Wednesday, November 13, 2019
  • Solidarity Rally For Nessa!
    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    69th Street Transportation Center Show Me a Map

    Nessa moved from Bangladesh to Upper Darby to provide a better life for herself and her family. Nessa began working for Treasure Island Academies, where she worked 50+ hours a week. Nessa never received 2 paychecks, and when she asked her…


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  • November Policy Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    League of Women Voters of Philadelphia Show Me a Map

    All current League members are invited to be a part of the Policy Committee! These meetings are an opportunity to get smart on a particular policy, dive into the work, and propose new items for discussion. Each meeting will…


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  • Curator-Led Tour of 'Colored People Time: Banal Presents'
    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Institute of Contemporary Art Show Me a Map

    Join ICA’s Assistant Curator Meg Onli on a tour of her exhibition 'Colored People Time: Banal Presents'. ICA’s Curator-Led Tours offer a unique opportunity to learn about our current exhibitions from the curators. Each tour covers the…


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  • Decommodifying Housing in Philadelphia
    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
    West Chester University in Philadelphia Show Me a Map

    What would it take to decommodify housing in Philadelphia? Come think together with us about this question in a facilitated discussion.

    Food served. Childcare available. Room 2.

    We will discuss parts of the following texts:

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  • Incarceration in Pennsylvania, Then and Now
    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Historical Society of Pennsylvania Show Me a Map

    Pennsylvania has long been a center of prison reform movements, yet today it stands out as a state with one of the highest incarceration rates in the nation. In conjunction with the October issue of PMHB, join a group…


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  • Pints & Policy: Investing in Infrastructure
    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Tattooed Mom Show Me a Map

    Join PHILLYforWARREN at Tattooed Mom for a night of Pints and Policy with Warren supporters and anyone interested in learning more about local politics and the 2020 presidential election!

    There will be fantastic eats & drinks available for…


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  • Conversation at Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books, Philadelphia, PA
    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Uncle Bobbie's Coffee & Books Show Me a Map

    Aaron will be in conversation with Solomon Jones, host of Wake Up with WURD.

    This event is free and open to the public.

    https://www.facebook.com/events/415738049138853/


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Thursday, November 14, 2019
  • Men & the #MeToo Movement Conference
    Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 8:30 am - Friday, November 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
    Houston Hall (University of Pennsylvania) Show Me a Map

    Check out the full conference agenda, speaker lineup, and purchase tickets at http://www.menandmetoo.org.

    The Men’s Center for Growth & Change presents the “Men & the #MeToo Movement Conference: What Individuals and Organizations Can Do,”…


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  • Stated Meeting of Philadelphia City Council
    Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    PHL Council Show Me a Map

    The weekly Stated Meeting of the Philadelphia City Council.
    Airs live on Xfinity Ch. 64, Fios Ch. 40, and stream at phlcouncil.com/watch

    Also listen live on WURD Radio 96.1FM/900AM.

    https://www.facebook.com/&hellip;


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  • Policy Committee Meeting
    Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Philadelphia Board of Education Show Me a Map

    The Board of Education of the City of Philadelphia has constituted and appointed a Policy Committee. This Policy Committee will provide governance oversight of the District’s existing and any proposed policies established by and pursuant to applicable laws…


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  • Critical and Contemplative Pedagogies for Eco-Justice
    Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Bourse, 111 S. Independence Mall East, Suite 500 Show Me a Map

    What we face is a turning point between two futures: The Great Transition and the Great Unraveling. The Great Transition describes a future in which society is comprehensively reorganized to sustain itself in dynamic equilibrium with the Earth’s…


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  • Nat'l Webinar Update on the March on the DNC
    Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign Show Me a Map

    Please join us on this national webinar, AND SPREAD THE WORD TO FRIENDS ACROSS THE COUNTRY, to learn info on the #LivesOverLuxury March on the DNC, July 13, 2020 (opening day of the DNC in Milwaukee). Find out what you can…


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  • Pre Entry Coalition Community Connections Not Confinement
    Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    The Bonnell Building at Community College Show Me a Map

    You are cordially invited to be a part of our Pre-Entry Coalition: Community Connections, Not Confinement Kickoff!

