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 […]

Verizon needs to finish the job in Philadelphia

Verizon needs to finish the job in Philadelphia. Verizon wants to get off the hook for connecting Philadelphia with FiOS service. These bad business practices have left Verizon workers with no choice but to strike for the last two months. Let’s hold them accountable. Verizon needs to finish the job in PhiladelphiaVerizon wants to get […]

Announcing Groundwork – A Video Series About the Fight For Justice in the Birthplace of America

Groundwork - Justice in the Birthplace of America

Announcing MMP’s newest and most ambitious film project to date – Groundwork: Justice in the Birthplace of America.  Groundwork is a documentary series that highlights the story of how people change when we stand up for what’s right. Groundwork is about every day people and the nitty-gritty practice of building a movement and becoming a […]

Rejoice now: Victory for African peoples, for all of humanity

Rejoice now: Victory for African peoples, for all of humanity #BlackLivesMatter Philly Celebrates Black Joy with Janelle Monáe & Jidenna Just days after the one year anniversary of the killing of Michael Brown #BlackLivesMatter launched it’s Philadelphia chapter with a Celebration of Black Joy. Black youth shared poetry and performance. With the performances starting in […]

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 […]