Live Stop: Discriminatory Car Towing

Action Alert! End Discriminatory Towing Campaign Update

We had our first campaign victory when we met privately with Philadelphia Police Commissioner Ross in late July to present our ask!! It was possible only because of the incredible, hard work of all NSM members. Congratulations!  The election of Donald Trump ruthlessly targeting immigrants (and of course other vulnerable communities) temporarily shifted our energy to organizing to […]

Action Alert! End Discriminatory Towing Campaign Update Read More »

Immigrant leader retreat on Live Stop

Our campaign decisions, including what to work on and strategy, come from our affected immigrant members. On July 10, 2016, immigrant leaders came together at member congregation in Philadelphia Praise Center for a retreat to determine vision, strategy, and tactics for the Live Stop campaign. The retreat was held in English, Spanish, and Indonesian. In an

Immigrant leader retreat on Live Stop Read More »

Legal Report on Live Stop from Sheller Center at Temple Law

We are happy to have worked with the Sheller Center for Social Justice at the Temple University Beasley School of Law on a report about this devastating law entitled “Live Stop: A Law of Unintended Consequences.” As a result of months of legal research, the Sheller Center’s research clearly demonstrates that the Philadelphia Police Department

Legal Report on Live Stop from Sheller Center at Temple Law Read More »

NSM leader’s car towed through Live Stop, Mayor Kenney helps get it back

On December 5, 2015, as NSM leaders were traveling to attend a townhall meeting with Mayor-Elect Jim Kenney, the Philadelphia police stopped NSM leaders Estela and her husband Mario and towed their car through the Live Stop program. The police left the family, including three young children, on the side of the road at night,

NSM leader’s car towed through Live Stop, Mayor Kenney helps get it back Read More »