    The Defender Association, with support from the Philadelphia Foundation Malinda R. Farrow Fund, is working to build a network of…


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  • Philadelphia: Protest Abusive Circus w/Camels, Zebras, Horses
    Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
    Field next to Mann Music Center, 5201 Parkside Avenue Show Me a Map

    UniverSoul Circus is returning to Philadelphia this fall. Animal acts include zebras, camels, horses and dogs.

    We will be protesting opening night and other shows - check back for an updated schedule.

    UniverSoul Circus continues…


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  • Roald Hoffmann, “The Same and Not the Same: The Many Faces of Diversity in Science and Society”
    Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Science History Institute - 315 Chestnut Street - Philadelphia, PA 19106 Show Me a Map

    Diversity as a concept has many meanings. For some it is the belief that diversity enriches both the natural world and our individual lives. At the same time, diversity has for some become a code word for something they…


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  • Conservation Voters of PA's 10th Anniversary Celebration
    Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Olde Bar Show Me a Map

    Please join Conservation Voters of PA to celebrate 10 years of elections, policy, and advocacy!

    Guest ($250)
    Bronze Host ($500)
    Silver Host ($1,000)
    Gold Host ($2,500)

    https://www.facebook.com/events/367084110889296/


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  • Cozy Homes - Annual Event
    Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Maas Building & 5th Side Show Me a Map

    Meet us in the beautiful Maas Building in Olde Kensington Philadelphia to discuss “cozy homes,” sustainable architecture and construction, and Philadelphia housing trends. Student architectural works will be featured for your viewing (and tactile!) enjoyment.

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  • Philadelphia Queer Elders Project Archival Dive Writing Workshop
    Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Vox Populi Show Me a Map

    The Philadelphia Queer Elders Project invites you to participate in the Archival Dive workshop, led by Blue Stoop affiliate and Philadelphia-based writer Berry Grass. There are 16 available seats for this event, with half of the seats reserved for "Trailblazers",…


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  • Free Film Screening Honoring Veterans: We Are Not Done Yet
    Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Rotunda Show Me a Map

    Every 2nd Thursday of the month, you can catch a wide array of films at The Rotunda, curated by filmmakers and presenters from all around the city as part of The Bright Bulb Screening Series.

    This November,…


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  • The Unintended Consequences of the Electoral College
    Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Delaware Valley University Show Me a Map

    Please join us for a lecture given by Dr. Bruce Allen Murphy, scholar of American Constitutional Law and Professor of Government and Law at Lafayette College, presented by The League of Women Voters of Bucks County. Dr. Murphy will…


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  • Badges Without Borders w/ Stuart Schrader & Patrick Blanchfield
    Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Wooden Shoe Books and Records Show Me a Map

    Discussion with author Stuart Schrader and Patrick Blanchfield

    From the Cold War through today, the U.S. has quietly assisted dozens of regimes around the world in suppressing civil unrest and securing the conditions for the smooth…


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Saturday, November 16, 2019
  • Breakfast of Champions monthly meeting
    Saturday, November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign Show Me a Map

    Join us for the Breakfast of Champions for Social Workers and Changemakers on November 16th at 10am! We have a special guest speaker, Sandra Rivera, who will be presenting on Youth and Poverty. Sandra is a lifelong member of…


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  • Creating a New Narrative in the Africa Galleries
    Saturday, November 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Penn Museum Show Me a Map

    Join lead curator and professor Tukufu Zuberi, Ph.D., along with consulting scholars, Barbaro Ruiz-Martinez, Ph.D., Monique Scott, Ph.D., Salah Hassan, Ph.D., and Vaniclea Silva Santos, Ph.D., for a discussion about their contributions to the…


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  • William Way Your Way Tour
    Saturday, November 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
    William Way LGBT Community Center Show Me a Map

    Join Qunify at William Way LGBT Community Center for a 1-hour YourWay tour! William Way is a resource to our community. Come explore all that they have to offer. Learn about current programs, find out about future plans, hear…


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  • Appropriation or Appreciation? Hip Hop Workshop
    Saturday, November 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Asian Arts Initiative Show Me a Map

    FREE Event

    Featured as a member of NITEMRKT in the Asian American Hip Hop Showcase, artist jason chu will present this workshop on issues of appropriation and creation. Chu will draw on his experiences as a Chinese…


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  • Philly: Rise Up and Demand Trump/Pence Out Now!
    Saturday, November 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    LOVE Park Show Me a Map

    JOIN US and DEMAND: The Trump/Pence Regime Must Go – NOW!

