ADVOCACY

Our members have provided testimony for or are currently participating in the following proceedings, lawsuits, investigations and/or committees in an effort to demilitarize and defund Penn Police and the Police Department of Philadelphia:

outreach & educatioN

Why PILOTS Matter: Penn's Responsibility to Public Education and Community Justice

PCJ member Sarah Min joins this virtual panel on the debate surrounding Penn's obligation to pay PILOTs.

#DearDavidCohen Campaign with Philly Jobs with Justice

PCJ supported the #DearDavidCohen campaign to push the Penn Board of Trustees to pay PILOTs.

Penn in the Wake of BLM - NSO Preceptorial 2020

PCJ leads a preceptorial on Penn in the Wake of BLM introducing new students to the current state of activism on campus and PCJs demands.

Testimony: 52nd St. Short Film Project

PCJ is in the process of making a short animated film based on member, Amelia Carter's, Penn Public Safety Review testimony. Amelia discusses her experience on 52nd St. on May 31st. during the police assault. To be released soon! 

MUTUAL AID

PROJECT

A partnership with Defund Temple PD and Sunrise Philly to collect winter clothes for former residents of the parkway encampment.

Human Rights Violated Here: A Panel on Philly's Appeal to the United Nations

This panel of human rights experts and city officials will look at the significance of Philly's United Nation's (UN) appeal, the subsequent UN intervention and discuss next steps on how Philadelphia can move forward.

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