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Philadelphia Unemployment Project

Posted November 19, 2014

“Organizing for Justice and Serving the Unemployed” Since 1975, the Philadelphia Unemployment Project has organized the poor and unemployed to fight for economic justice, bringing diverse groups together to bring about major changes that benefit millions of unemployed and impoverished.  PUP has helped the unemployed link with coalition partners in the labor, religious, community civil […]

ACT UP – AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power

Posted November 19, 2014

“For meeting the challenge of the AIDS epidemic and its crisis of conscience with vigilant acts of political and cultural provocation  –  thereby giving voice to the essential creative will of our humanity.” ACT UP stands for the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power. We are a diverse, non-partisan group, united in anger, and committed to […]

POWER – Philadelphians Organized to Witness, Empower & Rebuild

Posted November 19, 2014

We are Philadelphians Organized to Witness, Empower & Rebuild (POWER).  We are congregations from all across the city, intentionally bringing people together across the lines of race, faith, income level and neighborhood — lines which have historically kept Philadelphians divided.  We are people of faith committed to the work of bringing about justice here and now, in our […]