/sovereignty sep 20 '17

Organizing: Part I

Two years of moving parts came together on September 9th of 2017. There were whispers trickling down the grapevine about a change in the city’s heartbeat, gracefully affirming itself with the aging quality of wine.


/sovereignty jun 25 '17

Marketplace: Seeds of Sovereignty

African Cultural Art Forum in partnership with Philadelphia Assembled presents a day-long celebration of West Philadelphia’s 52nd Street historic legacy with The “Marketplace: Seeds of Sovereignty” festival.


/sovereignty jun 18 '17

Master Narratives: Calling a Storyteller by Her Name

On Sunday, June 18th, a grounds with an assorted history awoke to new life humming through its cemetery grasses. Storyteller, Denise Valentine, and members of Fika Capoeira created a timeline of knowledge, passing through a personal history and into a shared Philadelphia lineage.


/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 ".


/sovereignty dec 13 '16

Land Sovereignty

Below is the Land Sovereignty presentation for the Collabroator Assembly on December 11th, 2016. Land Sovereignty as Sensory


/sovereignty sep 7 '16

Field Trip to African Cultural Art Forum (ACAF)

Sovereignty Working Group Field Trip 9/6 at 6pm From the ACAF website: "ACAF was established in 1969. We are a community based manufacturing business striving to create more jobs and providing education for our youth through our on-the-job training programs.


/sovereignty jul 11 '16

Newsworks: Before DNC, Philly legal community teaches finer points of protest

Newsworks Article on Up Against the Law With two weeks to go before the Democratic National Convention comes to town — along with thousands of protesters hoping to snag the media spotlight — some in Philadelphia’s legal community want activists to know that protesting isn’t just about marching with clever signs and catchy chants.


/sovereignty may 20 '16

Visit to Experimental Farm Network

On one of the first days that felt like summer, Jeanne and myself (Phoebe) visited the Experimental Farm Network's farm in Southern New Jersey. Nate and Dusty our trusted tour guides gave us directions to go out into the field.


/sovereignty apr 28 '16

Afro-Ecology Series

Join us for the Afro-Ecology Series, conducted by Black Dirt Farm Collective and hosted by Dreaming Out Loud, Soilful City, and THEARC Farm. The series is part discussion, political training, and a community- and movement-building exercise — including work on a specific project that will help each partner site have a successful growing season.


/sovereignty apr 3 '16

Coordinating Meeting for DNC Demonstrations This Summer in Philly

Up Against the Law Legal Collective invites you to a meeting for organizations across Philadelphia who are planning rallies/marches/demonstrations during the Democratic National Convention this summer in Philadelphia.


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