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Time is key: Applying a Black Quantum Futurist lens to understanding solutions to housing inequality purpose

Jun. 9, 2021 12:59 pm

Time is key: Applying a Black Quantum Futurist lens to understanding solutions to housing inequality

It is only when people feel they have a stake in a future that is non deterministic, not associated with economic gain, and rooted in community, can possibilities for hope, creative control, and meaningful access spring forward.
Community advocates make the case for equitable housing in the spirit of Dr. King purpose

Jan. 19, 2021 12:00 pm

Community advocates make the case for equitable housing in the spirit of Dr. King

In observation of MLK Day of Service, Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia hosted a virtual conversation between Corinne O'Connell and James Crowder on the ongoing fair housing crisis —part of the org’s series, "Race, Housing, and Health in Philadelphia."
Respecting human rights in emergency shelter purpose

Dec. 11, 2019 3:03 pm

Respecting human rights in emergency shelter

Those who work in human services care about human rights, says guest columnist Andrew Huff. As such, he goes goes on to say, they should know whether or not their work upholds international human rights agreements.
The future of work — a game of musical chairs purpose

Sep. 13, 2019 11:00 am

The future of work — a game of musical chairs

In her guest column, Andrea Custis of the Urban League assesses who is most at risk for job displacement, and the strategies that best position workers to navigate the changes.
Al-Bustan’s (Dis)Placed project is navigating a crucial moment in history method

Feb. 10, 2017 12:57 pm

Al-Bustan’s (Dis)Placed project is navigating a crucial moment in history

The Pew-funded project will use art to tie together narratives of displacement in the Middle East and Philadelphia, but the travel ban has proven to be a bump in the road for one of its artist residents.
Why ethical redevelopment is just an idea — for now method

Oct. 7, 2016 12:41 pm

Why ethical redevelopment is just an idea — for now

The real challenge is figuring out how it can actually work in historically marginalized urban communities.
Check your privilege and revisit Yasmine Mustafa’s TEDxPhiladelphia talk people

Aug. 31, 2016 3:02 pm

Check your privilege and revisit Yasmine Mustafa’s TEDxPhiladelphia talk

"I can't help but think about what my life would have been like if we had never come here," said the ROAR for Good cofounder in the talk. "I was given a chance to transform my birth lottery ticket, and I did."
Why the Philadelphia Public History Truck’s latest exhibit examines displacement in Chinatown purpose

Jun. 21, 2016 12:27 pm

Why the Philadelphia Public History Truck’s latest exhibit examines displacement in Chinatown

The third iteration of artist Erin Bernard's hyperlocal archival project focuses not only on the Chinese American experience, but on that of the “displaced and unhoused” generally.
Equitable Development: Philly CDCs Call for Strong Commitments From the Next Mayor. purpose

Feb. 19, 2015 2:09 pm

Equitable Development: Philly CDCs Call for Strong Commitments From the Next Mayor.

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