Play, Zine Making, More Play: An Afternoon with the Kids of PCM

On a sunny Sunday afternoon in April, 10 kids from across Northwest Philadelphia gathered together to create a Zine documenting their time with the Philly Children’s Movement. The ‘Zine’, a fun, kid-friendly, magazine collage, is to be a submission in the upcoming issue in #CritEdPol (a journal focusing on critical education policy), discovering the “Beautiful[…]

Immigrant Justice: Potluck, Protest, and Play

Yesterday, PCM families gathered together in fellowship and protest against the separation and detention of undocumented families both at the border and in our own more immediate communities. The action, a collaboration between PCM and Philly InFormation: Mt. Airy, took place in the early evening, on the grounds of New Covenant Campus on Germantown Avenue. Families[…]

Start ’em Small: Playgroups

What is the playgroup and how does it work? The ‘Mix and Match Playgroup’ was designed to bring together families of all races leading parallel lives in our community so that children can grow up feeling comfortable with people of varying hues. While the children play freely, it’s an opportunity for parents to discuss relevant issues (as much[…]