In the basement of the Church of the Advocate, a historic black church in North Philadelphia, activists, media producers, educators, community organizers, and students gathered on a Friday night to discuss what it would take to meet the challenges of our current organizing moment.
Prominent community organizations in Philadelphia united today to unveil the Philadelphia Coalition for a Just District Attorney. Comprised of a broad and diverse set of groups representing many tens of thousands of Philadelphia voters and communities, the new coalition announced their commitment to hold all the District Attorney candidates accountable to their communities’ fundamental need for justice and […]
How can we support and protect each other under a Trump presidency? How can we build our power? Philly We Rise is a new online platform where you can find out how to take action locally and get involved with organizations fighting for the long haul in our city. Check it out, share it, and let us know about […]
Philly Schools Unifying Neighborhoods OUR VISION: Traditional public schools in Black, Brown and poor communities are under attack. In Philadelphia, the unelected School Reform Commission is dismantling public education. Our schools are under-resourced, given over to private hands or closed altogether. In the past several years, we have worked with students, parents, school staff and […]
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 […]