MMP Policy Director Hannah Sassaman Awarded 2017 Soros Justice Fellowship

Media Mobilizing Project is happy to announce that our policy director, Hannah Sassaman, has been awarded the 2017 Soros Justice Fellowship. Hannah won this competitive fellowship, awarded to pivotal organizers, artists and activists with a major potential for accomplishing transformative social change, for her organizing around algorithmic accountability in criminal justice.   As Philadelphia pursues […]

Statement on Trump’s FCC Chair Plan to Dismantle Open Internet

  “When Chairman Pai threatens to undo the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules, we should be clear about what he is saying. He is saying that poor people, especially from communities of color, don’t deserve unfettered access to the Internet, and the work, health, education, and movement building that can provide. He is saying […]

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 […]

Statement: On Police Brutality and the District Attorney’s Race

Yesterday morning, the Daily News reported that police officers Mitchell Farrell and Kevin Harvey, who riddled college student and delivery driver Philipe Holland with crippling bullets, are back on street duty, having never missed a paycheck or suffered any reprimand deeper than suspension.   Reporter Mensah Dean also noted, “There have been more than 430 officer-involved shootings between […]

Major Coalition Forms to Demand a Philly District Attorney Committed to Justice and Respect

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 […]