PCM has been busy the past two months working in solidarity with a whole host of amazing Philly-based activist organizations to fight Moms for Liberty and their impending “Joyful Warriors” summit. We’ve partnered with old and new friends from ACT-UP, BAR-WE, Philly Family Pride, COLAGE, Bearded Ladies Cabaret, Zinn Education Project, Black Lives Matter at[…]
We would like to thank the RESIST grant-making panel for supporting our work again this year! Your theory of change and continued support of grassroots racial and social organizing is so very important us at PCM and to the communities we serve. We are honored to be recognized alongside so many other wonderful collectives and[…]
In September, Jeannine Cook (a founding member of PCM and owner of Harriett’s Bookshop) invited PCM to take part in an evening with Ibram X. Kendi, author of Stamped from the Beginning, Antiracist Baby, and How to be an Antiracist. Kendi’s stunning new children’s book, Magnolia Flower, is an adaptation of Zora Neale Hurston’s short[…]
As a collective, PCM has been working to align our work more with the goals and practices of mutual aid. PCM sees mutual aid as organizing children and families to challenge unequal systems by working to care for each other and meet the needs in our community. One idea we hope to highlight is how[…]
A huge thank you to Grid Magazine journalist Constance Garcia-Barrio for including PCM in this insightful article. We hope that readers will be encouraged to learn more about anti-racism parenting, and will seek additional educational resources & tools to engage in healthy discussions about race & racism.
Roberta Frempong shared these statistics at our family gathering earlier this month. Some impressive stats for just under 10 months of work (if anyone is handy with infograph-making.. you’re hired)! We’ve had… 1 march as a “family contingent” in a large march 2 marches convened by the Philly Children’s March (January march & Baltimore solidarity[…]
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[…]
Even in the midst of the weekend’s wintry mix, an estimated 100 people turned out in Mt. Airy to raise their voices in support of the “Black Lives Matter” movement on Saturday. The march was conceived as a response to the tragic killings of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice and far too[…]