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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Are you a storyteller who believes in taking a stand with poor and oppressed people? Have you experienced the effects of a media system that misrepresents your community and the issues you care about? Do you want to make media WITH movements for economic, racial and environmental justice, and help build positive alternatives to our […]
Thousands of families in New Jersey face the fear of being separated each day. A drivers license would make a difference in the lives of so many. Hear the voices of immigrant leaders fighting for the right to drive without fear.