Oct. 25, 2021 11:52 am
cinéSPEAK and the future of cinema in West Philly
In addition to its adaptive programming and online journal, the community organization is developing a microcinema in the neighborhood.
Aug. 16, 2021 9:41 am
Black ancestors take up metaphysical residence at Hatfield House through image and artifact
Through "Ancestors returning again/this time only to themselves" Black Quantum Futurism creates a site-specific time capsule where quantum physics, Afro-futurism and Afro-diasporic cultural tradition can coexist.
Aug. 4, 2021 8:48 am
BlackStar: Shaping a new visual language and pushing the needle on inclusion and representation
Now in its 10th year, the film festival — which starts Aug. 4 — has earned its place in the timeline of Philly’s Black sociocultural history.
Feb. 16, 2021 1:27 pm
How would a Poverty Tracker work in Philadelphia and what could it accomplish?
While no official announcements regarding plans to conduct a longitudinal study of poverty in Philadelphia have been made yet, beginning to hypothesize or imagine how such a study would work in the city may be a worthwhile exercise.
Oct. 21, 2020 9:26 am
Reimagining housing: A Q & A with Diana Lind
The executive director of the Arts + Business Council talks with contributor Hanae Mason about working on her new book, "Brave New Home," during the COVID lockdown, and how the pandemic might impact housing trends.
Aug. 10, 2020 10:00 am
New Century Trust is renamed the Gender Justice Fund, launches new website
Gender Justice Fund will focus on eradicating all forms of gender-based oppression through trust-based philanthropy, systems change, culture change, and movement building.
Apr. 27, 2020 8:46 am
An all-star panel of local experts discuss COVID-19’s impact on Black community
In the latest installment of 'Don't Let Democracy Die', State Senator Vincent Hughes led a spirited conversation about mobilization, information and knowledge sharing, as well as collective organized action.
Mar. 27, 2020 5:28 pm
COVID-19 prompted changes at Mazzoni include furloughs for 30% of staff, leadership paycuts
Programs addressing food, housing, and medical case management will return to full capacity but physical and behavioral health services will continue to operate remotely.
Feb. 26, 2020 12:30 pm
As DiverseForce on Boards prepares for a sixth cohort, we look back over the program’s impact
For the past three years, the board governance program has expanded its reach to over 200 nonprofit partners.
Nov. 14, 2019 8:00 am
Black artists explore the legacy of slavery and issues of justice through BSR
The 2019 convening of the new performance residency, Black Spatial Relics, will take place in Philadelphia from November 14 to 16.