Saturday, December 7, 2019
  • Philadelphia's Lost Jewish Quarter
    Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Rebecca Gratz Club Show Me a Map

    From the 1880's through the 1920's the area between Spruce and Christian Street and 2nd and 6th was the Philadelphia equivalent of New York's famous Lower East Side. Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe created a vibrant community with its…


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  • Revolutionary Pessimism: On Political Action Without Expectation
    Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    The Bourse, 111 S. Independence Mall East, Philadelphia Show Me a Map

    In-house and online.

    The great slogan of the 2003 World Social Forum in Porto Alegre, Brazil, that “another world is possible” is the hope of every revolutionary and activist in the world. In 2011, in New York City, some…


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  • Get EL- evated: Demand Trump/Pence #OutNow
    Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    SEPTA: MFL Spring Garden Station Show Me a Map

    Meet at 11am for orientation/kick off. Then form into groups to get on the train. Joyfully blanketing the MFL with public service announcements about Dec 14, chanting, caroling, going out with stickers and flyers. We will get the word…


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  • NAACP Main Line Branch Freedom Fund Luncheon
    Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
    Mt. Zion AME Community Church Complex Show Me a Map

    The NAACP Main Line Branch is hosting its Annual Freedom Fund Luncheon on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 11:30 am. Tickets are $50

    Celebrating its 89th year of advocating for civil rights within the six townships under its jurisdiction, (Lower Merion,…


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  • Bernie 2020 Canvass: Frankford
    Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Unity Hall Show Me a Map

    Please bring a fully charged phone if you can! We'll be using miniVAN, which you can download as an app for free!

    Back in February, our chapter voted overwhelmingly to endorse Bernie Sanders because he is the…


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  • What you don't know about AIDS could fill a museum
    Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Vox Populi Show Me a Map

    WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW ABOUT AIDS COULD FILL A MUSEUM
    Philadelphia Town Hall
    3-5pm, Dec. 7th, 2019
    Vox Populi

    What do you know about HIV? What is the role of artists, activists, curators and…


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  • Political Prisoners Letter Writing
    Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Philadelphia Student Union Show Me a Map

    Join the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement for our final monthly political education of 2019. We're going to focus on political prisoners and take some time to write to our soldiers behind bars. Come ready to build and write!


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  • Washington Week's Robert Costa at WHYY
    Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    WHYY Show Me a Map

    Come see Robert Costa from Washington Week in conversation with Dave Davies!

    Robert Costa, moderator of Peabody Award-winning Washington Week and national political reporter for The Washington Post, joins Fresh Air's Dave Davies for a conversation about…


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Sunday, December 8, 2019
  • JVP Book Club- Justice for Some: Law & the Question of Palestine
    Sunday, December 8, 2019 @ 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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  • A Socialist Approach to School Funding Inequality in Phila.
    Sunday, December 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Providence Center Show Me a Map

    Join our workshop led and organized by David Backer, Ph.D. During this discussion we will explore a socialist take on public school funding. We will go through the problem at the state level and talk about the different…


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  • Green Book Philadelphia w/ Faye Anderson @ The Robeson House & Museum
    Sunday, December 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Paul Robeson House Show Me a Map

    All That Philly Jazz Director Faye Anderson is a storyteller who is passionate about uncovering hidden places and untold narratives.

    Dozens of Philadelphia hotels and other businesses made it into the “Green Book” over the course of…


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  • The Climate Crisis - A Call to Action
    Sunday, December 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Old York Road Temple-Beth Am Show Me a Map

    Join us to discuss the local impacts of climate change and learn tools you can use to take action!

    The event will feature an expo of dozens of environmental groups, sustainable businesses, artists & more; classroom workshops…


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  • Political Education: Panel and Teach-In on Kashmir
    Sunday, December 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Making Worlds Bookstore Show Me a Map

    Join the Philly Socialists Political Education Committee for a panel and teach-in about the ongoing crisis in Kashmir. In August 2019, India's right-wing ruling party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), unilaterally revoked articles 370 and 35A, which protected Kashmir's semi-autonomous status…


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Monday, December 9, 2019
  • Fair Districts PA - West Philly Public Meeting
    Monday, December 9, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Walnut Street West Library (Free Library of Philadelphia) Show Me a Map

    Join us at the monthly meeting of the West Philadelphia group of Fair Districts PA. FDPA is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization fighting for fair voting districts and a stronger democracy in Pennsylvania (learn more at http://www.fairdistrictspa.com). At…


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  • BuxMont DSA: Oppose For-Profit Charter Schools in Norristown
    Monday, December 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    401 N Whitehall Rd, Norristown, PA 19403-2745, United States Show Me a Map

    Norristown Area School District recently received two applications that, if approved, would create two new for-profit charter schools in Norristown: Norristown Academy Charter School & Young Scholars of Southeastern Pennsylvania Charter School.

