Vanessa Lowe, co-chair of POWER’s  Local Organizing Committee outlines POWER’s priorities for 2022 and talks about the possibility that Philadelphia will have a public bank.

Dr. Tyra Bryant-Stephens from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia talks about the decades of work she has done in treating and managing asthma in Philadelphia’s children: “Taking on Asthma- 20 years of community interventions to reduce asthma disparities”. 

David Rose, the founder of Sally Blagg, a BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) – run urban design firm located in Germantown, founded on Indigenous beliefs with a mission of strengthening historic urban centers to better meet the needs of their underrepresented residents joined us April 18.

Dana Carter talks about her life experience and her perspective on how to improve the Philadelphia School System.

Resources from Dana Carter:

Racial Justice Organizing
Melanated Educators Collective Lives Matter Week in Action in Schools
BLM in Action in Schools Events
BLM in Action in Schools Curriculum

Lynn Washington shares her story and the story of her Afro-centric store Books and Stuff. The recording starts a little late.

A conversation with long time USG member, journalist and Temple professor Lori Tharps.

A conversation with USG Members Mary Kalyna and Sarah Frazier about the Black Lives Matter Vigil on its 2 month anniversary.