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 […]

Join us for a screening of films about local struggles for justice

Join Media Mobilizing Project for an evening of short films about people transforming their communities and building power. Produced in partnership with the No215Jail Coalition, UNITE HERE, Philly SUN, and Atlantic City Citizens Against the State Takeover. All films were produced by participants in MMP’s Movement Media Fellows Program, an intensive hands-on training in film […]

Announcing MMP’s 2017 Movement Media Fellows

Media Mobilizing Project is excited to welcome 14 new fellows to our family. The Movement Media Fellows program trains movement storytellers in the Philadelphia region to tell powerful, effective stories about communities coming together to create change. Over the next several months, fellows will partner with local grassroots organizations to produce video and multimedia projects about critical campaigns […]