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June 23, 2017

At war with the 1%

Reimagining Resistance: At war with the 1%

"We have to link the struggles in the workplace with the struggles at home." Spring 2017, 215 People's Alliance led a campaign calling for the City of Philadelphia to divest its payroll funds from Wells Fargo Bank. And won. Our fifth video in the Reimagining Resistance series is with Meghna Chandra and Derrick Mathis of 215PA.

Posted by Philly We Rise on Friday, June 23, 2017

“We have to link the struggles in the workplace with the struggles at home.”

Spring 2017, 215 People’s Alliance led a campaign calling for the City of Philadelphia to divest its payroll funds from Wells Fargo Bank. And won. Our fifth video in the Reimagining Resistance series is with Meghna Chandra and Derrick Mathis of 215PA.

June 19, 2017

Real Change Comes from Being Prepared

Reimagining Resistance: Real Change Comes from Being Prepared

"You need to find the folks that have been moving towards a vision for a long time, and throw down with those folks." Our forth video in the Reimagining Resistance series is with Pep Marie of the PhillySUN Project. Philly SUN is currently building a network of parents, students, school staff, community members and community partners in West & Southwest Philly. Pep talked with us about how envisioning the communities we want can help us deal with the changing political climate.

Posted by Philly We Rise on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

“You need to find the folks that have been moving towards a vision for a long time, and throw down with those folks.”

Our forth video in the Reimagining Resistance series is with Pep Felton of Philly SUN. Philly SUN is currently building a network of parents, students, school staff, community members and community partners in West & Southwest Philly. Pep talked with us about how envisioning the communities we want can help us deal with the changing political climate.

June 17, 2017

Freeing Philly Mothers For Mama’s Bailout Day

Reimagining Resistance: Freeing Philly Mothers For Mama's Bail…

"Cash bail doesn't keep communities safe." Our third video in the Reimagining Resistance series is with Reuben Jones and Elizabeth Long of the #No215Jail Coalition. On May 13th, Members of #No215Jail Coalition, Philadelphia Student Union, and 7 other organizations bailed out Philly mamas as part of the national movement to end cash bail and mass incarceration. Watch this video to learn how cash bail affects families of color. Sign the petition to end cash bail in Philadelphia #PhillyWeRise #No215Jail https://campaigns.organizefor.org/petitions/end-cash-bail

Posted by Philly We Rise on Saturday, June 17, 2017

“Cash bail doesn’t keep communities safe.” Our third video in the Reimagining Resistance series is with Reuben Jones and Elizabeth Long of the #No215Jail Coalition.

On May 13th, Members of #No215Jail Coalition, Philly Student Union, and 7 other organizations bailed out Philly mamas as part of the national movement to end cash bail and mass incarceration. Watch this video to learn how cash bail affects families of color.

Sign the petition to end cash bail in Philadelphia #PhillyWeRise #No215Jail https://campaigns.organizefor.org/petitions/end-cash-bail

June 15, 2017

We Want Justice for PHL

Reimagining Resistance: We Want Justice for PHL

"Without us, these planes not taking off." Our second video in the Reimagining Resistance series is with Briheem Douglas, vice president of @Unite HERE Philly, local 274. Unite HERE represents over 5000 workers in the service industry. They recently protested with LSG Sky Chef paying its workers poverty wages. We talked with Briheem about building a movment that foregrounds the needs of everyday working people.

Posted by Philly We Rise on Thursday, June 15, 2017

Our second video in the Reimagining Resistance series is with Briheem Douglas, vice president of @Unite HERE Philly, local 274. Unite HERE represents over 5000 workers in the service industry. They recently protested with LSG Sky Chef paying its workers poverty wages. We talked with Briheem about building a movment that foregrounds the needs of everyday working people.

June 13, 2017

A statewide vision for healthcare

Reimagining Resistance: A statewide vision for healthcare

"We've been eating off their menu for years… that's why we are all sick."Our first video in Reimagining Resistance is with Robert Fields, a leader of Put People First – PA. Put People First! PA is a statewide membership organization of everyday people. Their current campaign is for the human right to healthcare. Robert was interviewed in his neighborhood in Southwest Philadelphia to shed light on what keeps them fighting.

Posted by Philly We Rise on Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Our first video in Reimagining Resistance is with Robert Fields, a leader of Put People First – PA!┬áPut People First! PA is a statewide membership organization of everyday people. Their current campaign is for the human right to healthcare. Rob was interviewed in his neighborhood in Southwest Philadelphia to shed light on what keeps them fighting.

January 26, 2017

Save Our Care

January 24, 2017

Tuesdays With Toomey

January 21, 2017

#WhyIMarch

January 20, 2017

Philly Responds to Trumps Inauguration

 

 

January 19, 2017

Education Not Deportation!