Voices from the Philly Schools Unifying Neighborhoods Network

Young people, parents, school staff, and neighbors work every day to combat decades of top down decisions to dismantle public neighborhood schools. In this series, members of PhillySUN (Schools Unifying Neighborhoods) share their day to day work towards their visions for their schools and neighborhoods.  These stories lift up organizers in the broadest sense–those who […]

Bring Them Home – The Campaign to End Cash Bail in Philadelphia

In Philadelphia thousands of people spend weeks, months, or even years in jail waiting for a trail, because they can’t afford to pay their bail. The campaign to end cash bail is working to end this practice that targets the poor and splits apart families, especially in Black and Latino communities. Meet local residents who […]

Our City, Our Water – Atlantic City’s Thirst for Justice

In the summer of 2017 Atlantic City residents fought to keep their local water utility public, and they won. They did this only months after several local casinos closed, and the city came near to declaring bankruptcy. The push to privatize Atlantic City’s water was a textbook example of disaster capitalism – where corporations use […]

From Brooklyn, to Philly, to D.C.: A Day in the Fight for Net Neutrality

This article is reposted from the Center for Media Justice. by Di Luong, Media Mobilizing Project On an unseasonably hot September day in Washington D.C., our group of grassroots activists have been jostling through several metal detectors, carpeted cafeterias, and marble steps from one congressional building to the next. By late afternoon our physical and […]