Monday, January 18, 2021
  • Radical Love: A Virtual King Day of Service and Symposium
    Monday, January 18, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Abington Friends School Show Me a Map

    AFS has brought the community together to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for many years. This year, we are continuing that tradition, virtually, during a critical time in our world. Please join us! Zoom links will be emailed…


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    • 2021 MLK Weekend Celebration at AAMP
      Saturday, January 16, 2021 @ 10:00 am - Monday, January 18, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

      2021 MLK Weekend Celebration at AAMP
      Sponsored by Citizens Bank Foundation
      Saturday, January 16 through Monday, January 18, 2021
      Theme: “What can we do for others?”

      SAVE THE DATE! In January 2021, The African American Museum in Philadelphia and…


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      • POWER MLK Day Action for a Living Wage
        Monday, January 18, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

        Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fought tirelessly for the rights of workers — honor him this MLK Day by doing the same!

        Join us at a Facebook Live press conference calling for an end to preemption, which prevents…


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        • Dr. Martin Luther King Day (VIRTUAL)
          Monday, January 18, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
          Eastern State Penitentiary Show Me a Map

          Free. Live-streamed on Facebook and via Zoom webinar: https://zoom.us/j/95885901528

          Join Eastern State Penitentiary online as we commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his 1963 "Letter from Birmingham Jail.” Engage in special virtual readings from…


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          • John Lewis: Good Trouble
            Monday, January 18, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
            The African American Museum in Philadelphia Show Me a Map

            John Lewis: Good Trouble
            Monday, January 18th, 12:30 p.m.
            Free with RSVP| Program link emailed after registration

            An intimate account of legendary U.S. Representative John Lewis’ life, legacy and more than 60 years of extraordinary…


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            • 2021 Conversations of King: Media, Narratives and Social Change
              Monday, January 18, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
              Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Show Me a Map

              This conversation will look at Dr. King's strategic use of media to advance a civil rights agenda and also explore how communities can leverage narrative and relationships in the news industry to foster social change.

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              • Radical MLK Day: Bridging the Divide toward Collective Liberation
                Monday, January 18, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

                A lot has been said about the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., but little has been said about his authentic embodiment of the term “radical.” Dr. King was not murdered for leading the Civil Rights Movement. He…


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                • Managing Housing Insecurity MLK Day Virtual Conference
                  Monday, January 18, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
                  Leon H. Sullivan Charitable Trust Show Me a Map

                  This virtual panel discussion will cover many topics related to Managing Housing Insecurity

                  https://www.facebook.com/events/701625027189049/


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                  • Black Art and Visions of Freedom: MLK Day Keynote with Nicole Fleetwood
                    Monday, January 18, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
                    The African American Museum in Philadelphia Show Me a Map

                    Black Art and Visions of Freedom: MLK Day Keynote with Nicole Fleetwood

                    Monday, January 18, 3:30 - 5 p.m.
                    Free with RSVP | Program link emailed after registration

                    On Monday, January 18th, AAMP’s MLK Weekend Celebration…


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                    • Celebrate Dr. King's Life and Works with Presentation of some of his Inspirational Addresses
                      Monday, January 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
                      Philly Show Me a Map

                      Now in the new year, the Philadelphia Unemployment Project continues its work helping community members access benefits, jobs, and housing.

                      This upcoming Monday, Martin Luther King Day, we invite you to a virtual screening of some of…


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                      Tuesday, January 19, 2021
                      • Virtual Community Conversations: Addressing Community and Youth Violence
                        Tuesday, January 19, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

                        MEE Productions Inc. is hosting this Virtual Community Conversation (“Chat & Chews”) about an innovative, youth/school violence-prevention campaign, Philly 4 Life. If you are “Philly for Life”, then join us in creating a space where this generation of Philly…


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                        • Virtual Community Conversations: Addressing Community and Youth Violence
                          Tuesday, January 19, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

                          MEE Productions Inc. is hosting this Virtual Community Conversation (“Chat & Chews”) about an innovative, youth/school violence-prevention campaign, Philly 4 Life. If you are “Philly for Life”, then join us in creating a space where this generation of Philly…


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                          • Cheryl Beth Silverman Lecture Featuring Corina Newsome
                            Tuesday, January 19, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
                            The Academy of Natural Sciences Show Me a Map

                            Fresh off her article in National Audubon Society Magazine: "It's Time to Build a Truly Inclusive Outdoors," Corina will expand on the idea of underrepresented communities being exposed to wildlife sciences in conservation, environmental education and exploration of the…


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                            • Monthly Committee Meeting
                              Tuesday, January 19, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
                              Virtual - Zoom link to follow Show Me a Map

                              Join us to meet fellow Democrats, and learn how you can support Democratic candidates and causes at the local, County, State and Federal levels. Links for virtual meetings will be mailed in advance. For more information, email springfield.dems@…


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                              Wednesday, January 20, 2021
                              • 2021 PA Progressive Summit
                                Wednesday, January 20, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 6:30 pm

                                Join other leaders of the progressive movement to celebrate victories, strategize, and train to build the power we need to create a fairer Pennsylvania for all.

