Friday, January 17, 2020
  • Honoring Dr. King's Legacy Shabbat Dinner
    Friday, January 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    William Way LGBT Community Center Show Me a Map

    Join Repair the World Philadelphia and the Grad Network for Shabbat in honor of Dr. King's legacy. We will learn about voter suppression and how we can work and advocate together.

    A speaker will be joining us…


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  • Radical MLK Symposium
    Friday, January 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    First United Methodist Church of Germantown Show Me a Map

    Please join us for Uncle Bobbie's 3rd annual MLK Symposium. FREE and open to the public. Sure to be an informative and energizing evening.

    PLEASE NOTE: This event takes place at FUMCOG, right across from Germantown High (…


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  • 2020 MLK Weekend: Read, Write, Resist!
    Friday, January 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The African American Museum in Philadelphia Show Me a Map

    The African American Museum in Philadelphia and Citizens Bank invite audiences to join us for a full weekend of enriching experiences as we explore the value of literacy in the movement to resist injustice and embrace our shared history…


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Saturday, January 18, 2020
  • Shabbat for Everyone! with Intergenerational Activism Talk
    Saturday, January 18, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Calvary Center for Culture and Community Show Me a Map

    Join us every Saturday for joyful, participatory Shabbat morning services. Using the "Kol HaNeshama" prayer book, we follow a traditional service while integrating song, poetry, and mindfulness. The Torah service is a time when we honor significant moments in…


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  • Women’s March on Philadelphia
    Saturday, January 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy Show Me a Map

    This is our 4th year of the Women’s March on Philadelphia and this truly does mark the “Year of the Woman”! After record-breaking elections of women (and specifically women of color and LGBTQ candidates), it is time to…


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  • Thread Gathering: Climate Crisis and Environmental Justice
    Saturday, January 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Germantown Monthly Meeting Religious Society of Friends Show Me a Map

    As people of faith, Friends are called to witness for a more just and livable world. This gathering will explore the intersections of our climate crisis, economic inequality and racism. We will share ideas on how, as individuals and…


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  • Climate Crisis and Environmental Justice
    Saturday, January 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Germantown Monthly Meeting Religious Society of Friends Show Me a Map

    January 18, 2020, ECO JUSTICE COLLABORATIVE WILL HOST A THREAD GATHERING ON CLIMATE CRISIS AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE, 10 am to 4 pm at Germantown Meeting. A panel of experts and activists will help us explore regional initiatives and solutions. We will share our…


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  • 2020 MLK Weekend: Read, Write, Resist!
    Saturday, January 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    The African American Museum in Philadelphia Show Me a Map

    The African American Museum in Philadelphia and Citizens Bank invite audiences to join us for a full weekend of enriching experiences as we explore the value of literacy in the movement to resist injustice and embrace our shared history…


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  • #MLK2020: Racial Justice Education Resource Fair @ Blackwell Library
    Saturday, January 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library Children's Department Show Me a Map

    Gather racial justice educational resources ahead of Black History Month and the Black Lives Matter At School Week of Action!

    https://www.facebook.com/events/1297204000481078/


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  • 11th Street Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Walk
    Saturday, January 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Hawthornes Beer Cafe Show Me a Map

    Join Feet First Philly & James Gitto for a walk on South 11th Street to explore the added pedestrian and bicycle safety infrastructure installed in 2019. We will spend time talking about the project, its intentions, its successes, and where…


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  • 2020 AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY CHALLENGE (Open House) by 100 BMP
    Saturday, January 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Tempel University Administrative Services Show Me a Map

    *** PHILADELPHIA WON 2ND PLACE in 2018 & 1ST PLACE in 2019 NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTROY CHALLANEGE ***

    The African American History Challenge (AAHC) is the intellectual property of 100 Black Men of America, Inc. The program was started in 1995…


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  • Political Education: Panel on Capitalism & Disability
    Saturday, January 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Repair The World Philadelphia Show Me a Map

    Join us to listen to 3 panelists and participate in the group discussion on disability. Also, learn about Philly Socialists' Ability Caucus.
    Our panelists:

    August Nopoulos is a disability justice advocate and alumnus of Gallaudet University.

    <…

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  • Reclaim Philadelphia Citywide Meeting
    Saturday, January 18, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Calvary United Methodist Church Show Me a Map

    Reclaim Philadelphia's quarterly citywide meeting is a chance for members and people interested in our organization to come together to receive updates and planning for the next quarter. A lot has happened since the last time we met and…


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  • We Shall: A Lyrical MLK Celebration
    Saturday, January 18, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Museum of the American Revolution Show Me a Map

    Experience a revolution in music as we welcome back the Philadelphia Jazz Project for an engaging intermingling of spoken word, singing, and instrumental music paying tribute to one of America’s greatest citizens and thinkers, Martin Luther King, Jr.
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  • Rise Up Doylestown Community Potluck!
    Saturday, January 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    The Rainbow Room Show Me a Map

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    Come together for friendship, comradery, a few short inspiring songs led by the Rise Up Resistance Chorus, some quick energized updates from local grassroots groups, and good food!

