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9 Moments in Philly Social Impact in May

June 5, 2014 Category: Uncategorized

This spring is flashing by with people and organizations making change in Greater Philadelphia. Our team put together a list of highlights in social impact from this May:

Pre-K for PA raised support for early education with a petition delivery to Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf.
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Pre-K for PA Sends Open Letter to Gubernatorial Candidates

The Fight for Expanded Prekindergarten Gains Force in PA

Image via the Pre-K for PA



Destination Frankford opened its second gallery exhibit, “Rediscover.”

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You can’t rivet alone: With new boat design, afterschool apprentices showcase skills, life lessons at Art Museum

Destination Frankford’s Second Gallery Exhibit, “Rediscover,” Opened

Image via Destination Frankford



The Kensington Community Food Co-op announced its future storefront.

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Kensington Community Food Co-op Announces Location at Intersection of Frankford and Lehigh

From our Partners

Image via the Kensington Community Food Co-op 


Philly Foodworks is bringing more local food into the community.

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Philly Foodworks is Helping to Connect Urban Farms to Local Food Economy

Image via Philly Foodworks website



The Philly Bicycle Coalition organized a Ride of Silence to honor people injured or killed in motor vehicle-related crashes.

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Ride of Silence to Honor Cyclists Killed or Injured in Motor Vehicle Accidents

Image via Philly Bicycle Coalition



greenSTEM decided on winners for their student design challenge to create green solutions for gardens, green roofs, and green stormwater infrastructure.

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greenSTEM Network Wraps Up Projects in Three Schools

greenSTEM Network Connects Students to the Environment via Technology

Image via GreenSTEM Network



Decarcerate PA celebrated their 3 year anniversary.

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Decarcerate PA: Anti-Prison Advocacy Group Three Years In

Image via DecarceratePA



Amber Art and Design exhibited their latest project “Corner Store (Takeout Stories),” a look at cross-cultural interactions among Philly’s pan-ethnic black and Asian Communities.

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Corner Store (Takeout Stories) a Collaboration Between Artists and Asian Art Initiative’s Youth Program

Image via Asian Arts Initiative


15 now for Philly rallies for a $15 minimum wage in Philadelphia.

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Coalition of Workers Calls for $15 Minimum Wage in PA

Image via Joe Piette


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