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Statement on Marconi Park Attacks

By Lilac, June 15, 2020

White vigilantes in Marconi Plaza attack, injure peaceful South Philly residents

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Dozens of police officers watch as racist crowd terrorizes a dozen activists, make no arrests of violent vigilantes

Philadelphia, Pa. — At approximately 9 p.m. Sunday night, a group of white vigilantes cornered over a …

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Statement on the Murder of George Floyd

By Lilac, June 11, 2020

As socialists who live and organize in a majority-minority city, we issue this statement in solidarity with Black and Brown organizers who have fought for so long and continue to demand racial equality and to say that

BLACK LIVES MATTER.

Philadelphia is the poorest big city in the country, …

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Monthly News: May

By Lilac Newsletter Team, May 23, 2020

Philly’s API Workers Rally for Labor Enforcement and Language Justice
Philly’s API Workers Rally for Labor Enforcement and Language Justice

Philly’s API Workers Rally for Labor Enforcement and Language Justice

On Tuesday a dozen workers and activists gathered outside Gov. Tom Wolf’s office in Philly to protest what they see as a lack of enforcement of the April 15 executive …

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Monthly News: April

By Lilac Newsletter Team, April 22, 2020

Protester holds sign out of car rooftop
Protester holds sign out of car rooftop

Help Fight the Coronavirus!

In light of the current crisis, LILAC voted to make the Philly Socialists Covid-19 Mutual Aid project a priority campaign. The Philly Socialists Mutual Aid project is building a bottom-up network of community support, and we’re hoping to …

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COVID-19 Anti-Eviction Measures

By Philadelphia Rent Control Coalition, April 1, 2020

Statement on Proposed City Council Resolution in Support of an Eviction Moratorium

We fully support the resolution introduced on March 12th by Councilmember Gym calling for a moratorium on evictions. While our organizations support the entirety of the resolution, we as tenant advocates want to highlight the importance of an …

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