Reclaim our children from the state

Carolyn Hill speaks at a June 15, 2012 protest at the Philadelphia DHS

Excellent article on Carolyn Hill’s struggle with the Philadelphia Department of Human Services (DHS) to adopt her nieces as well as on DHS biases, privatization and poverty. It quotes Selma James, coordinator of the Global Women’s Strike and author of Sex, Race and Class – The Perspective of Winning and Dorothy Roberts, Univ of Pennsylvania law...

Please help us & the grassroots multiracial international delegation of women & men we’re part of get to the Left Forum in NY!

The Left Forum “convenes the largest annual conference of a broad spectrum of left and progressive intellectuals, activists, academics, organizations and the interested public.”

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Rock, Rap & Speakout vs Poverty, Prisons & War, Philadelphia March 8

Saturday, March 8th 2014
International Women’s Day Event

Women Against Repression & Occupation:
Rock, Rap & Speakout vs Poverty, Prisons & War

1:30-6:30pm, Tabernacle United Church 3700 Chestnut St. W Philly All welcome!

Featuring Ursula Rucker, Ganou, Ill Fated Natives, Brianna Cash, Verbatum Jones, Kenny Sullivan, Emmett Drueding, Tot...

About 20 people, mainly women of color, braved the cold to join Carolyn Hill outside the Department of Human Services in lighting candles for loved ones we are separated from this holiday season due to the foster care system, prison system, immigration policies, poverty, war… Ms Hill’s nieces were taken from her care by DHS because she lacked a GED. This is her second Christmas...

DCFS Give Us Back Our Children

Vigil and Speak Out

Wednesday, Dec. 18th gather 11:30 am

Edelman Children’s Court 201 Centre Plaza Drive, Monterey Park CA 91754

There was a hard fought and successful battle to open Children’s Court BUT NOW, the California Appeals Court is about to rule THIS WEEK Dec 19th that Children’s Court must be closed.

Thursday, Dec. 19th,...