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/all oct 29 '18

PHLA City Panorama

map.phlassembled.net “Maps are everywhere around us, ever present to help us navigate both public and personal geographies, or orient ourselves in communal and universal landscapes. But all maps come with an agenda—as much as maps can reveal about a place or idea, maps also have the power to hide or distort truths.

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/sovereignty oct 26 '18

Community Control of Land!

FREE THE LAND! On October 25th, Soil Generation took to the streets, as a proud group of community members, educators, gardeners, and people with a cause; real and transparent pathways to community control of land.

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/reconstructions oct 10 '18

North Philly Teach-In: Changing the Master Narratives

North Philly Teach-In: Changing the Master Narratives, November 10, 2018, Mount Pleasant Mansion, By Denise Valentine Philadelphia Assembled collaborator, Denise Valentine is organizing a North Philly Teach-In.

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/futures sep 12 '18

Indigenous Peoples' Day Philly 2018

Indigenous Peoples' Day Philly 2018, Celebration and Teach-In: IPD Philly organized by: Indigenous 215 Collective, Taino Cultural Workshops, Indigenous Peoples in Philadelphia, We Are the Seeds, and community members October 12th, 6-10 p.

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/futures jun 12 '18

Giant African baobab trees die suddenly after thousands of years

Demise of four out of 13 of the ancient landmarks linked to climate change by researchers Some of Africa’s oldest and biggest baobab trees have abruptly died, wholly or in part, in the past decade, according to researchers.

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/movement jan 2 '18

Within these Walls

A friend recently commented on the impossibility of change, until it happens. To create realities is an immense undertaking, but it’s those small, seemingly unattached victories that weave the webs we now call history.

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/futures dec 6 '17

Working

I went to the staged reading of WORKING on October 24th, directed by Jean Haskell and presented by the students of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Temple University. The staged reading consisted of excerpts from the musical, WORKING, which was originally based on nonfiction book published in 1972.

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/movement dec 6 '17

The History of Resistance in Food

Where do you see the history of resistance in your food? Working alongside the Kitchen’s theme of resistance, Shari Hersh of Homestudio-Lab, led an interactive quilting workshop to invite visitors to dig into their own food stories and histories using the prompts of the Kitchen.

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/futures dec 5 '17

Indigenous Peoples’ Day is Not About Columbus

We can’t have dialogue if our languages are dead. At the Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebration, we learned of Coaquannock’s former Pow Wows celebrated in a beautiful documentary by Ollin Yolitzli Calmecac.

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/sovereignty dec 5 '17

#Politicourselves: Building New Histories

It takes a lot of joy and creative style to keep a community strong. Charlyn Griffith, a North Philadelphia resident, has made it her mission to open up the conversation around how we want our cities organized.

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