racists

Media outlets across the country and around the world are covering the so-called “alt-right” without truly explaining who they really are: white nationalists and white supremacists steeped in racism, misogyny, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, and other forms of ugly hate. Fortunately, the Associated Press just released standards for reporting on the “alt-right” and their activities – urging reporters to […]