The Philadelphia Coalition for Racial Economic and Legal Justice (REAL) is an inclusive grassroots organization that is community focused and globally engaged. Our mission is to provide a safe space for community organizations and individuals to come together and combine resources to eliminate the system of white supremacy and police terror across all areas of racial, economic, and legal oppression.

Through community outreach/ engagement, direct action, and political education, we strive to transform the city of Philadelphia to one that is free and accessible to all.

Ultimately, we recognize that a complete overhaul of the current economic and social system is essential if we are to achieve a society that benefits the common good of the people and not that of the ruling local/federal government and class.

Do you see law and order? There is nothing but disorder, and instead of law there is the illusion of security. It is an illusion because it is built on a long history of injustices: racism, criminality, and the genocide of millions. Many people say it is insane to resist the system, but actually it is insane not to
— Mumia Abu-Jamal
 
It is our duty to fight for our freedom.
It is our duty to win.
We must love each other and support each other.
We have nothing to lose but our chains
— Assata Shakur