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These 8 Philly orgs that support Black communities have made public pledges, organized cleanups and called for action purpose

Jun. 3, 2020 2:30 pm

These 8 Philly orgs that support Black communities have made public pledges, organized cleanups and called for action

We look at the efforts of Coded for Kids, North Broad Renaissance, The Enterprise Center, PABJ, West Philadelphia Corridor Collaborative, and more.
Lucy Minchoff is making her mark as a leader — even before graduating from high school people

Mar. 23, 2020 9:13 am

Lucy Minchoff is making her mark as a leader — even before graduating from high school

"GirlGov has taught me how much of an impact I can have, even at age 16," says the Downingtown STEM Academy student, who wants to start a nonprofit focused on the environment and tech.
On Thanksgiving and sanctuary: A reflection purpose

Nov. 27, 2019 9:25 am

On Thanksgiving and sanctuary: A reflection

Our U.S. Thanksgiving origin story makes Carmela Apolonio Hernández's action at 10 a.m. today especially poignant.
Member spotlight: Meet Janet White people

Sep. 12, 2019 11:28 am

Member spotlight: Meet Janet White

She loves Philadelphia's idealism and fighting spirit and, through her advocacy organization, urges the city to become a leader in the "responsible tourism" movement.
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.
The newly formed Black-Jewish Alliance is speaking out against hate purpose

Nov. 6, 2018 9:43 am

The newly formed Black-Jewish Alliance is speaking out against hate

The leaders of the Anti-Defamation League offshoot intend to fight anti-Semitism and racism by standing together publicly and denouncing recent hate crimes.
As easy as riding a bike: Why safer streets for cyclists mean safer streets for all purpose

Sep. 4, 2018 7:12 am

As easy as riding a bike: Why safer streets for cyclists mean safer streets for all

Columnist Akeem Dixon chats with the Bicycle Coalition Greater Philadelphia's Randy LoBasso about the nonprofit's latest advocacy efforts and how the nonprofit has worked to engage communities.
Stoneleigh Fellow Kee Tobar’s work in LGBTQ youth homelessness is personal people

May 23, 2018 12:47 pm

Stoneleigh Fellow Kee Tobar’s work in LGBTQ youth homelessness is personal

"I do this work simply to see mirrors of myself, in the queer and poor youth that I serve, not only survive but also thrive," said the attorney, who's spending the 2017-2019 fellowship cycle at Community Legal Services' Youth Justice Project.
Child’s World America wants to be a ‘catalyst’ in uniting child advocacy orgs purpose

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.
Why Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is advocating for protected bike lanes people

May 30, 2017 11:18 am

Why Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is advocating for protected bike lanes

It's about creating a "cultural barrier" as well as increasing safety, as Communications Manager Randy LoBasso explains in his "Around the Corner" interview.

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