Show Your Solidarity With Black Lives Matter This Week!

The Black Lives Matter Week of Action starts tomorrow!

Remember to wear your Black Lives Matter t-shirts and buttons this week!  Pick a day - starting tomorrow - that works for your building to wear and take a group picture.

  1. Take selfies and group shots in your t-shirts and buttons
  2. Post them on social media using #BLMPhlEd and #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool
  3. Email: blmphled@gmail.com and we'll share it.
You'll join educators and students for their t-shirt actions all over the country - from Seattle, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, New Jersey, Baltimore, Boston, and more.
 
Join the week of action for a full calendar of events below:


Saturday, February 3

Monday, February 5

Tuesday, February 6

Wednesday, February 7

Thursday, February 8

Friday, February 9

Sat, February 10

Opening Panel:

LGBTQ Youth Conversation: Stigmas and Misconceptions of Race and Gender


Time: 12:30 - 2:30 pm

Facilitator:

Naomi Leapheart


Penn LGBTQ Center

3907 Spruce Street


 

Guiding Principles: Restorative Justice, Empathy, Loving Engagement

Guiding Principles: Diversity, Globalism

Guiding Principles: Trans-Affirming, Queer Affirming, & Collective Value

Guiding Principles:

Intergenerational, Black Families, & Black Villages

Guiding Principles:

Black Women, Unapologetically Black

Closing Panel: Our Demands and Next Steps


Co-sponsored by the Philadelphia Black History Collaborative and Black Lives Matter Philly


2:30 - 3:45

Kensington CAPA (1901 N. Front St)

Wear your BLM T-Shirts and Buttons and take a solidarity photo with everyone in their gear!  

Use the hashtag #BLMPhled  Need shirts?  Email blmphled@gmail.com

Immigration in Trump America: The power and importance of Ethnic Studies:  Screening of Precious Knowledge


Facilitators: Edwin Mayorga, Jazmin Delgado, and Ismael Jimenez

6-9 PM

LaSalle Univ.

Holroyd 190

Roundtable on Colorism: Women of the African Diaspora


Facilitator: Angela Crawford


Co sponsored by CCP Women’s Outreach and Advocacy Center and CCP Diversity Certificate Series


5-7PM

Community College of Philadelphia (Center for Business and Industry at 18th and Callowhill, C2-28)

It Takes a Village: Black families - An intergenerational talk about schools, community, curriculum and more


Facilitator: Kendra Brooks


6-9PM

King High School (6100 Stenton Ave)

Wounded Feathers Healing Circle: addressing and providing healing practices to address trauma from racial injustice and inequity


Facilitator: Angela Crawford


Co sponsored by Sable Collective


6-9PM

Duafe

3133 North 22nd St.



Black Women: Suffering in Silence - Domestic Violence  and Sexual Assault (Survivors and Stigma)


Facilitator: Mary May, MFT


Co sponsored by the Philadelphia Home School Council, Philadelphia Writing Project, and the Mazzoni Center


5:30-8:30PM

School District of Philadelphia Central Office 440 North Broad St.

See below for all resources: