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Partnerships between community-based orgs are ‘integral’ to serving immigrants method

May 10, 2017 11:04 am

Partnerships between community-based orgs are ‘integral’ to serving immigrants

Community Legal Services attorneys put forth a call to action for other nonprofits serving immigrant groups: Work together, or fail in reaching your mission.
This ‘sanctuary dome’ is a place for Lao American refugees to tell their stories purpose

May 8, 2017 12:27 pm

This ‘sanctuary dome’ is a place for Lao American refugees to tell their stories

The dome, created by Laos in the House, will be traveling to several spaces and events as part of the Philadelphia Assembled initiative.
South Philly Barbacoa’s #Right2Work dinner series is doing a national tour results

Apr. 26, 2017 11:13 am

South Philly Barbacoa’s #Right2Work dinner series is doing a national tour

The dinner and discussion series formed by Ben Miller and Cristina Martinez to advocate for the rights of undocumented workers is headed to NYC on May 1.
Nominate a Philly immigrant entrepreneur to get their name etched into a concrete block people

Apr. 25, 2017 12:04 pm

Nominate a Philly immigrant entrepreneur to get their name etched into a concrete block

University City Science Center is accepting nominations for its 2017 Innovators Walk of Fame through May 19.
For 3 local poets, ‘sanctuary’ means activism, community and having their voices heard results

Apr. 19, 2017 10:02 am

For 3 local poets, ‘sanctuary’ means activism, community and having their voices heard

A Leeway Foundation-funded migrant poetry workshop culminated in a public reading of the poems created by participants at Asian Arts Initiative. Here are three of them.
It’s ‘Philadelphia’s constitutional right to refuse to enforce federal immigration law’ purpose

Mar. 28, 2017 12:32 pm

It’s ‘Philadelphia’s constitutional right to refuse to enforce federal immigration law’

Labor and employment attorney Matthew Fontana defends the legality of Philly's sanctuary city status.
How 30 grassroots groups organized that 5,000-person airport protest — and what’s next method

Mar. 7, 2017 12:45 pm

How 30 grassroots groups organized that 5,000-person airport protest — and what’s next

Jewish Voice for Peace Philadelphia was one of the organizers of the Jan. 29 protest at PHL International. As the issue of the travel ban reenters mainstream discussion, we check in to find out how what we can learn from that collaboration.
Here are the Philly spots that have joined the national Sanctuary Restaurants movement purpose

Mar. 2, 2017 10:51 am

Here are the Philly spots that have joined the national Sanctuary Restaurants movement

The movement, started by ROC United and Presente.org, is an effort where restaurants pledge to provide safe spaces for everyone. ROC Philadelphia has been a big part of it all.
This new giving circle is all about flexibility and democracy funding

Mar. 1, 2017 12:20 pm

This new giving circle is all about flexibility and democracy

The first Philly-based New Colossus Donors chapter has donated to four organizations dedicated to combating hate and addressing immigration, fake news and climate change.
‘We don’t need volunteers, we need badass allies’ method

Feb. 27, 2017 12:59 pm

‘We don’t need volunteers, we need badass allies’

At the first convening of Take Action Philly, members of the legal community discussed the actions lawyers can take now to help immigrants and refugees — and what the rest of us can do to help.

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