Inspired by the hashtag #Thisis2016 that was created in response to New York Times editor Michael Luo's open letter to someone who told him to "go back to China" and Bowdoin Asian Students Association's photo campaign, this is UPenn Asian Pacific Student Coalition's take on common Asian Pacific Islander/American microaggressions. API/As at Penn were asked … Continue reading APSC’s #NotYourModelMinority Photo Campaign Highlights Microaggressions against API/As
Support PCDC's "Another Village" development project by signing this petition. Our project delivers direct benefits to the underserved and low-income in Chinatown: affordable senior housing, family housing, green space, a children's playground, fresh food markets, pesticide-free urban farming, jobs for English Language Learners, and retail space for small businesses. Don't let the City give away … Continue reading Homes Not Hotels! Reclaim Chinatown and Support Affordable Senior Housing
On Thursday April 14, Stadium Stompers, along with various Philadelphia-area allies, including Penn’s own SOUL (Students Organizing for Unity and Liberation) will walk out of class and walk out of work and join in solidarity “against university gentrification, in unison with the REAL Justice Coalition against racist policing, and in support of Fight for … Continue reading #WhyImWalkingOut #WhyImAgainstTheStadium
I always crack a joke with all of my students, from high school to graduate school, that I am fearful that after having class with me they will either feel ridiculously angry, ridiculously depressed or both. Continuing my unrest, I often tell them I fear them running out of class yelling “we’re all gonna … Continue reading Fighting in a Phone Booth: Notes from a Struggling Educator-Scholar
Low-income students at the University of Pennsylvania; a sociology thesis by Megan Russo.
Faculty, staff, and students involved with Civic House came together to create the Civic house Social Justice Framework and Theory of Change.