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It’s go-time for Philly barbershops boosting the Black vote purpose

Oct. 17, 2016 7:23 am

It’s go-time for Philly barbershops boosting the Black vote

Duerward “DJ Woody Wood” Beale's civic engagement project won a $250,000 Knight News Challenge grant last year. With the presidential election a mere three weeks away, the pressure is on.
Here’s how a social calendar turned into a mission to engage, empower and connect people

Aug. 23, 2016 12:47 pm

Here’s how a social calendar turned into a mission to engage, empower and connect

Through his work convening cross-sector leaders of color, the Urban Philly Professionals Network founder is actively ensuring that “diversity” and “inclusion” become more than just buzzwords.
Why is it so hard to get young people to vote? results

Jul. 27, 2016 12:42 pm

Why is it so hard to get young people to vote?

Millennials are always logged on and connected. Yet their mobility makes them harder to reach — especially when it's time to hit the polls.
This coalition is working to increase Black voter turnout in Philly purpose

Jul. 18, 2016 12:45 pm

This coalition is working to increase Black voter turnout in Philly

"If there's anything that could make us voiceless," said NAACP chapter president Minister Rodney Muhammad, it's choosing not to vote.
After a 20 year hiatus, the NAACP Philly Chapter is pushing for millennials people

Jul. 24, 2015 3:29 pm

After a 20 year hiatus, the NAACP Philly Chapter is pushing for millennials

The first event for the Millennials Committee is August 13

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