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A Call For Respect: Philly Workers Take Action in the Wake of COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak has revealed just how broken our country’s social safety nets are. Millions of Americans are struggling to navigate our country’s inadequate health and labor systems. In the midst of this intense moment, communities have come together to build powerful and large-scale organizing campaigns to support those who are the hardest hit. We’d like to take a moment to focus in on how Philadelphia workers are uniting and organizing during this unprecedented time.

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Philly We Rise Dives Into the Issues

We are so excited to announce our latest initiative, Philly We Rise Power Series, a collection of articles diving into some of the most prominent issues in Philadelphia, from gun violence to rent control to immigration. In this series, we analyze

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#Netroots Nation

Netroots Nation: Philly In Charge

Philadelphia has been at the lead of fights to advance social justice across the country. Earlier this year at Netroots Nation, a national convention that brings together progressive organizers and legislators to discuss the most urgent issues affecting communities, we

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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

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Take Action for Voting Rights

The highest court in Pennsylvania ruled that the districts our statehouse has drawn for our Congressional representatives in Congress are unconstitutional. Republican leadership in Harrisburg wants to stack the deck so Democratic voters and people of color don’t count. Congress

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