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It’s Warrior Writers’ 10th anniversary. Celebrate by listening to this veteran’s emotional poem people

Feb. 21, 2017 3:46 pm

It’s Warrior Writers’ 10th anniversary. Celebrate by listening to this veteran’s emotional poem

Watch writer and workshop facilitator Toni Topps share her poem, "The Cost of Freedom," on this episode of "Around the Corner."
Meet Amber Hikes, the Office of LGBT Affairs’ new director people

Feb. 21, 2017 8:59 am

Meet Amber Hikes, the Office of LGBT Affairs’ new director

Following a period of turmoil for the mayor's office, Hikes is committed to transparency, accessibility and bringing previously unheard voices to the forefront.
How an openness to learning and opportunity keep this multi-hyphenate do-gooder sane people

Feb. 17, 2017 10:29 am

How an openness to learning and opportunity keep this multi-hyphenate do-gooder sane

In the first edition of Make It Work, a series that takes a peek into the lives of folks with unconventional social impact careers, Pop-Up Play cofounder Rebecca Fabiano explains how she manages it all.
These Philly educators are calling for a more action-focused teaching of Black history purpose

Feb. 10, 2017 7:34 am

These Philly educators are calling for a more action-focused teaching of Black history

Here's why Yaasiyn Muhammad, Ismael Jimenez and Stacy Hill are hosting the inaugural Philadelphia Black History Collaborative Conference this weekend.
Tomorrow: Join the #SistersSay Twitter chat about influential women purpose

Feb. 7, 2017 9:54 am

Tomorrow: Join the #SistersSay Twitter chat about influential women

Philadelphia Theatre Company and Generocity are teaming up for a live discussion in tandem with PTC's show, "Having Our Say."
Why Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship wants ‘more attention paid’ to older students people

Jan. 31, 2017 4:02 pm

Why Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship wants ‘more attention paid’ to older students

Resources are "generally geared toward kids," cofounder Meegan Denenberg told Forbes. IHHE accepts students age 18 to 32.
How Omar Woodard gets it all done in a day people

Jan. 30, 2017 12:50 pm

How Omar Woodard gets it all done in a day

Welcome to Work Hacks, a new column where we ask impact leaders in Philly to share how they work best.
How this Rastafarian-Quaker and Mutulu Shakur protégé is fighting for returning citizens in Philly people

Jan. 26, 2017 12:55 pm

How this Rastafarian-Quaker and Mutulu Shakur protégé is fighting for returning citizens in Philly

The Center for Returning Citizens founder has a different vision for prison reform and reentry in Philadelphia's Black communities.
Philly reentry advocate Bill Cobb is heading to the ACLU people

Jan. 26, 2017 10:16 am

Philly reentry advocate Bill Cobb is heading to the ACLU

The Redeemed founder and Defender Association board member is now a deputy director with the organization's Campaign for Smart Justice.
Vanesse Lloyd-Sgambati wants you to know how many African American children’s books are out there people

Jan. 24, 2017 12:45 pm

Vanesse Lloyd-Sgambati wants you to know how many African American children’s books are out there

And you can see for yourself at her 25th African American Children’s Book Fair on Feb. 4.

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