Wednesday, August 12, 2020
  • Wednesday Virtual Cards and Coffee - Every Wednesday
    Wednesday, August 12, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Show Me a Map

    Writing Postcards To Take Back Our Democracy!

    Taking our democracy back, one postcard at a time.
    At our virtual Cards & Coffee events, we'll each write at home and be connected via an online video meeting…


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    • Save the Norristown Sewer Authority
      Wednesday, August 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
      25 E Marshall St, Norristown, PA 19401-4818, United States Show Me a Map

      The Norristown municipality is desperately trying to sell our publicly owned sewer system and wastewater treatment plant. This transaction with the for-profit Aqua America will also disband our local Norristown Municipal Waste Authority. We will lose local control forever…


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      • 100% Renewable Campuses Panel
        Wednesday, August 12, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
        PennEnvironment Show Me a Map

        Join us for a panel discussion on transitioning college campuses to 100% renewable energy! We’ll be joined by experts and organizers from campuses across PA, to discuss this process, and how you can push your own campus to take…


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        • Stand in support of Black lives!
          Wednesday, August 12, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
          Lansdowne Borough Hall Show Me a Map

          We will line the intersection, wearing masks and observing social distancing. We demand justice for Breonna Taylor and so many others!

          https://www.facebook.com/events/645463896325484/?event_time_id=645463949658812


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          • How Can We Build More Just Communities? w/ Mike Hoyt
            Wednesday, August 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
            Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Show Me a Map

            Join Urban Consulate Philadelphia for a series of (virtual!) cross-city conversations hosted by Dwayne Wharton of Just Strategies. Wednesday evenings in August via Facebook LIVE.

            With Special Guests:

            MIKE HOYT
            Based in Minneapolis, Michael…


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            • Monthly Meeting
              Wednesday, August 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
              Reliance Hook and Ladder Co. #1 Show Me a Map

              We welcome all to our monthly meeting! Help Upper Chichester keep the momentum in turning our area blue.

              https://www.facebook.com/events/225456705158277/?event_time_id=225456728491608


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              • Better Path Presents Nijmie Dzurinko, PA Poor People's Campaign
                Wednesday, August 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
                Your computer or phone Show Me a Map

                Join us on August 12 when Better Path Presents Nijmie Dzurinko, Co-chair of PA Poor People's Campaign. Register now at bit.ly/BPCDzurinko

                https://www.facebook.com/events/276757740323592/


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                Thursday, August 13, 2020
                • Black August Weekly
                  Thursday, August 13, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
                  The African American Museum in Philadelphia Show Me a Map

                  Black August Weekly is a 1hour 15minute Zoom experience on Tuesdays and Thursdays in August from 10:30am - 11:45am.

                  This program will feature content for ages 12 and up to learn about Black Liberation movements that reached their…


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                  • Thursday Virtual Cards and Cocktails - Every Thursday
                    Thursday, August 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
                    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Show Me a Map

                    Taking our democracy back, one postcard at a time.

                    Join us to write postcards to voters to encourage them to participate in our democracy.

                    Taking our democracy back, one postcard at a time.
                    At…


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                    • Forgotten Heroes Zoom Presentation
                      Thursday, August 13, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
                      Southampton Free Library Show Me a Map

                      "Forgotten Heroes – Women and Their Fight for the Right to Vote" takes the audience on the long 72- year journey for women’s suffrage, beginning at the 1848 Women’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls, New York and culminating with…


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                      • Against White Supremacist Capitalist Imperialism w/ Dr. CBS
                        Thursday, August 13, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
                        Paul Robeson House Events Show Me a Map

                        For their first event in Black August, the Claudia Jones School for Political Education will be hosting Dr. Charisse Burden-Stelly (@blackleftaf) on Aug. 13 at 6:30pm Eastern. We are co-sponsoring this event, and volunteer Program Director Christopher R. Rogers will…


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                        Saturday, August 15, 2020
                        • Eviction Courts: North American Town Hall on Tenant Organizing
                          Saturday, August 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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                          ENCUENTRO DE INQUILINXS NORTEAMERICANXS

                          RESISTIENDO LOS TRIBUNALES DE DESALOJO
                          Un encuentro sobre la organización de inquilinxs durante la crisis de COVID-19

                          Sábado 15 de agosto 2020
                          Facilitado…


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                          • WE ARE EACH OTHER'S HARVEST w/ Ashon T. Crawley and Guthrie Ramsey
                            Saturday, August 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
                            Paul Robeson House Events Show Me a Map

                            A conversation between two friends and cultural workers with the Paul Robeson House & Museum.

