• 2014 FIGHT for Life Gala

    Thank you to all the supporters of the 2014 FIGHT for Life Gala. Thanks to your generosity, we had the best gala yet.

    FIGHT Gala 2014

    Featured speaker, former NFL player Wade Davis, addresses the crowd at the
    2014 FIGHT for Life Gala.
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    happy_snowman_wearing_a_top_hat_and_scarf_0515-1012-0205-4311_SMUPhiladelphia FIGHT’s Institute for Community Justice (ICJ) and Eastern State Penitentiary are teaming up to collect new, unwrapped toys or clothing to benefit the children of our recently released and currently incarcerated participants. Donations can be dropped off at ICJ, 21 S. 12th St, 7th floor, weekdays from 9 to 5 until Dec.15th. You can also drop off donations at Eastern State Penitentiary. Any Eastern State visitor who donates a new toy or children’s book in its original packaging will get a second admission free of charge. Visitors may donate during public hours, even if they are not taking a tour.

    FIGHT Remembers Gloria Casarez, Director of the Mayor’s Office of LGBT Affairs

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    Philadelphia FIGHT joins the LGBTQ and AIDS communities in mourning the loss of Gloria Casarez.  During her time as the director of the Mayor’s Office of LGBT Affairs, Gloria brought her fierce commitment to justice and equity for the LGBTQ community to city government and shifted the definition of that community to more clearly include people of color, women, and transgender persons. Read More…