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In Southwest Philadelphia, help comes with a haircut purpose

Aug. 30, 2021 10:04 am

In Southwest Philadelphia, help comes with a haircut

Every Monday Neighbors United Against Drugs opens the doors to any man above the age of 18 with an invitation to eat, talk, seek help and get a haircut. 
On June 17, First Person Arts and EMOC launch a virtual event they hope will shatter misperceptions of men of color purpose

Jun. 15, 2021 8:30 am

On June 17, First Person Arts and EMOC launch a virtual event they hope will shatter misperceptions of men of color

Just in time for Fathers Day, the two community-driven orgs present a film that explores honest relationships between fathers and sons of color.
‘We Breathe, We Live: Brotherly Love Protest Stories’ part of ongoing dialogue about race and policing in U.S. purpose

May 24, 2021 9:51 am

‘We Breathe, We Live: Brotherly Love Protest Stories’ part of ongoing dialogue about race and policing in U.S.

Glenn Holsten's film for Philly's EMOC brings together seven men of various backgrounds, ages and experiences to share their thoughts one year after the killing of George Floyd. Watch it tonight (May 24) at 9 p.m. on WHYY-TV.
In a changing city, Germantown still has men who care purpose

Apr. 7, 2021 8:25 am

In a changing city, Germantown still has men who care

Men Who Care began life as a neighborhood cleanup initiative in 2011. Now the group facilitates anti-violence programs, runs virtual learning pods for students during COVID, and holds a weekly food pantry, among many other initiatives.
POWER Interfaith hopes to bring 100,000 voters to the polls — including young Black men disaffected by the system purpose

Oct. 30, 2020 9:01 am

POWER Interfaith hopes to bring 100,000 voters to the polls — including young Black men disaffected by the system

Bishop Dwayne Royster and other members of the organization talk about voter engagement and suppression, ballot initiatives 1 and 3, and their efforts to make sure people vote this Tuesday — and beyond.
School named in honor of famous rapper is ‘cleaning up’ the streets of Wilmington with tech purpose

Oct. 7, 2020 9:03 am

School named in honor of famous rapper is ‘cleaning up’ the streets of Wilmington with tech

Guest columnist Tyrone Taylor talks about Reginald Noble Tech's plans to expand its form of Black male engagement and skills-building beyond Delaware.
‘It’s overwhelming to articulate my feelings about being a Black man in this country’ purpose

Jun. 4, 2020 7:47 am

‘It’s overwhelming to articulate my feelings about being a Black man in this country’

Journalist and Generocity freelancer Peak Johnson reflects on his conflicting feelings about what he is observing and experiencing in Philadelphia at this pivotal point in history.
Ronald Crawford believes Meek Mill, Jay Z and Nas have something healing to say to Philly’s returning citizens people

Feb. 14, 2020 1:11 pm

Ronald Crawford believes Meek Mill, Jay Z and Nas have something healing to say to Philly’s returning citizens

That belief is the backbone of HipHopPsychoEd, the free therapeutic town halls that Crawford hosts.
Brother to brother: An open letter to the next generation of Black male leaders purpose

Feb. 4, 2020 8:07 am

Brother to brother: An open letter to the next generation of Black male leaders

"To the young brothers rising in the ranks: we see you. We need you. The leadership positions held by me and others need successors," says guest columnist Darryl Bundrige of City Year Philadelphia.
BMe founder Trabian Shorters: The philanthropic sector is thinking about equity all wrong people

Oct. 25, 2018 1:15 pm

BMe founder Trabian Shorters: The philanthropic sector is thinking about equity all wrong

Learn to cut the stigmatizing labels: The DEI expert and social entrepreneur is speaking at Philanthropy Network of Greater Philadelphia's fall conference on Nov. 2.

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