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#StopTheFOP Twitch Stream

By Mark and Eamon, Dec. 23, 2020

#Stop the FOP

On November 18, Lilac hosted a watch party for a hearing held by the Philadelphia City Council on the Philadelphia Police Department’s contracts with the city. We worked with #StopTheFOP organizers to produce a public event to help people understand why this contract is so important.

The …

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The Lilac Monthly News: December

By Lilac, Dec. 23, 2020

People in the streets
People in the streets

#StopTheFOP Twitch Stream

On November 18, Lilac hosted a watch party on Twitch for a hearing held by the Philadelphia City Council on the Philadelphia Police Department’s contracts with the city. We worked with #StopTheFOP organizers to produce a public event to help people understand why …

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The Lilac Monthly News: November

By Lilac, Nov. 22, 2020

Demo outside the Convention Center
Demo outside the Convention Center

Stop the FOP

Join us Wednesday morning to Stop the FOP! City Council is holding a hearing about the police contract and Lilac invites you to watch along with us on Twitch. We will discuss what's going on over text chat in our Twitch stream. …

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Justice for Walter Wallace Jr

By Lilac, Nov. 7, 2020

The City of Philadelphia has released the bodycam footage of the murder of Walter Wallace Jr. at the hands of Philadelphia Police Department Officers Sean Matarazzo and Thomas Munz.

The videos confirm what we already knew, that Wallace needed help from mental health professionals, not brutal police. His murderers never …

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Lilac's Statement on Mike Doyle

By Lilac Coordinating Committee, Nov. 2, 2020

At our general meeting last week, our members voted to rescind our endorsement of Mike Doyle for PA State House in light of racist, anti-semetic, and misogynous social media posts made by the candidate.

Further, the candidate's apology fell far short of atoning for the harm he caused our communities. …

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