The More Things Change (a new series)

By Beth & Laurian We are archive-hunting as part of a grant we received from the Leeway Foundation. Our goal?  To find documentation about cross-racial and cross-class feminist organizing in Philadelphia during the 70s and 80s.  We are interviewing feminist and womanist activists from that time too, and immersing ourselves in their rich and complicated stories. More

The Fight Continues: Our Movements Will Not be Silenced

By Lucy Gleysteen On Monday May 4th and 5th, Decarcerate PA and its allies occupied the capitol steps in Harrisburg for 24 straight hours to share the words of individuals currently incarcerated in Pennsylvania’s prisons.  This protest was originally a response to the Revictimization Relief Act (The Silencing Act), a law designed to silence prisoners by allowing the DAs, victims, and Attorney General the power to sue people convicted of personal injuries...