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‘Elder Voices: Stories for These Times’ draws parallels between WW II and now purpose

May 23, 2019 1:01 pm

‘Elder Voices: Stories for These Times’ draws parallels between WW II and now

The film by Academy Award-winner David Goodman will premiere Wednesday, June 12 at the Friends Center Race Street Meetinghouse at 1501 Cherry Street in Philadelphia at 7 p.m. A panel discussion will follow the screening.
What’s the best way to get young people engaged in leadership? We asked them method

Feb. 26, 2019 10:05 am

What’s the best way to get young people engaged in leadership? We asked them

Three youth advocacy professionals and four young people they work with share tips for spurring advocacy. One common suggestion: Pay them for their time.
‘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.
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.
When activism feels fruitless, remember: All forward motion counts funding

Feb. 6, 2019 8:56 am

When activism feels fruitless, remember: All forward motion counts

If you can’t see how your actions and donations are moving the big needle, think of the little needles that you’re moving every time you show up to do the work, writes How to Give columnist Lansie Sylvia.
Lutheran Settlement House’s new gender justice program for men takes on toxic masculinity purpose

Aug. 21, 2018 11:38 am

Lutheran Settlement House’s new gender justice program for men takes on toxic masculinity

The Masculinity Action Project will teach 10 to 15 male-identified Philadelphians how to help eliminate domestic violence in their own communities.
Sustainability work can be as diverse as Philly’s residents: SustainPHL 2018 people

Aug. 17, 2018 12:34 pm

Sustainability work can be as diverse as Philly’s residents: SustainPHL 2018

The third annual awards show from Green Philly celebrated community development pros, local nonprofits and other people and orgs making Philadelphia greener.
Not sure how to discuss racism/classism/privilege? Start here method

Aug. 9, 2018 12:45 pm

Not sure how to discuss racism/classism/privilege? Start here

Columnist Lansie Sylvia on learning, then talking, about tough topics.
This 84-year-old Philly rabbi’s arrest went viral. Here’s his handbook for protesting ICE method

Jul. 11, 2018 12:55 pm

This 84-year-old Philly rabbi’s arrest went viral. Here’s his handbook for protesting ICE

Longtime activist Rabbi Arthur Waskow on why his group of older activists took to nonviolent civil disobedience against the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant families at the U.S. border.
Womanist Working Collective’s LaTierra Piphus on navigating systems in order to dismantle them method

Jun. 11, 2018 12:47 pm

Womanist Working Collective’s LaTierra Piphus on navigating systems in order to dismantle them

The organization's time banking project allows members to exchange time spent on services provided, rather than money. Call it radical liberation through cooperation.

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