Philly for Change

On Wednesday, July 11, I’ll join in the meeting of Philly for Change, held at Tattooed Mom, 5th and South streets in Philadelphia. There we will once again discuss such vital community issues as immigration, congressional redistricting, and school funding, in a relaxed, laid-back atmosphere. If you are  a progressive and would like to join other progressive activists, I hope you can attend.

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Philly For Change

I will attend the monthly meeting of Philly for Change, a progressive activist group, at Tattooed Mom, 530 South Street in Philadelphia, on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. There, we will celebrate the election victories of our endorsed candidates-Malcolm Kenyatta, Brendan, Boyle, Mike Doyle, Dwight Evans, John Fetterman, Elizabeth Fiedler, Joe Hohenstein, Sara Johnson, Rothman, Chris Rabb, and Joe Webster.

Also, we will hear from Senate candidate Tina Davis and Temple Medical Trauma Outreach Coordinator Scott Charles. I hope to see you there.

Me At Tattooed Mom December 27

I will hold a book signing event for my anthology, All Of The Above, at Tattooed Mom, 530 South Street in Philadelphia, which will include a poetry reading with Frank Sherlock, Irving Jones, and myself. It will take place on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Copies of the anthology, and of my published poetry volumes, will be for sale. I look forward to seeing you there.

https://www.tattooedmomphilly.com/events/list/?tribe_paged=2&tribe_event_display=list

 

Philly For Change

Tomorrow I’ll take part in a meeting of Philly For Change, a grassroots progressive group allied with Democracy For America, the organization formed after the Howard Dean campaign in 2004. Once a month we meet and discuss various public issues, such as immigration, gun control, legislative districting, and natural gas fracking, as well as listen to candidates for public office tell us their programs. It’s a great combination of serious discussion and good fellowship. Philly For Change meets every first Wednesday at 7:00 PM, at Tattooed Mom, the bar-restaurant-club on 5th and South streets in Philadelphia.

Philly For Change, July 1, 2015

Among the various activist groups I’ve worked with over the years is Philly For Change, which is the Philadelphia affiliate of Democracy for America, which spun out of the presidential campaign of Howard Dean in 2004. We meet on the first Wednesday of the month, at Tattooed Mom,  5th and South streets in Philadelphia. Here, in a fun relaxed  setting, we discuss important issues such as government accountability and school funding, as well as listen to political candidates give their platforms and we vote on which candidates to endorse and work for. The group’s web site is philly4change.com.

The videos below, found in my YouTube channel, show the previous meeting of Philly For change. The first video is of my friend, Tracey Gordon, running for the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives.