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Philly community orgs collected 8,000 illegal signs in June. Next stop: Trash Academy results

Jul. 18, 2018 7:45 am

Philly community orgs collected 8,000 illegal signs in June. Next stop: Trash Academy

Mural Arts is partnering with the city's Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet to repurpose the signs — many of which can't be recycled — into something useful for the communities where they were posted.
The Village of Arts and Humanities turned recorded interviews into a civic engagement tool results

Jul. 17, 2018 1:51 pm

The Village of Arts and Humanities turned recorded interviews into a civic engagement tool

"Home Court: The Hartranft Basketball Revival," an art exhibit celebrating the renovation of a North Philadelphia neighborhood's courts, includes interviews with community members about their collective past, present and future.
This traveling carnival/arts fest/eco-village is coming to Philly in July purpose

Jun. 29, 2018 11:45 am

This traveling carnival/arts fest/eco-village is coming to Philly in July

Carnival de Resistance "simultaneously resists patterns of oppression while attempting to incarnate the more just and beautiful world we believe is possible," says its founder.
Meet Pew’s 2018 arts and culture grantees with a social impact slant funding

Jun. 21, 2018 12:21 pm

Meet Pew’s 2018 arts and culture grantees with a social impact slant

Temple Contemporary's multi-year performance project, for instance, will "bring together 1,000 Philadelphians in 500 private homes to ask each other the question, 'Are we listening?'"
Caldera Magazine wants to be a local antidote to ‘white-washed’ art spaces purpose

Jun. 19, 2018 7:18 am

Caldera Magazine wants to be a local antidote to ‘white-washed’ art spaces

Curator and editor Zoe Rayn "founded Caldera out of frustration" with limited visibility for people of color and LGBTQ folks in the arts industry.
11 Days of Love Stories is for storytellers seeking connection purpose

Jun. 13, 2018 8:28 am

11 Days of Love Stories is for storytellers seeking connection

The event series features workshops, screenings and panels around the city through Thursday, June 21.
Kensington Storefront workers facing the opioid crisis head-on: ‘We need more help’ from the city results

Jun. 6, 2018 11:20 am

Kensington Storefront workers facing the opioid crisis head-on: ‘We need more help’ from the city

An estimated 80 to 130 people visit the public art-making space per day, but certified recovery specialists are scarce. Reps from Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services and Mural Arts say help is on the way.
Motivos mag’s Jenée Chizick-Agüero on making space for Latinx youth people

May 24, 2018 7:35 am

Motivos mag’s Jenée Chizick-Agüero on making space for Latinx youth

We spoke to the founder about why she started the magazine, what it means for underrepresented youth to be “seen” and how to navigate the challenges of Spanish-to-English translation.
Storytelling is the new support group for social impact pros method

May 21, 2018 12:44 pm

Storytelling is the new support group for social impact pros

We've counted at least five mission-themed story slams in Philly in the past month. Why? "Seeing someone that goes through the same things you do is very powerful."
Share your immigrant story with PhillyCAM in virtual reality purpose

May 11, 2018 8:03 am

Share your immigrant story with PhillyCAM in virtual reality

The public access station is inviting both newcomers to America and descendants of immigrants to participate in "Immigration in Full Frame," a national documentary project.

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