Akeem Dixon, Author at Generocity Philly

Akeem Dixon

Akeem Dixon

Akeem Dixon is a economic and community development expert in Philadelphia. "The only initiatives we can't move forward in our communities are the ones we have yet to start. Where would ya like to begin?"

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On gentrification, education and teamwork: Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary column

Mar. 6, 2018 7:00 am

On gentrification, education and teamwork: Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary

Columnist Akeem Dixon interviews NICE President Jennifer Devor on how the volunteer org connects parents to resources while tackling the challenges that arise when we talk about race, change, outdated policies and class.
Meet Philly Socialists, the activist group organizing for a more just political system column

Feb. 1, 2018 2:09 pm

Meet Philly Socialists, the activist group organizing for a more just political system

Columnist Akeem Dixon asks the basics: what the group does, who it represents, what it's accomplished and what's next.
Philly’s poverty problem is also a housing security problem column

Dec. 21, 2017 7:21 am

Philly’s poverty problem is also a housing security problem

Columnist Akeem Dixon talks with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia's Kathryn Fernandez about holiday giving and housing in the nation's poorest big city.
Dear Akeem and Keep Philly Beautiful teamed up to answer your litter Qs column

Sep. 22, 2017 11:15 am

Dear Akeem and Keep Philly Beautiful teamed up to answer your litter Qs

Here's their advice for finding community cleaning resources, needle collection and more.
Dear Akeem: Resources for food entrepreneurs, plus special business property loans column

Aug. 11, 2017 10:52 am

Dear Akeem: Resources for food entrepreneurs, plus special business property loans

Akeem Dixon's Cool Things Wit Cool People column kicks off with two questions on community development and entrepreneurship.

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