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Photo of the Youth Climate Strike in 2019.
Hurricane Ida in Philadelphia, What to Do Next

On Wednesday night, Hurricane Ida passed through Philadelphia and the Northeast causing widespread flooding, power outages, and damage. Here’s a short resource list that includes some ways to get support, help others, and take action against future climate catastrophes.  Get & Give Support: The Inquirer has created this useful resource guide on how to deal

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Graphic with photo of a PWR member wearing Philly We Rise t-shirt. The text on the graphic reads: We have some exciting news: we are back! Our hiatus is over and we're ready to reconnect with this amazing community.
We are back from our hiatus!

We have some exciting news: We are back! Over the last four months, we took a break from social media and email to join our parent organization, Movement Alliance Project (MAP), in a deep strategic planning process called the MAPOut. During the MAPOut, we threw ourselves into study, reflection, and planning. This included studying past

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Taking a Moment for Pause, Reflection & Strategic Planning

  We are excited, and a bit nervous, to announce that we will be joining our parent organization, Movement Alliance Project (MAP), in a strategic planning break. Starting on February 22nd, we will be pausing our online activity to join the MAP team in a period of study, reflection and planning. Our goal is to

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Photo grid with pictures taken during 2020. It includes photos from the count every vote protests, #BlackLivesMatter actions, and photos from protests for affordable housing, internet access and decarceration.
Reflecting on a Year of Resilience + Strength

Wow. It’s been a year. In the face of immense struggle, austerity and adversity, we banded together, stayed resilient, and demanded a new vision for Philadelphia. When the first cases of COVID-19 reached Philadelphia and we prepared for a lockdown, together we advocated for the communities that were impacted hardest by the pandemic. We demanded

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Philly We Rise 2019 Community Survey

When Philly We Rise launched in 2017, we aimed to be a leading resource for those who wanted to take action against injustice in Philadelphia but didn’t quite know where to start. We compiled the events from grassroots organizations across the city and shared them with you, the people who were ready to take action

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Onward to 2018 — Happy Holidays from Philly We Rise!

Happy holidays, Philly We Rise! We can’t believe 2017 is already over. For many of us, this has been a year unlike any we have ever known. Each day seems to bring a new unprecedented political moment, and a new battle to hold onto things we may have never imagined might be taken away. And in other

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Donate to the #PhillyWeRise Election Coverage Fund

If there is any lesson learned from recent elections it’s that the best chance to make real progressive gains is with a well-mobilized resistance pushing for it. That’s why we need you to donate to a new fund to power news and information for upcoming elections through Philly We Rise. The next major moment is in

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