Emma Pike is a British immigrant, writer, and climate justice campaigner based in South Philadelphia. She is a member of Philly Thrive, a grassroots movement taking action for clean air, climate justice and the right to breathe. Follow her on Twitter: @
Articles by this author
Monday, July 25, 2016
As DNC Delegates Gather in the ‘Birthplace of Democracy’, Local Communities Fight for their Right to Breathe
From July 25th-29th 2016 , South Philadelphia will be home to the Democratic National Convention. The DNC’s location this year will no doubt be repeatedly referenced by delegates and reporters from across the nation and beyond, with much to be made of the city’s prominent role in America’s early...