DecolonizePhilly is focused on putting power back into community members' hands to create/cultivate a new society centered on sustainability, community healing, and joy. We are ½ direct action and ½ media.
DecolonizePhilly is building a world in which humans are liberated and live sustainably. We provide resources for every human to be able to live without fear of going without the bare necessities. We are building a world that thrives off of people's power, mutual aid, and collective decision making.We are building a community not only that every human bare necessities will be met, but our communities and humanity is sustained. We uplift the efforts of community fighting for human rights and a just society.
Intersectionality- We believe in bringing people together from all different walks of life to build people's power. We believe that we are stronger together, despite our differences.
Care- We believe that rest and care is a huge part of the revolution. We value community healing and aid. We use somatic abolitionist practices to help us in the heavy fight of organizing.
Mutual Aid- We believe that everyone deserves to live a sustainable life. We believe that everyone deserves the bare necessities.
Education- We understand the power of education. We value a true decolonized education that uplifts our ancestors and freedom fighters.
Liberation- We are not free until we are all free. We are a community actively participating in uplifting the most marginalized.
Reparative- We believe in continuing the fight of our ancestors and carrying on their legacy to move us towards liberation. We uplift our history, and learn from our past to find effective ways to move forward.