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apr 29 '17

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Norris Square Neighborhood Project: Planting Puerto Rican Cultural Crops

Las Parcelas Garden, 2248 N Palethorp St, 19122

may 3 '17

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None of Us Are Free Until All Of Us are Free

The Bryson Institute at The Attic Youth Center, 255 South 16th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

may 5 '17

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ON A MOVE, A Conference presented by the MOVE organization

3301 Tasker Street Philadelphia PA

may 5 '17

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Urban Creators First Friday

2315 N 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19133

may 6 '17

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Crawl Spaces * for Liberation: Educate to Transform, The Teacher Action Group 8th annual Education for Liberation Conference

Folk Arts Cultural Treasures Cs, 1023 Callowhill St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123

may 6 '17

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ICA Gather x Laos In The House

118 S 36th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

may 13 '17

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Welcome Meal and Testimonials

1808 W Tioga St, Philadelphia, PA 19140

may 13 '17

/sovereignty

Norris Square Neighborhood Project: Theatre in Las Parcelas

2248 N Palethorp St, 19122
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/sovereignty apr 24 '17

The Feel, The Look, The Taste of Sovereignty

In February of 2016 I embarked upon a creative journey along with a group of beautiful people from across the city of Philadelphia to talk about this atmosphere called "Sovereignty ".

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/sanctuary apr 14 '17

Storytelling as Sanctuary: Laos in the House

Story is central to human understanding—it makes life livable, because without a story, there is no identity, no self, no other (Lewis, 2011).

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/reconstructions mar 8 '17

Blurry Edges

“Northern Liberties might be getting too hip for its own good--and it doesn't help when people call it "NoLibs." The post-hip yuppie types are moving in and rents are going up up up. Don't let that scare you, though--it's still a great 'hood.

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/futures feb 16 '17

Story of the Bus, part 1.

Thursday, February 16. Getting on the PATCO at 6:30 am. Going to buy a bus for the Mobile Futures Institute. Already well behind schedule.

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/movement apr 22 '17

The PHLA Education Workbook: Teaching is an Art.

I believe that teaching is an art.At its best, a sacred art, a sacred responsibility. Audre Lorde offers “I know teaching is a survival technique. It is for me, and I think it is in general; and that’s the only way real teaching, real learning, happens.

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/reconstructions apr 10 '17

C.R.E.A.M.

The American criminal justice system holds more than 2.3 million people in 1,719 state prisons, 102 federal prisons, 901 juvenile correctional facilities, 3,163 local jails, and 76 Indian Country jails as well as in military prisons, immigration detention facilities, civil commitment centers, and prisons in the U.

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/reconstructions feb 28 '17

The First Time

Public art is not an art “form”. Its size can be huge or small. It can tower fifty feet high or call attention to the paving beneath your feet. Its shape can be abstract or realistic (or both), and it may be cast, carved, built, assembled, or painted.

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/futures apr 22 '17

Art and Activism

The tension in our bodies, sparked by the future’s difference from the present, is the precursor to art. You see something that isn’t there, and then you create it. At the nexus of uncertainty and competence, all this energy & vision & where can it be put? The Philadelphia Museum of Art, as a keeper of history, is a residence for such stories transformed into engraved gestures, scraps of fabric, splashes of paint and more.

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/movement mar 15 '17

Practices that ground movements and seed futures

The PHL Assembled Film Series focuses on practices and rituals of resilience among organizers, cultural workers, and movement builders. This archive of care is shared through the perspective of a future archivist looking back at our current moment of crossroads.

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/futures feb 23 '17

Story of the Bus, part 2

So the Beardspace bus was a no-go. According to the mechanic, the crosspiece was completely rotted out, necessitating thousands of dollars in repairs. I drove the bus back to New Jersey, and took the rest of the day off.

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