Category Archives: civil rights

Say No to House Substitute for Senate’s Bipartisan VAWA

From the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (http://www.civilrights.org): Please call your U.S. House member (202-224-3121) and urge him/her to Vote NO on the House Republican substitute for the bi-partisan Senate VAWA bill (S.47; http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s47). The House bill intentionally … Continue reading

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Awakenings (from Eyes on the Prize Series)—February 20, Philadelphia

From the Philadelphia Unemployment Project (http://www.philaup.org/): Wednesday, February 20, 2PM 112 N. Broad 2nd Floor, Philadelphia Showing the film Awakenings from the Eyes on the Prize Series The beginnings of the Civil Rights movement including the murder of Emmett Till … Continue reading

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Call for Justice in Civil and Human Rights—January 30, Conference call

From the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (http://www.civilrights.org): Please join The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights for our first Calling for Justice national conference call of the year: The Next Chapter: Civil and Human Rights Priorities … Continue reading

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Urge Congress to Pass the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

From the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (http://www.civilrights.org): As we mark the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a national day of service, urge members of Congress to pass the Violence Against Women Act … Continue reading

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15th Annual Summit Against Racism—January 26, Pittsburgh

From the Black Political Empowerment Project (http://www.b-pep.net/): Saturday, January 26, 2013 East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15206 Registration begins at 8:15 AM Summit Opens with Lift Every Voice and Sing at 9 AM Summit Flyer: http://library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1104195161136-64/summit15flyersmaller.pdf … Continue reading

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Getting Into Step!: From Celebrating Martin Luther King’s Life to Carrying Forward His Legacy—January 21, Wilkes-Barre

From the Northeast PA Organizing Center (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Put-People-First-NEPA/145261845511210): Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Monday, January 21, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EST) First Presbyterian Church, 97 S. Franklin St., Wilkes Barre, PA 18701 … Continue reading

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Urge Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act by the End of 2012

From the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (http://www.civilrights.org): Show your support for the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) by visually displaying why you, your family, your friends, and your colleagues want Congress to pass VAWA NOW! Tweet pictures … Continue reading

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March for Human Rights—January 16, Philadelphia

From DreamActivist Pennsylvania (http://dreamactivistpa.org): Millions of immigrant families are stripped of their civil and human rights in this country everyday. Millions of us live in poverty – struggling to live without access to quality education, healthcare, housing and jobs. We … Continue reading

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