What is Our Side about? Our Side tells the story of a community-led theater production in Atlantic City — a stage adaptation of Growing up in the Other Atlantic City: Wash’s and the Northside by Atlantic City native Turiya S.A. Raheem. From bustling streets to broken promises, from discrimination to resiliency, the film follows […]
MMP commissioned this beautiful 12×18″ poster from Josh Graupera, a local artist and one of our Media Fellows. Make your donation of at least $30 to MMP and we’ll send you one. Available in 3 unique background colors. To get it by Dec 25th, you have to order by Dec 19th! Or stop by the […]
Over the course of a decade, Media Mobilizing Project has developed a powerful approach to media organizing, learning from our many experiments and gaining wisdom from the countless stories of social movement success we have helped to tell. On the occasion of our 10th Anniversary, we offer this overview and reflection in the spirit of […]
Find out more at GroundworkFilm.com Groundwork is a documentary series profiling social justice movements in the Philadelphia area. The films follow half a dozen local organizers and explores how their involvement in movements has transformed them as individuals. Groundwork was produced by a team of MMP Movement Media Makers who are committed participants in the […]
PublicSchoolVoices.com In the summer of 2014, the Media Mobilizing Project began reaching out to parents across Philadelphia in search of powerful untold stories. We hoped to get a sense of how families have been affected by the education budget cuts and efforts to close or privatize our public schools. We wanted to find out why so many […]
City Council unnanimously 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. Please read the release from the CAP Comcast coalition below.
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.
It’s our birthday! For 10 years, Media Mobilizing Project has made media to build a movement for social & economic justice. We have trained organizers to be media makers and media makers to be organizers. Right now we are leading a fight against media-giant Comcast to win affordable internet for low-income families. We are fighting privatization of our public schools. And we are telling untold stories of everyday heroes fighting back against poverty and injustice.
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!
On October 29th, City Council introduced a bill outlining the initial details agreed to by the City of Philadelphia and Comcast, in their next 15-year communications franchise. Our statement on that introduction is here.