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Who does it: These are the stories on the people that are doing this work and some of their ideas.

Prevention Point is a huge part of this Kensington couple’s love story people

Mar. 19, 2019 9:21 am

Prevention Point is a huge part of this Kensington couple’s love story

Wilfredo Laboy and Cristina Pintor will be married at the the harm reduction nonprofit on June 1, and they say the celebration isn’t so much for them as it is for the people they’ve met while living and working in Kensington.
Amid the buzz of his shears, Joshua Santiago dreams of a better Kensington people

Mar. 6, 2019 9:30 am

Amid the buzz of his shears, Joshua Santiago dreams of a better Kensington

He sees a lot while he's cutting hair: People sheltering in abandoned buildings, huddling up for warmth, struggling with drug addiction. And he thinks about how the neighborhood's empty buildings could be filled with help.
This Philly art collective is helping teens deal with mental health issues people

Mar. 5, 2019 11:38 am

This Philly art collective is helping teens deal with mental health issues

The Creative Resilience Collective gets teens to create individual and collaborative projects that explore their lived experiences and build on leadership skills.
Want the nitty-gritty on Gritty? His team dishes the dirt at Introduced people

Mar. 4, 2019 12:23 pm

Want the nitty-gritty on Gritty? His team dishes the dirt at Introduced

The marketing team behind the Philadelphia Flyers' mascot will share how they handled his viral success at Philly Tech Week's one-day conference.
Power Moves: Omar Woodard had a heck of a February people

Mar. 4, 2019 10:30 am

Power Moves: Omar Woodard had a heck of a February

Plus, Mural Arts' new COO comes from Fleisher Art Memorial, Knight Lenfest Fund gets a managing director and more leadership changes in Philly social impact.
At this Senegalese museum, the walls belong to West Philly people

Feb. 25, 2019 12:50 pm

At this Senegalese museum, the walls belong to West Philly

A collection of neighborhood-oriented videos made by Philadelphians is projecting on the walls of the new Museum of Black Civilization in Dakar.
‘In Kensington, the need for social activism is huge’ people

Feb. 25, 2019 10:00 am

‘In Kensington, the need for social activism is huge’

Community member Rakee Starwind writes that the neighborhood benefits when residents support each other.
The importance of Black male educators and role models people

Feb. 21, 2019 12:50 pm

The importance of Black male educators and role models

"When I was entering my teenage years, I was fortunate to have Black male mentors who pushed me to pursue my best self," writes City Year AmeriCorps member Michael Harding.
Power Moves: Meet Generocity’s new editor, Sabrina Vourvoulias people

Feb. 18, 2019 1:24 pm

Power Moves: Meet Generocity’s new editor, Sabrina Vourvoulias

Plus, new heads at Wells Fargo Regional Foundation and CDC, Tree House Books, UC Green, Share Food Program, Welcome America and a bunch of other Philly social impact organizations.
This couple met at Woke Bae speed dating. The event for activists returns this weekend people

Feb. 14, 2019 12:45 pm

This couple met at Woke Bae speed dating. The event for activists returns this weekend

The fundraiser benefitting the Philadelphia Community Bail Fund is back for year two, but there's no pressure to find a significant other — friend and ally connections are encouraged, too.

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