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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.
The immigration process is complicated. Borderwise is making it simpler purpose

Jul. 6, 2017 12:40 pm

The immigration process is complicated. Borderwise is making it simpler

The Philly startup aims to make applying for a visa or citizenship more accessible — and less expensive.
A day in the life of Philadelphia’s director of immigrant affairs, Miriam Enriquez people

Jul. 5, 2017 1:22 pm

A day in the life of Philadelphia’s director of immigrant affairs, Miriam Enriquez

The lawyer's work includes organizing cultural programs and calming immigrants' fears about the city's sanctuary status: "We are right in the middle of it."
Nationalities Service Center is partnering with local tech companies to find refugees jobs method

Jun. 22, 2017 1:14 pm

Nationalities Service Center is partnering with local tech companies to find refugees jobs

Ecommerce company WebLinc has already taken on two NSC clients as paid interns. The next challenge will be expanding the program to other sectors.
Mental health services for immigrants and refugees in Philly must be reworked method

Jun. 19, 2017 1:25 pm

Mental health services for immigrants and refugees in Philly must be reworked

In addition to language and cultural barriers, therapists and counselors "need to really shift from this idea that we are the experts that are fixing the problems in other people’s lives." Here's how three local nonprofits are doing it.
How The Food Trust will support immigrant food entrepreneurs with $150K from Knight funding

Jun. 19, 2017 10:29 am

How The Food Trust will support immigrant food entrepreneurs with $150K from Knight

The food access nonprofit plans to promote civic engagement and inclusion by partnering with immigrant-facing orgs and launching an app.
Refugee aid startup NeedsList is launching its beta site next week for World Refugee Day results

Jun. 16, 2017 12:00 pm

Refugee aid startup NeedsList is launching its beta site next week for World Refugee Day

The platform, which connects refugee aid workers with people who want to donate finances and supplies, will be starting its work with nonprofits and NGOs in Greece, France and Philadelphia.
5 Philly projects are getting funded through the 2017 Knight Cities Challenge funding

Jun. 12, 2017 10:28 am

5 Philly projects are getting funded through the 2017 Knight Cities Challenge

Philly, once again, tied with Detroit for having the most winners of the Knight Foundation's annual challenge.

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