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Juntos just formed Philly’s first Community Resistance Zone for immigrants’ rights method

Nov. 13, 2017 12:56 pm

Juntos just formed Philly’s first Community Resistance Zone for immigrants’ rights

Over the weekend, the activist organization helped almost 150 volunteers register 500 South Philly residents as advocates.
These are the 3 big barriers for immigrants seeking citizenship people

Nov. 10, 2017 8:40 am

These are the 3 big barriers for immigrants seeking citizenship

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians' Katherine Prieto-Celis and Manuel Portillo share how the Immigrant Leadership Institute is helping participants gain the knowledge and skills needed to break them down.
Why citizenship? For this Chilean immigrant, Philadelphia is home people

Oct. 30, 2017 12:55 pm

Why citizenship? For this Chilean immigrant, Philadelphia is home

Karla Martin came to the United States last year for love. But she's found that she loves her new city, too, which is why she's participating in Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians' Citizenship in Action program.
Thanks to $500K, these nonprofits are teaming up to launch a Global Startup Accelerator funding

Oct. 25, 2017 11:40 am

Thanks to $500K, these nonprofits are teaming up to launch a Global Startup Accelerator

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians and Science Center just won half a million dollars to support local startups looking to scale to Europe and India.
‘Whether it’s reality or perception,’ immigrants seeking healthcare ‘are living in fear’ of deportation method

Oct. 4, 2017 8:01 am

‘Whether it’s reality or perception,’ immigrants seeking healthcare ‘are living in fear’ of deportation

Maternity Care Coalition's fall policy forum pushed for educating immigrants on what social services they can legally access.
Welcoming Center’s new Immigrant Leadership Institute is offering pathways to civic engagement people

Sep. 26, 2017 12:57 pm

Welcoming Center’s new Immigrant Leadership Institute is offering pathways to civic engagement

Opportunities and resources for social inclusion, economic mobility and civic participation are as important to immigrants' integration journeys as gaining citizenship. Enter: this Knight-funded training program for 75 aspiring leaders.
Science Center’s Innovators Walk of Fame just inducted 6 immigrant entrepreneurs people

Sep. 19, 2017 9:54 am

Science Center’s Innovators Walk of Fame just inducted 6 immigrant entrepreneurs

Members of the third cohort, which includes a theatre professional, a restauranteur and several scientists, each get their names etched onto a concrete block that will live on Innovation Plaza.
New Sanctuary Movement is rallying against Philly’s ‘Live Stop’ policy, in support of DACA purpose

Sep. 5, 2017 10:18 am

New Sanctuary Movement is rallying against Philly’s ‘Live Stop’ policy, in support of DACA

The immigrants' right organization is fighting the city policy that allows the PPA to impound the car of anyone found to be driving without a valid driver's license, which is particularly aggressive to undocumented immigrants.
12 people of color leading the social impact charge in Philadelphia people

Jul. 31, 2017 12:58 pm

12 people of color leading the social impact charge in Philadelphia

Get to know this list of impressive folks working in each of our editorial calendar themes.
‘We all had to leave something’ — A peek at Al-Bustan’s photo project on immigrant youth people

Jul. 11, 2017 12:55 pm

‘We all had to leave something’ — A peek at Al-Bustan’s photo project on immigrant youth

You can expect to see the Knight Cities Challenge-funded project at the Thomas Paine Plaza this September, where words like "trust" are visually depicted from the perspectives of Northeast High School students.

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