“Photographic Memory:” Daryl DeBrest & Mike D of Reelblack

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Slought and Penn School of Social Policy & Practice are pleased to announce Photographic Memory, an exhibition of archival imagery by Maurice Sorrell (1914-1998), the first Black member of the White House Photographers Association, on display at Slought from June 21, 2018 to July 21, 2018. In conjunction with the exhibition, curator Stephanie Renée will dialogue with Daryl […]

CAMRA Fellows Multimedia Showcase

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

The CAMRA Fellows Program, housed within SP2, supports undergraduate students seeking to explore their research interests through multimedia, with the support of graduate student mentors. The program will be hosting its Multimedia Showcase; the fellows’ films focus on an array of social justice issues and themes, including urban farming as a tool of resistance, resilience […]

The Reentry Think Tank

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

The Reentry Think Tank connects former prisoners from across Philadelphia with the region's top artists, civil rights lawyers, and other community experts to transform the stereotypes, social services, and policies that impact their lives, families, and communities. Join us for a powerful evening of art, activism, and conversation. Share a meal with members of the […]

Panel Discussion: Engaging in Advocacy & Activism on US Immigration Policy

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Screening Social Justice: Born This Way

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Born This Way is a portrait of the underground gay and lesbian community in Cameroon. It follows Cedric and Gertrude, two young Cameroonians, as they move between a secret, supportive LGBT community and an outside culture that, though intensely homophobic, is in transition toward greater acceptance.

Film Screening: Blaxploitalian

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

SP2 is co-sponsoring an event with CAMRA Labs, the Graduate School of Education, and the Annenberg School for Communication. There will be a screening of the film Blaxploitalian: 100 Years of Blackness in Italian Cinema and a Q&A with Fred Kowornu.

Screening Social Justice: Choc’late Soldiers from the USA

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Choc'late Soldiers from the USA tells the compelling, previously untold story of 140,000 African American men and women who were stationed in Great Britain, and how they crossed a racial divide to forge an unexpected bond with British civilians. The screening will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker Professor Gregory Cooke.

SP2’s Screening Social Justice: “Soulz of Azucar”

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

This cultural documentary has been a culmination of many years of in-depth field research into the roots of how Hip-Hop began in Cuba. Featuring archival footage of the leaders and pioneers of cuban Hiphop culture, Soulz of Azucar gives a glimpse into Hip-Hop culture’s creative manifestations around the world! This film is presented in conjunction […]

The Peculiar Patriot: Prisons, Profits & Promises

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

The Peculiar Patriot: Prisons, Profits & Promises An excerpted reading and Q&A with playwright/performer Liza Jessie Peterson on the human cost and inhuman machinery of mass incarceration. A MAPP Conversation presented by UPenn School of Social Policy & Practice / Slought / Goldring Reentry Initiative MAPP International Productions Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA […]

SP2’s Screening Social Justice: “SISTERS”

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

SISTERS is a documentary which examines racial discrimination in sororities. Though the film is not yet finished, Dr. Kathryn Smith Pyle (SP2 graduate) will show excerpts from the film and lead a discussion. SISTERS is presented in conjunction with the Association of Black Social Workers (ABSW).   The Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA […]