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Preserving the lessons of the past to build a future of tolerance purpose

Jul. 23, 2021 9:26 am

Preserving the lessons of the past to build a future of tolerance

"One of the most valuable things our organization can teach people is that the lessons we can gain from studying the Holocaust are universal," says Eszter Kutas, executive director of the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation.
Opinion: Historical underinvestment and continuing discrimination is violence against the AAPI community purpose

May 28, 2021 9:36 am

Opinion: Historical underinvestment and continuing discrimination is violence against the AAPI community

When we discuss housing and rent affordability in Philadelphia, when we discuss the need to secure and extend public benefits, when we discuss wage theft — we must include the AAPI community in our campaigns, says guest columnist Kee Tobar.
How to tell if your college is trans-inclusive purpose

May 3, 2021 11:13 am

How to tell if your college is trans-inclusive

Here are a few key concrete things that trans students — as well as educational counselors and colleges themselves — can look at in gauging whether a college is trans affirming.
‘As a nonprofit, our job is to work to create a better, more equitable society’ purpose

Aug. 13, 2020 10:57 am

‘As a nonprofit, our job is to work to create a better, more equitable society’

In light of the anti-Semitic meme recently shared by Rodney Muhammad, president of the Philadelphia Chapter of the NAACP, guest columnist Steven Rosenberg writes about the need to work together in a common pursuit of racial equality and religious tolerance.
Q&A: Pennsylvania ACLU Executive Director Reggie Shuford on the future of LGBTQ Advocacy purpose

Nov. 6, 2014 1:31 pm

Q&A: Pennsylvania ACLU Executive Director Reggie Shuford on the future of LGBTQ Advocacy

Reggie Shuford at press conference announcing ACLU’s marriage equality lawsuit. Photo via ACLU Last May, federal Judge John Jones struck down Pennsylvania’s Defense of Marriage Act. The decision cleared the way for anyone to become legally married regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, and it capped off years of work by the LGBTQ community and its […]