Our Study Circles program is growing! This year, PACA will host 4 groups to explore community ownership and cooperative enterprise through study over the course of six months. Drawing on African American and Philadelphia cooperative history as well as PACA’s 20 Book Clubs → 20 Cooperative Businesses program, this year’s study circles will continue to focus on utilizing […]
Community & Collective members are invited to circle to review, develop & refine our organizational & cultural processes. This session will have a special focus on our PHL Laundry collective!
Join us for community-member led skill shares making locally powered visions of community thriving tangible, facilitating public expressions of passion, and multiplying a culture of power. Contributions requested towards the required materials for the skill share.
We would like to invite you to a Library Inventory Day on Sunday December 12th from Noon until 4pm (or any time period within that range you can join us)! You are welcome to bring along friends, “librarians” and other bookworms to help. We’ll be noting what’s marked as in the existing catalogue, adding new […]
Harm Reduction & Mutual Aid event hosted by Savage Sisters Recovery & supported by DoubleTrellis, Food Not Bombs, Punks with Lunch, Operation: In My Backyard, Empowering Cuts, Courage Medicine and The Grace Project . Free Food, STD Testing, Narcan, Hepatitis A vaccines, Covid-19 vaccines in addition to performances
In collaboration with the Humanities Action Lab, we’re co-hosting this recurring open space to explore the historical backgrounds of and theoretical approaches to mutual aid, with a particular focus on Indigenous and Black mutual aid traditions. The group will be collectively created by participants, with members sharing articles, zines, videos, podcasts, and other accessible materials […]
WRC Community Members will be attending & live mural painting at the first PHONK! Philly Festival on October 16th Through community engagements centered around brass band and drumline-style performance, PHonk!Philly harnesses the unifying power of art, music and dance to engage neighbors from every corner of Philadelphia in intercultural dialogue. We do this by centering […]
We use orientations to consistently review, develop & refine our organizational & cultural processes of collective governance, participatory budgeting & nonviolent solidarity. Join our community orientation where members and friends can: familiarize themselves with one another get a feel for the spirit and culture of WRC learn about & offer feedback on how WRC organizes […]
Community members are invited to participate in an experimental skill share developing solidarity driven storytelling tools for community organizing. This skillshare is sponsored by helpfuljellyfish, a WRC collective.