Leaders of Color Month 2016 Archives - Generocity Philly

Leaders of Color Month 2016

What we’re really saying when we talk about social change purpose

Sep. 9, 2016 12:55 pm

What we’re really saying when we talk about social change

We demand it in times of civil unrest, but what can contemporary social change look like in — specifically for urban communities of color? A few local leaders break through the ambiguity.
Check your privilege and revisit Yasmine Mustafa’s TEDxPhiladelphia talk people

Aug. 31, 2016 3:02 pm

Check your privilege and revisit Yasmine Mustafa’s TEDxPhiladelphia talk

"I can't help but think about what my life would have been like if we had never come here," said the ROAR for Good cofounder in the talk. "I was given a chance to transform my birth lottery ticket, and I did."
There’s ‘no time’ for the long road to justice in Omar Woodard’s neighborhood people

Aug. 31, 2016 12:24 pm

There’s ‘no time’ for the long road to justice in Omar Woodard’s neighborhood

The GreenLight Fund Philadelpha ED opens up about what's weighing heavy on his conscious.
Betcha don’t know these Philly rappers for their social impact people

Aug. 30, 2016 12:58 pm

Betcha don’t know these Philly rappers for their social impact

Philly artists Black Thought, Meek Mill and Freeway have three different approaches to hometown philanthropy.
Why City Hall’s startup ace Archna Sahay needs you to start talking about diversity people

Aug. 29, 2016 12:28 pm

Why City Hall’s startup ace Archna Sahay needs you to start talking about diversity

Sahay is a woman of color charged leading the city's innovation economy. She joined Technical.ly's public Slack for a conversation about diversity and inclusion.
Pay attention to these lessons on community engagement from three local leaders of color people

Aug. 28, 2016 1:54 pm

Pay attention to these lessons on community engagement from three local leaders of color

Policymakers need to listen, be aware and not assume they know what's best.
Why it’s important you know that Soneyet Muhammad is a boss people

Aug. 26, 2016 12:58 pm

Why it’s important you know that Soneyet Muhammad is a boss

The Clarifi exec's job is to help low-income families manage their money better. But it's also her job to make sure they know that she, a women of color, is in a position of power.
Inside Nikki López’s life on the ‘borderlands’ of identity people

Aug. 25, 2016 11:33 am

Inside Nikki López’s life on the ‘borderlands’ of identity

The DJ, poet and organizer will lead GALAEI, a multiservice nonprofit serving the city's queer Latinx community, as its executive director starting in September.
We’re interviewing City Hall’s startup pro on Slack tomorrow. Here’s how to join people

Aug. 24, 2016 11:27 am

We’re interviewing City Hall’s startup pro on Slack tomorrow. Here’s how to join

We're taking over Technical.ly's public Slack to interview Archna Sahay, Philly's director of entrepreneurial investment. Bring your questions.
Here’s how a social calendar turned into a mission to engage, empower and connect people

Aug. 23, 2016 12:47 pm

Here’s how a social calendar turned into a mission to engage, empower and connect

Through his work convening cross-sector leaders of color, the Urban Philly Professionals Network founder is actively ensuring that “diversity” and “inclusion” become more than just buzzwords.

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