Community Schools: Defining Community Control

Community control: It’s about having a say in what happens. It’s about pulling resources to uplift us all. It’s about each of our culture and history. It’s about making the best for the children. And it’s everyone’s right. Defining Community Control Community control: It’s about having a say in what happens. It’s about pulling resources to […]

The Story of Willard Elementary: A Community School in Kensington

Today, Media Mobilizing Project, announces part 5 in the Revival from the Roots Series.  The series follows myriad Philadelphia School District students, parents and caregivers, staff, and teachers, along with Helen Gym, Co-Founder of Parents United for Public Education, and Jerry Jordan, President of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, as they tour Philadelphia’s Neighborhood Schools.  This […]

Coming Soon: Revival from the Roots Part 5

Media Mobilizing Project presents a preview of part 5 in the Revival from the Roots Series, which follows Helen Gym, Co-Founder of Parents United for Public Education, and Jerry Jordan, President of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, as they tour Philadelphia’s Neighborhood Schools.  This segment features Willard Elementary, which is located in the Kensington section […]

More Untold Stories of Parents Fighting For Philly Public Schools

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 in recent years, and why so many continue to support our public neighborhood schools that are […]

Untold Stories of Parents Fighting For Philly Public Schools

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 in recent years, and why so many continue to support our public neighborhood schools that are […]

Screening: Education Stories from the Roots

Join us Thursday, October 2nd from 6-8pm to watch the stories we’ve been collecting of families’ struggles and triumphs in the face of major educational budget cuts across Philadelphia.  Our team of Media Mobilizing Project Story Collectors has been going to parks, schools, and events to talk with parents, students, teachers, and community members about […]