    Charter schools exist to dismantle…


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  • Lansdowne Democrats Monthly Meeting
    Monday, December 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Lansdowne Borough Show Me a Map

    Monthly meeting of the Lansdowne Democratic Committee. A great opportunity to get to know neighbors, keep up with local news, get involved with politics, and build a Democratic bench in Delco!

    https://www.facebook.com/events/1152997978196828/?event_…


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  • South Philly Public Meeting *Social Event*
    Monday, December 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Dock Street Brewery Show Me a Map

    In December we're talking about Fair Districts over a beer! Come join us at the new Dock Street Brewery to meet fellow volunteers, have a drink, and look towards the fight ahead. It's Monday night football so why not…


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  • Redistricting Reform Update
    Monday, December 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Quakertown Branch, Bucks County Free Library Show Me a Map

    Rich Rafferty, from Fair Districts PA, will give a stimulating talk about PA’s current redistricting process, how it undermines democracy, and how we can fix it. Rich will provide an update of the significant bipartisan progress in the…


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Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
  • Legislative Breakfast with Senator Santarsiero
    Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    146 Main St, Perkasie, PA 18944-5421, United States Show Me a Map

    Join Senator Santarsiero on Wednesday, December 11th from 10 am to 11 am at Pennridge Community Center in Perkasie for a legislative breakfast. The breakfast offers an opportunity for attendees to hear from Senator Santarsiero on local and state related issues.
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  • Futures Beyond Refining
    Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thomas F. Donatucci Sr. Library (Free Library of Philadelphia) Show Me a Map

    Futures Beyond Refining: A Day to Envision Possibilities of/for the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Oil Refinery Complex

    We are a group of graduate students at the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities (PPEH) hosting a gathering of neighborhood…


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  • Committee on Aging 12-11-2019
    Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    PHL Council Show Me a Map

    A resolution authorizing the City Council Committee on Aging to hold hearings regarding the potential for pilot program designed to use an automated calling system in order to provide benefits to the City's senior population and to combat senior…


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  • PUSHOUT Film Screening 12/11
    Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Parkway Central Library Show Me a Map

    Join us for an evening of education and empowerment to address the realities faced by girls and femmes of color in Philadelphia-area schools

    5:30-7 PM -- Film Screening -- PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools<…


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  • PHGR: Marijuana and the Public’s Health
    Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Show Me a Map

    Philadelphia Public Health Grand Rounds: Marijuana and the Public’s Health

    ABOUT the Event:

    As Pennsylvania moves towards serious discussions about the legalization of marijuana, this event will bring together subject matter experts, community leaders,…


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  • Shut It Down with Lisa Fithian
    Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Penn Book Center Show Me a Map

    Please join us for a reading by LISA FITHIAN,
    author of SHUT IT DOWN: STORIES FROM A FIERCE, LOVING RESISTANCE in conversation with members from NEVER AGAIN ACTION PHILLY, BLACK & BROWN WORKERS COOPERATIVE, and LILAC


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  • OTR with Attorney General Josh Shapiro (postponed)
    Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Pen & Pencil Club Show Me a Map

    Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro will return to the Pen & Pencil Club for his first off-the-record session since taking office. He's battled Trump administration policies on family separation and the "public charge rule", gone to war with drug…


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  • Populism Beyond Identity: Anton Jäger & Adolph Reed Jr.
    Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Houston Hall (University of Pennsylvania) Show Me a Map

    Details:
    Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 7:30-9:00 PM
    Golkin Room, Houston Hall
    3417 Spruce St

    Description:
    The 2016 U.S. presidential election witnessed the widespread proliferation of the term "populism." The American mainstream media labeled both Donald Trump—…


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Thursday, December 12, 2019
  • Stated Meeting of Philadelphia City Council
    Thursday, December 12, 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.

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  • Holiday card making for people in prison
    Thursday, December 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    American Friends Service Committee Show Me a Map

    This holiday season, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is partnering with the Coalition to Abolish Death By Incarceration (CADBI) to make holiday cards for more than 400 CADBI members currently serving Life Without Parole sentences in Pennsylvania prisons.

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  • We Have Her Back: Re-election Fundraiser for Elizabeth Fiedler!
    Thursday, December 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    1444 S Broad St Show Me a Map

    Elizabeth is a champion for public education, unions, women’s rights and the working class! We fought to get her to Harrisburg—now we need to show we have her back!

    Join a growing list of hosts:
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Friday, December 13, 2019
  • Benefit Show!
    Friday, December 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Gilbert's Shoes Show Me a Map

    Trendgender
    Kahlil Ali
    Cranes are Flying
    Gait
    Yoshi sun

    Doors at 7:30
    $5-$10 suggested donation benefitting a North Philly Family under attack by the PHA and Philly Anarchist Black Cross

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