The US Social Forum (USSF) is a movement building process that brings together thousands of people and organizations to come up with the peoples’ solutions to the economic and ecological crisis that we face. More than 30,000 people participated in the 2007 US Social forum in Atlanta and the 2010 US Social Forum in Detroit.
Now we need your help to build momentum towards the third US Social Forum in June 2015. Your support will fuel two critical building blocks of the social forum process – Peoples Movement Assemblies (PMAs) and Movement Schools.
To all of our PPEHRC Supporters in Virginia:
Come and hear Cheri Honkala speak at Lynchburg College November 8th at 1pm located in the Sydnor Performance Hall to kick off their “Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week”.
The US Social Forum taking place in Philadelphia, June 25-29, 2015 is a convergence driven by the understanding that people’s movements are what create social change. It is an opportunity for regional and issue-specific social justice projects to work toward broader unity. The goal is to map out action plans for a cohesive movement and organize to be on the offense against all forms of oppression.
We are excited to announce our new USSF website: ussfphilly.org
Check it out for more information about organizing that is going on in Philadelphia such as PMA events, local work group meetings, and meet and greet events. There is also a section for a community calendar where we highlight social justice related events happening in Philly. If you are interested in having an event on our calendar, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign along with Moffet School parents, students, and teachers will be holding a mock auction inside of the Governor’s office (200-South Broad Street, 11th floor) this Thursday (October 9th) at 4pm in response to the news of the SRC’s decision to cut teacher’s heath benefits.
We are excited to announce that we will be hosting an Art & Culture Meet and Greet on October 10th from 6-8pm at Liberty Resources (714 Market Street)