Cheri Honkala speaks about her arrest at the 2016 DNC in Philly

Yesterday (Tuesday, July 26th) Cheri Honkala was detained outside the DNC in Philadelphia. The police kept her locked in handcuffs in a police vehicle for two hours for attempting to distribute beans to the delegates to participate in today’s Fart-In. The police took her phone and removed her SIM card never returning the card and all…

#March4OurLives2016 Interview with Chris Hedges

Watch an interview of Cheri Honkala and Galen Tyler about #March4OurLives2016 with Chris Hedges. Please share widely! We also need to raise more money. The Democrats are working overtime to schedule events to drown out our march, including a concert on the other side of City Hall at the very same time as our march. We…

Rebel Diaz, Dr. Jill Stein and More at March for Our Lives 2016 Benefit Show!

8pm on Saturday, July 23 @ Sammy’s Place (1449 N 5th St, Philadelphia) The Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign brings you the March for Our Lives 2016 benefit show, featuring such REMARKABLE ARTISTS as… Rebel Diaz – revolutionary hip hop duo Mic Crenshaw – world-renowned MC, poet, rapper, educator The Guests – Philadelphia rock…

Info About “End Poverty Now!” March in Cleveland

July 8, 2016 Dear Friends, For the past year, Organize! Ohio has been coordinating the effort of 30 grassroots groups to organize a grassroots protest called End Poverty Now! March for Economic Justice, to be held on the first day of the Republican National Convention, Monday, July 18 at 2:00 pm beginning at East 45th Street…

Marching on the DNC, an Interview with Cheri Honkala

Listen to a recent interview with Cheri about the settlement of the ACLU’s lawsuit against the City of Philadelphia for initially denying a permit for the March for Our Lives and other rush-hour protests during the Democratic National Convention.   “It was a struggle but we were adamant and told the ACLU over and over again…

Press Conference Tomorrow!

PRESS CONFERENCE TOMORROW (July 1) AT NOON AT 1301 West Porter Street, Philadelphia, PA. Be there! You won’t want to miss this important news!!! Announcement from the ACLU and the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign. #March4OurLives2016

ACLU Suing City Over Denial of March Permit

While the City of Philadelphia frequently hands out permits for block parties, parades, and other activities that block high-traffic roads, including during rush hour, the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign’s application for a permit to march down Broad St. on opening day of the Democratic National Convention was denied last month. On June 23, the…

Picnic!

Join us for a picnic tomorrow (Saturday) at 2pm at Las Parcelas Garden! #March4OurLives2016

“Battle for Broad”

Stop by PhillyCAM Tuesday, May 31st at 2:00pm for a screening of “Battle for Broad,” an informative documentary highlighting events which unfolded during protests of the 2000 RNC, and post film Q&A. This is a great opportunity for new organizers and activists to gain insight on what to possibly expect while they are preparing for events…