    The time has come to launch mass, sustained, non-violent protests that come back week after week, refusing to stop until the Trump/Pence Regime has been…


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  • Philadelphia: Protest Abusive Circus w/Camels, Zebras, Horses
    Saturday, November 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Field next to Mann Music Center, 5201 Parkside Avenue Show Me a Map

    UniverSoul Circus is returning to Philadelphia this fall. Animal acts include zebras, camels, horses and dogs.

    We will be protesting opening night and other shows - check back for an updated schedule.

    UniverSoul Circus continues…


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Sunday, November 17, 2019
  • Film Screening w/ West Philly Coalition for Safe & Inclusive Development
    Sunday, November 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Paul Robeson House Events Show Me a Map

    Sponsored by the West Philly Coalition for Safe and Inclusive Development. Discussion to follow about sustaining community in West Philly. Sponsored by the West Philly Coalition for Safe and Inclusive Development. Discussion to follow about sustaining community in West…


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  • Race is the Place is the Space
    Sunday, November 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    The African American Museum in Philadelphia Show Me a Map

    Referencing the Aunt Jemima stereotype to set the stage, Dr. Brenda Dixon Gottschild travels into the present via her Afro-expressionistic interpretations of selected excerpts from female writers of the African Diaspora, along with dancers’ statements in Dixon Gottschild’s…


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  • Chinatown Rising and Closing Reception
    Sunday, November 17, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 11:00 pm
    Asian Arts Initiative Show Me a Map

    Against the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-1960s, a young San Francisco Chinatown resident, armed with a 16mm camera and leftover film scraps from a local TV station, turned his lens onto his community. Totaling…


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Monday, November 18, 2019
  • Special Committee on Poverty: Social Safety Net 11-18-2019
    Monday, November 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Philadelphia Corporation for Aging Show Me a Map

    The Special Committee on Poverty Reduction and Prevention of the Council of the City of Philadelphia will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, November 18, 2019, at 4:00 PM, in The Philadelphia Corporation for the Aging, 642 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA. 19130, to…


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  • Friends of the South Philadelphia Library Monthly Meeting
    Monday, November 18, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    South Philly Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia Show Me a Map

    The Friends of the South Philadelphia Library hosts our monthly meeting on the third Monday of each month at the South Philadelphia Library on Broad and Morris.

    We'll discuss ways to grow our membership, how we want…


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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
  • Owl Talk
    Tuesday, November 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Institutional Diversity-IDEAL Show Me a Map

    These monthly dialogues are targeted to discuss critical and current issues that impacts cultural and ethnic identities. Each month is genereally themed in relation to observing specific cultures (i.e. Native American History Month, Hispanic and LatinX History Month,…


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  • A Woman's Role in the Social History of Willow Grove
    Tuesday, November 19, 2019 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
    North Penn Education Service Center Show Me a Map

    A Woman's role in the Social History of Willow Grove. Author Heather Greenleaf talks about her new novel, An Imperfection in the Kitchen Floor.

    "Two women who, living one hundred years apart, face similar sacrifices to make…


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  • Move To Amend Lower Bucks Monthly meeting
    Tuesday, November 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Please call 215-586-3687 for time and Location. Show Me a Map

    Building a participatory democracy isn't easy but we are up to the task. Interested in getting involved and end corruption locally, in Pennsylvania and Nationally? We are working to restore democracy in America by first working to legalize democracy.…


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  • Transgender and Jewish: Conversations for a Changing Community
    Tuesday, November 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Barbara and Harvey Brodsky Enrichment Center of JFCS 345 Montgomery Ave, Bala Cynwyd Show Me a Map

    What does it mean to be transgender and Jewish?
    How are these different identities interconnected?
    And what can the Jewish community do to support the needs of our transgender members?

    Join JFCS as we explore…


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  • Trans Issues in (Local) Media: A Public Discussion
    Tuesday, November 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Pen & Pencil Club Show Me a Map

    We are inviting journalists, editors, and opinion makers to be part of an important conversation.

    The Philadelphia chapter of NLGJA, the Association of LGBTQ Journalists, is hosting Trans Issues in (Local) Media: A Public Discussion on Nov. 19, 2019.
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