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Time is key: Applying a Black Quantum Futurist lens to understanding solutions to housing inequality purpose

Jun. 9, 2021 12:59 pm

Time is key: Applying a Black Quantum Futurist lens to understanding solutions to housing inequality

It is only when people feel they have a stake in a future that is non deterministic, not associated with economic gain, and rooted in community, can possibilities for hope, creative control, and meaningful access spring forward.
Why Rasheedah Phillips wants Temple University to collaborate on Community Futures Lab purpose

Sep. 14, 2016 8:39 am

Why Rasheedah Phillips wants Temple University to collaborate on Community Futures Lab

The sci-fi author and housing attorney wants to see support from her alma mater as her art collective attempts to heal and preserve an adjacent community.
Here’s your primer on Afrofuturism people

Aug. 18, 2016 3:08 pm

Here’s your primer on Afrofuturism

Rasheedah Phillips, a Community Legal Services managing attorney and the founder of The AfroFuturist Affair, explains why it should matter to the social impact community in her Around the Corner interview.
Who are VISTAs, And What Are They Up To In Philly? purpose

Apr. 9, 2015 10:45 am

Who are VISTAs, And What Are They Up To In Philly?

This year is the 50th anniversary of AmeriCorps VISTA, the national service program to end poverty. To mark the occasion, on April 24, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), which operates VISTA, will host a solutions spotlight in Philadelphia to celebrate the program and vet new ideas to reduce poverty. In collaboration with the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal, […]