                                For details, go here:
                                https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2021-pa-progressive-summit-tickets-136027577145
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                                • Marxism Reading Group: What is Capitalism?
                                  Wednesday, January 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
                                  Philadelphia, Pensylvania USA. Show Me a Map

                                  Many people have encountered Marx's critique of political economy, particularly his discussion of the dynamics of value accumulation. Less familiar are Marxist theories of the precise nature of the capitalist social system–the structures, the institutions, even the very…


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                                  Thursday, January 21, 2021
                                  • March For Reparations Philadelphia
                                    Thursday, January 21, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
                                    Philadelphia Museum of Art Show Me a Map

                                    Join Philadelphia in standing in solidarity with the March For Reparations happening in Washington DC Jan 21st 2021

                                    Support our movement from your home town! Stand in solidarity with our Washington DC march in Los Angeles, where local…


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                                    • Virtual Community Conversations: Addressing Community and Youth Violence
                                      Thursday, January 21, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

                                      MEE Productions Inc. is hosting this Virtual Community Conversation (“Chat & Chews”) about an innovative, youth/school violence-prevention campaign, Philly 4 Life. If you are “Philly for Life”, then join us in creating a space where this generation of Philly…


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                                      • First Judicial Court Accountability & 2021 Phone Zap
                                        Thursday, January 21, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

                                        Reclaim Philadelphia's Our Mass Liberation Task Force is hosting the first Phone Zap of 2021 on Thursday, January 21st from 1-2pm.

                                        Throughout the pandemic, judges have been issuing bench warrants for people who were not properly…


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                                        • Virtual Community Conversations: Addressing Community and Youth Violence
                                          Thursday, January 21, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

                                          MEE Productions Inc. is hosting this Virtual Community Conversation (“Chat & Chews”) about an innovative, youth/school violence-prevention campaign, Philly 4 Life. If you are “Philly for Life”, then join us in creating a space where this generation of Philly…


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                                          • Standing Rock: Decolonizing Creative Practice within Environmental Justice
                                            Thursday, January 21, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

                                            Join us for a conversation with first-generation anti-colonial scholar Jaskiran Dhillon, and Tlingit member of Kwanlin Dun First Nation queer Indigenous scholar Anne Spice as we explore the centrality of Indigenous knowledge and resistance in shaping our collective future.…


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                                            • Mural Arts Institute Presents - Standing Rock: Decolonizing Creative Practice in the Environmental Justice Movement
                                              Thursday, January 21, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
                                              Mural Arts Philadelphia - Virtual Event Show Me a Map

                                              Join us for a conversation with first-generation anti-colonial scholar Jaskiran Dhillon, and Tlingit member of Kwanlin Dun First Nation queer Indigenous scholar Anne Spice as we explore the centrality of Indigenous knowledge and resistance in shaping our collective future.…


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                                              • Training: Organizing Conversations in 2021
                                                Thursday, January 21, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
                                                Philadelphia, Pensylvania USA. Show Me a Map

                                                RSVP on our website for Zoom info!
                                                https://www.phillydsa.org/organizing-convo-training-jan-2021

                                                On January 20, 2021, Joe Biden will be inaugurated. And on January 21, we will start enacting our resolution to build worker power in Biden's first 100 days.
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                                                • Medieval Life Spotlight: Race and Racism Roundtable | Digital Discussion
                                                  Thursday, January 21, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

                                                  In this roundtable discussion, medievalists of color will discuss how the Middle Ages can be understood and interpreted today. Join literature and history scholars whose work situates this time period and its artifacts globally, and connects the era's social…


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                                                  • Cliveden Conversation: An Interview with Kimberly Kamara
                                                    Thursday, January 21, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
                                                    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Show Me a Map

                                                    Join us for a conversation with local advocate and author Kimberly Kamara as she discusses her experience of loss perpetuated by gun violence followed by a facilitated discussion.

                                                    Kimberly Kamara was born and raised in Mt. Airy…


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                                                    • Mighty Minds featuring Dr. Nadia Brown
                                                      Thursday, January 21, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
                                                      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Show Me a Map

                                                      With the inauguration of the first Black and Indian-American Vice President of the United States as backdrop, join Mighty Writers for our first Mighty Minds speakers series event featuring Dr. Nadia Brown, a Purdue University professor of political science…


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                                                      Friday, January 22, 2021
                                                      • PHILA. Announces U.N. Nuke Ban Treaty Entry Into Force - UN Declares: Nuclear Weapons are illegal!
                                                        Friday, January 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
                                                        Federal Court House, 601 Market Street. Philadelphia, PA Show Me a Map

                                                        The primary host for this event is the Brandywine Peace Community
                                                        If you are an endorsing organization we invite you to attend.

                                                        Other wise: Please join us on Zoom. The link can be found at "Tickets"…


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                                                        Saturday, January 23, 2021
                                                        • OPEN HOURS for HOW WE GON' STAY FREE w/ The Paul Robeson House & Museum
                                                          Saturday, January 23, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

                                                          “How We Gon’ Stay Free” aims to chronicle acts of Black resistance throughout 2020. It is being written in concert with the ongoing, intergenerational legacies of the Black liberation struggle in Philadelphia.

                                                          We are looking for creative, on-the-ground (…


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                                                          • Socialist Feminist Resistance
                                                            Saturday, January 23, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
                                                            Philadelphia City Hall Show Me a Map

                                                            The unprecedented health, social and economic crisis that has swept the planet has exposed the capitalist system for its violence and inequalities. Bosses and both political parties have put profits first, with workers put in danger - sacked and…


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