Our Mission:

LAVA, the Lancaster AVenue Autonomous space is a center for radical media and organizing located at 4134 Lancaster Avenue in the Belmont neighborhood of West Philadelphia. The LAVA collective’s mission is to create an empowering and welcoming physical space where diverse communities converge to build connections and break down barriers, blending media-making, artistic expression and hardy nuts-and-bolts organizing in order to advance movements for justice.

LAVA Members

Get Involved

Here’s how to get involved at LAVA:

Show up to an event!

Come to our meetings. Every first Saturday of the month on zoom.

Come to a workday.

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