The Battle Against Cop City in Atlanta

For progressive activists, Atlanta’s PSTC represents something of a perfect storm: a single project that catalyzes fears of ecological degradation, state-sponsored violence, police militarization, environmental racism, opaque governance, and the long legacy of white supremacy. — David Peisner, “The Forest for the Trees,” The Bitter Southerner, Dec. 13, 2022.

City Council Demolition Vote – Against EPNI 7-6

On Tuesday, seven members of the Minneapolis City Council showed how hollow their platitudes regarding equity in the city and concerns about environmental racism were as they voted to approve the demolition of the Roof Depot Building in the Phillips Neighborhood of Minneapolis.  Since 2014, the East Phillips Neighborhood Institute (EPNI) and community residents have… Read more »

East Phillips Urban Farm Update

Rally and Make Art!  Join East Phillips organizers and community on October 9, 1PM, at the Roof Depot intersection. This will be a community rally and art-making event! The city recently tore down all the signs there, so folks will be making more to put up.  Update: On Thursday, September 22, 2022, amid ongoing protests… Read more »