Lian Parsons, Author at Generocity Philly

Lian Parsons

Lian Parsons

Lian Parsons is a senior in Temple University's journalism program, the former assistant news editor for The Temple News and a former Technical.ly Philly intern. The Boston native is a cat, poetry and Beyonce enthusiast.

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In wealthy Chester County, a respite for struggling older women feature

Oct. 24, 2017 11:04 am

In wealthy Chester County, a respite for struggling older women

Social services nonprofit Home of the Sparrow's pre-senior housing program connects low-income women with a place to stay and resources to get them back on their feet.
Education Law Center wants to make schools safer for LGBTQ students feature

Sep. 28, 2017 1:17 pm

Education Law Center wants to make schools safer for LGBTQ students

Nationally, 74 percent face bullying related to their sexuality or gender at school. Here's why the nonprofit is tackling the issue locally with the help of its new Stoneleigh Fellow.
Child’s World America wants to be a ‘catalyst’ in uniting child advocacy orgs feature

Aug. 22, 2017 8:50 am

Child’s World America wants to be a ‘catalyst’ in uniting child advocacy orgs

Former Philabundance ED Bill Clark and Rutgers anthropologist Cindy Dell Clark say there's no one entity calling for systematic change in child welfare in the United States. That's where their nonprofit comes in.
This Pew-funded residency will give exposure to Philly’s African American artists feature

Jul. 24, 2017 9:42 am

This Pew-funded residency will give exposure to Philly’s African American artists

The African American Museum in Philadelphia's Residency for Art and Change seeks to advance the work of emerging local Black artists.
At Philadelphia Student Union, teens’ voices come first feature

Jul. 10, 2017 8:58 am

At Philadelphia Student Union, teens’ voices come first

Executive Director Hiram Rivera discusses training the next generation of activist leaders and how political organizing has changed since the election.
How Witnesses to Hunger uses first-person stories to affect policy feature

Dec. 21, 2016 11:51 am

How Witnesses to Hunger uses first-person stories to affect policy

The Center for Hunger-Free Communities program invites people experiencing hunger and poverty to be their own advocates.
Collective giving is having a moment in Philly feature

Nov. 15, 2016 12:57 pm

Collective giving is having a moment in Philly

The new 100 Guys Who Care joins the ranks of Philadelphia Public School Giving Circle, 100 Women Philadelphia and several other homegrown giving circles.

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