    We could use a little help with…


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Sunday, January 19, 2020
  • Somebodyness and Inherent Worth
    Sunday, January 19, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Philadelphia Ethical Society Show Me a Map

    In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., Leader Hugh Taft-Morales explores “somebodyness” – a term that King used to ground his dedication to advancing civil and human rights. How is this concept similar to, and different from, other approaches to…


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  • JVP Book Club- Justice for Some: Law & the Question of Palestine
    Sunday, January 19, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Making Worlds Bookstore Show Me a Map

    Click here to register! https://forms.gle/8n4HLkucNXQmtX7v9

    JVP-Philly is excited to begin a new reading/study group. We will be reading "Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine," by Noura Erakat, an…


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  • Canvas in Langhorne
    Sunday, January 19, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Langhorne, Pennsylvania Show Me a Map

    Meet your neighbors and we go door to door of Democratic voters, finding out more about issues important to them. More information and register here: https://events.elizabethwarren.com/event/165420/

    https://www.facebook.com/events/447475996158306/


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  • Journey: Sounding Resistance with Ruth Naomi Floyd & Guests
    Sunday, January 19, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    The African American Museum in Philadelphia Show Me a Map

    Journey: Sounding Resistance with Ruth Naomi Floyd & Special Guests
    Sunday, January 19, 1 – 2:30 p.m.
    $2 General Admission Tickets

    In a time of willful blindness, the prophetic words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. reminds and inspires…


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  • 2020 MLK Weekend: Read, Write, Resist!
    Sunday, January 19, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    The African American Museum in Philadelphia Show Me a Map

    The African American Museum in Philadelphia and Citizens Bank invite audiences to join us for a full weekend of enriching experiences as we explore the value of literacy in the movement to resist injustice and embrace our shared history…


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  • The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons
    Sunday, January 19, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Philadelphia Ethical Society Show Me a Map

    This 56-minute documentary film about efforts to bring a nuclear weapon ban treaty into international law is told through the voices of leading activists. Come learn more about this humanitarian initiative that successfully challenged the dominant security narrative. It…


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  • Meet the Candidates for Congress PA-01
    Sunday, January 19, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    3551 Olde Bedminster Rd, Ottsville, PA 18942-1548, United States Show Me a Map

    Please join us for the important 2020 election season kickoff event. We will be joined by the 4 candidates hoping to earn our parties endorsement for the April 28, 2020 primary election.

    It would be greatly appreciated if you could RSVP…


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  • Philly Transit Riders Union General Meeting, January 2020
    Sunday, January 19, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Free Library of Philadelphia Show Me a Map

    At this general meeting, we’ll ask fellow riders to attend and share what’s busted and what’s not busted when getting around on SEPTA. These stories will help us decide together what we fight and organize for…


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  • Solidarity Fundraiser for a Stronger PFT!
    Sunday, January 19, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Gojjo Show Me a Map

    Join the movement to build a stronger teachers' union right here in Philly!

    Across the country a surge of teachers and school staff are fighting back against poor working conditions. Students, parents and community members have come…


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Monday, January 20, 2020
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
  • Owl Talk
    Tuesday, January 21, 2020 @ 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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  • Abortion Helpline, This Is Lisa Screening & Discussion
    Tuesday, January 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Parkway Central Library Show Me a Map

    January 21, 2020
    6:30-8:00 pm
    Free Library of Philadelphia
    Parkway Central Branch

    A special screening of “Abortion Help Line: This is Lisa.”
    A new short documentary by Barbara Attie,
    Janet Goldwater and Mike Attie.
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  • Unionize your workplace & organize your community
    Tuesday, January 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Calvary Center for Culture and Community Show Me a Map

    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE HAVE CHANGED THE LOCATION FROM N. PHILLY TO WEST PHILLY!

    Do you want to build a union at your workplace? Are you ready to join a growing workers movement demanding real rights at…


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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
  • Transparency in Local Gov't: Putting People First at City Hall
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    National Constitution Center Show Me a Map

    When there is transparency in government, good things happen. Transparency improves the ease of doing business, making neighborhood-based entrepreneurship more achievable while also helping established companies positively impact the local economy.

    According to last spring’s PHL…


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  • PA-17 Democratic Challengers Forum
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Whitpain Township Show Me a Map

    Save the date, 7pm Wednesday January 22, 2020!

    We are hosting all democratic primary challengers for PA Senate Seat 17- hear the new voices to make an informed choice.

    https://www.facebook.com/events/485118125435926/


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  • A Conversation with Tommy Orange: One Book Kickoff Event
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    One Book, One Philadelphia Show Me a Map

    Join us for a reading with Tommy Orange, the 2020 One Book, One Philadelphia author of THERE THERE, in conversation with 6abc's Tamala Edwards. The event will feature performances by the Red Blanket Singers and students from the Curtis Institute…


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Thursday, January 23, 2020
  • Stated Meeting of Philadelphia City Council 2020
    Thursday, January 23, 2020 @ 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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  • Rent Control Coalition Meeting
    Thursday, January 23, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Mount Olivet Tabernacle Baptist Church Show Me a Map

    2020 is going to be a big year for Rent Control in Philadelphia! Come out to discuss the plan of action & what we have heard from folks while canvassing and tabling. If you have gathered petitions, please bring them.
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  • Why the Teachers' Contract Matters to You
    Thursday, January 23, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Repair The World Philadelphia Show Me a Map

    A discussion on how the upcoming Philadelphia union negotiations affect students, families, and communities. Anyone with interest in public education is invited to attend.

    https://www.facebook.com/events/509289493039755/


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