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Darnella Frazier’s video was key to Chauvin conviction. Young people are key to achieving justice purpose

Apr. 21, 2021 7:00 am

Darnella Frazier’s video was key to Chauvin conviction. Young people are key to achieving justice

Columnist Ami Patel Hopkins offers resources for educators and parents to continue to empower students and children to use their voices — as 17-year-old Darnella did — and to hold people accountable.
Black-led BanksGiving and Empify are focused on changing financial futures purpose

Apr. 12, 2021 12:41 pm

Black-led BanksGiving and Empify are focused on changing financial futures

Chris Banks and Ashley Fox talk to Generocity contributor Lisa Bryant about their financial education efforts in Philly. Not only what people need to learn, but what they need to unlearn.
Philly’s Cheryl Ann Wadlington, founder of The Evoluer House, named a L’Oréal Paris Woman of Worth people

Nov. 25, 2020 5:16 pm

Philly’s Cheryl Ann Wadlington, founder of The Evoluer House, named a L’Oréal Paris Woman of Worth

One of 10 honorees in the U.S., if Wadlington earns the top honor, she will be able to expand capacity and offer more opportunities for socially distanced learning for the girls of color her nonprofit serves.
This successful Black-led org couldn’t get a loan that wasn’t predatory. Philanthropy needs to step up purpose

Nov. 17, 2020 10:00 am

This successful Black-led org couldn’t get a loan that wasn’t predatory. Philanthropy needs to step up

"YEAH is working on a shoestring, breaking the cycle of violence in Cobbs Creek. The program is evidence-based, and we should be tripping over ourselves to fund it," says guest columnist Sarah Martinez-Helfman.
These Gen Z media-makers are ready and willing to claim a seat at the table purpose

Oct. 20, 2020 11:47 am

These Gen Z media-makers are ready and willing to claim a seat at the table

Civic engagement, social justice and political activism animate the videos that were recently showcased at 'Youthocracy.'
What does COVID-19 mean for the mental health of Philly’s LGBTQ+ students? purpose

Oct. 12, 2020 11:30 am

What does COVID-19 mean for the mental health of Philly’s LGBTQ+ students?

COVID-19 poses complex concern for LGBTQ+ students who are already at the brink, says guest columnist Cameron McConkey.
TikTok is a unique blend of social media platforms — here’s why kids love it purpose

Sep. 25, 2020 2:06 pm

TikTok is a unique blend of social media platforms — here’s why kids love it

With TikTok, it’s impossible to separate the individual from the meme, says Penn State professor Kevin Munger.
PhillyCAM’s new pre-apprenticeship program aims to be a pipeline for young media pros method

Aug. 5, 2020 10:07 am

PhillyCAM’s new pre-apprenticeship program aims to be a pipeline for young media pros

The Arts2Work program is pairing Black and Latinx Philadelphians with mentors and skills to help them pursue careers in media and the arts.
How Hopeworks is supporting Camden youth during the coronavirus pandemic purpose

Mar. 20, 2020 9:45 am

How Hopeworks is supporting Camden youth during the coronavirus pandemic

The tech education nonprofit gave out nearly 50 laptops so its youth can work from home and continue to support themselves.
This high school student wrote a play about the trauma of school shootings. You can see it tonight purpose

Jan. 17, 2020 2:37 pm

This high school student wrote a play about the trauma of school shootings. You can see it tonight

Angelina DeMontes' play, Candles, premiered last night at the Arden Theatre’s Hamilton Family Arts Center at 62 N. 2nd Street. There are performances tonight and tomorrow (January 17 and 18) at 7 p.m.

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