Jan. 29, 2021 8:00 am
Radical Remedies: Finding resilience, resistance and joy in community-based narratives
In Philadelphia, Scribe Video Center mirrors Detroit Narrative Agency's rapid-response initiative that was born of the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and anti-Black violence last summer.
Sep. 1, 2020 8:49 am
Shortened census count will hurt communities of color, but there is still time to be counted
According to guest columnist Aggie Yellow Horse, the Black community is at greatest risk of a census undercount. Our Generocity infographic shows that Philadelphia, Wilmington, Camden, Norristown and Chester all lag in census completion.
Apr. 6, 2020 10:37 am
Resource list: Neighbors helping neighbors in the time of COVID-19
The number of mutual aid groups that have sprouted up in Philadelphia since COVID-19 just goes to show that the city's heart is in its neighborhoods and communities.
Feb. 27, 2019 3:32 pm
Want to really impact a community? Invest in a CDFI
They finance small businesses, affordable housing for vulnerable populations, and community facilities that provide health care services in underserved communities.
Jul. 26, 2016 12:27 pm
Follow Media Mobilizing’s Bryan Mercer on this ‘social justice tour’ of Philly
This is the real Philadelphia — not the Philadelphia DNC visitors might be seeing.
Jun. 2, 2016 12:29 pm
Fairmount CDC just released a report on its neighborhoods’ health
The community development corporation has been working for the past six months to determine which businesses might do best on its main commercial stretches.
Mar. 11, 2016 12:51 pm
Why Lenfest protege Keith Leaphart fights for at-risk youth
The entrepreneur and philanthropist was one. He's dedicated his career to making money and opportunity, and he won't stop until the world knows he was Gerry Lenfest's greatest investment.