Shane Claiborne Invites Everyone to the 2015 US Social Forum

Shane Claiborne is a founder and board member of The Simple Way, a faith community in inner city Philadelphia that has helped birth and connect radical faith communities around the world. As a student, Shane worked alongside the Kensington Welfare Rights Union, which is now the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign (An anchor organization of the USSF), during a church takeover to help house homeless families in the Kensington community. This experience is highlighted in his book, The Irresistible Revolution.

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US Social Forum 2015: The Real Philadelphia

We the people of Philadelphia are building another world. We are tearing down the walls that keep us divided and weakened. We are building a powerful and inclusive movement that recognizes “Your Fight is My Fight”.

Thousands of people from across the country will join us at the Philadelphia Site from June 25th – 28th for the US Social Forum. Together we will lift up the stories and the struggles of the real Philadelphia, together we will build another world.

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Move to Amend Report: Philly US Social Forum

“In this episode of Move to Amend, we welcome guests Galen Tyler, Deeq Abdi, and Assad Al-Khdir who represent the Poor People’s Economic and Human Rights Campaign and also serve on the planning committee for the US Social Forum. Our guests will talk about what we can expect in Philadelphia during the US Social Forum in June. “

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Another World is Possible, Another System is Necessary

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Mark your calendars! The Third US Social Forum (USSF) will be taking place from June 24 to 28, 2015. This year, organizations and activists will convene in Philadelphia, PA, Jackson, MS, and San Jose, CA to build stronger relationships, collaborations, and social movements across fronts of struggle for political understanding and strategic direction as a powerful political force.

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US Social Forum – Building Momentum

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.

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