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Taylor Memorial Baptist Church Corners To Connections Employment Fair - 10.25.23
Corners To Connections Wellness and Employment fair hosted by Taylor MADE opportunities. Pastor G. Lamar Stewart details the idea and execution of Corners to Connections at the group’s wellness fair on October 25th. Corners to Connections is a reoccurring violence prevention initiative that brings faith leaders from Taylor Memorial Baptist Church and other community members to the streets to distribute resources and be proactive in addressing issues of violence and poverty. The program is run by Taylor MADE Opportunities, the church’s non-profit arm.
Justice For Eddie Irizarry Jr. Rally 9.26.23
Brief testimony from a member of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement (Philadelphia Chapter) during a rally and march for justice for Eddie Irizarry Jr. outside of City Hall. Irizarry Jr. was killed by former Philadelphia Police Officer Mark Dial back on Aug. 14th during a traffic stop. Protestors rallied on Tuesday, Sept. 26 after all charges were dismissed against the officer by Municipal Court Judge Wendy Pew.
Free The Land: Philadelphia's Fight for Land Sovereignty
Free The Land is a video project that explores the relationship between the city of Philadelphia's vacant land problem and the explosion of new development. Trapped in limbo and cornered by bureaucracy, community gardens and green spaces sit on the front lines of the fight for the vitality of their neighborhoods. The film centers on the stories of three community gardens (Urban Creators, North Philly Peace Park, and London Legacy Garden) but addresses issues and roadblocks that are experienced by nearly every green space in the city. Created in collaboration with NJ-based media organization Black in Jersey. Directed, produced, edited, and filmed by 2BD and the 2BD Media team. Music by Aaron Shakur. To stay up to date with 2BD Media go to 2betermined.co
Free The Land Documentary (Trailer)
FREE THE LAND: Philadelphia’s Fight for Land Sovereignty, an upcoming documentary from 2BD Media. Exploring the relationship between the city’s vacant land problem and the explosion of new development. Trapped in limbo and cornered by bureaucracy, community gardens and green spaces sit on the front lines of the fight for the vitality of their neighborhoods. Premieres 6/17.
New York City Anti-War Protest, Peace in Ukraine 1.14.23
Organizers gathered in Manhattan to protest the ongoing U.S. support of war in Ukraine. U.S. funding of weapons shipments and manufacturing for the Ukrainian government has reached more than $100 billion for 2022. In honor of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., hundreds marched in solidarity with his everlasting anti-war stance. 2bedetermined.co
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