                            A conversation between two friends and cultural workers with the Paul Robeson House Museum. We Are Each Other’s Harvest owes its…


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                            Sunday, August 16, 2020
                            • People's Movement Assembly at "Trump-Bidenville" by Poor People's Army
                              Sunday, August 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
                              1501 W Allegheny Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132-1716, United States Show Me a Map

                              Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign and the Poor People's Army will be doing a People's Movement Assembly (PMA) all day at the tent city we will be building. The PMA will include discussions and workshops will be on…


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                              • Training & Planning for Nat'l Coordinated Housing Takeovers
                                Sunday, August 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
                                1501 W Allegheny Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132-1716, United States Show Me a Map

                                Now is the time we need coordinated housing takeovers! Learn from experienced movement leaders how to take over abandoned government housing, plan coordinated actions across the country. Join us in Philadelphia, the day before the #LivesOverLuxury March on the…


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                                • Meeting - August 2020
                                  Sunday, August 16, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
                                  Delaware County Young Democrats Show Me a Map

                                  Attention #DelcoYoungDems!

                                  We will be having our August meeting, Sunday August 16th at 12:30 P.M.
                                  Please join us for updates & to hear our goals for the future!
                                  Stay safe & we will see you…


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                                  • Protestors' Rights and Networking Rally
                                    Sunday, August 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
                                    Norristown Courthouse Show Me a Map

                                    Over the last several months, we've seen incredible activism efforts across the country, while also seeing local and federal governments ignore the rights of those engaged in peaceful protest. We invite you to join your fellow activists in a…


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                                    • Literary Parlor - The Heroic Slave
                                      Sunday, August 16, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
                                      Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion Show Me a Map

                                      Literary Parlor – The Heroic Slave by Frederick Douglass – via ZOOM
                                      Published in 1852, The Heroic Slave is a short piece of fiction written by Frederick Douglass who at the time was a fugitive slave living in Boston. The Heroic…


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                                      • Green Recovery Policy Study
                                        Sunday, August 16, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
                                        Online Show Me a Map

                                        What if we demand a recovery from the Covid19 pandemic
                                        that heals public health, the planet, & our economy in Philadelphia?

                                        Join Philly Thrive in learning about local policy ideas for a Green Recovery.

                                        6:30…


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                                        Monday, August 17, 2020
                                        • LivesOverLuxury March on the Dnc/Biden2020
                                          Monday, August 17, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
                                          526 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, United States Show Me a Map

                                          Since the DNC has gone virtual, we will now be marching IN PHILADELPHIA on BIDEN'S HEADQUARTERS! On opening day the Democratic National Convention, August 17, 2020, 4pm EST, we want to amass the largest #PoorPeoplesArmy to declare our political independence from…


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                                          • Lives Over Luxury: March on Biden's Philly HQ
                                            Monday, August 17, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
                                            526 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, United States Show Me a Map

                                            GPOP has endorsed and will participate in the Lives Over Luxury march, from 526 Market to 1500 Market! The #PoorPeoplesArmy is moving its #LivesOverLuxury Demonstration from Milwaukee to #philly Biden’s HQ, since the #DNC has decided to go virtual. Join…


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                                            • Clifton Heights supports Black lives!
                                              Monday, August 17, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

                                              Clifton Heights supports Black lives and demands justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and so many more! Please observe social distancing and wear masks. We will line the intersection of Springfield Road and Baltimore Pike, with signs.


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                                              • Montco Votes By Mail
                                                Monday, August 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
                                                Online Show Me a Map

                                                Join us in urging Montco Democrats to register to vote by mail to ensure their voices are counted on Nov. 3rd!

                                                Each postcard package contains:
                                                Instructions,
                                                Postcards to voters,
                                                Printed address labels, and


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                                                • Social Justice Book Club: So You Want to Talk About Race (Online)
                                                  Monday, August 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
                                                  Online Show Me a Map

                                                  Join us for the first meetup for our social justice book club. This month we're reading So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo. We will meet via Zoom. Please contact us to participate.

                                                  In…


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                                                  Tuesday, August 18, 2020
                                                  • Black August Weekly
                                                    Tuesday, August 18, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
                                                    The African American Museum in Philadelphia Show Me a Map

                                                    Black August Weekly is a 1hour 15minute Zoom experience on Tuesdays and Thursdays in August from 10:30am - 11:45am.

                                                    This program will feature content for ages 12 and up to learn about Black Liberation movements that reached their…


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                                                    • Tenant Tuesdays at Two: Tenants' Rights Webinar
                                                      Tuesday, August 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
                                                      Community Legal Services of Philadelphia Show Me a Map

                                                      PHILADELPHIA TENANTS:
                                                      Do you have questions about your rights during the COVID-19 pandemic?

                                                      Tenant Tuesdays at Two is a weekly conversation lead by advocates at Community Legal Services that focuses on tenant issues in response to…


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