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On gentrification, education and teamwork: Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary purpose

Mar. 6, 2018 7:00 am

On gentrification, education and teamwork: Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary

Columnist Akeem Dixon interviews NICE President Jennifer Devor on how the volunteer org connects parents to resources while tackling the challenges that arise when we talk about race, change, outdated policies and class.
POPPYN’s latest episode takes on gentrification in North, South and West Philly purpose

Nov. 22, 2017 11:02 am

POPPYN’s latest episode takes on gentrification in North, South and West Philly

The youth media program's high school producers interviewed folks from the Bok building, La Finquita and Juntos, plus residents of each profiled neighborhood. 
How Juntos was able to raise $10K in four days for its move to a new space method

Aug. 11, 2017 12:57 pm

How Juntos was able to raise $10K in four days for its move to a new space

The immigrants rights organization is still in South Philly. The quick move was all thanks to financial support that made it clear "Juntos needs to stay around," said ED Erika Almiron.
Philadelphia Assembled asks: What does a ‘just neighborhood’ look like? results

Jun. 5, 2017 12:49 pm

Philadelphia Assembled asks: What does a ‘just neighborhood’ look like?

The "Blueprint for a Just Neighborhood" project tackles gentrification and community engagement in South Kensington.
Commonspace LIVE is tackling gentrification, masculinity and ‘battle scars’ purpose

May 16, 2017 10:03 am

Commonspace LIVE is tackling gentrification, masculinity and ‘battle scars’

The first event series from the collaborative project by First Person Arts and WHYY will take place May 22 to 26.
It’s the ethics behind tech — not tech itself — that will make lasting social change method

May 3, 2017 1:29 pm

It’s the ethics behind tech — not tech itself — that will make lasting social change

Check out some lessons from Camden in this #PTW17 discussion on the potential social impact of technology.
Is there hope for improving North Philadelphia’s gentrification problem? The solutions are varied method

Mar. 24, 2017 12:56 pm

Is there hope for improving North Philadelphia’s gentrification problem? The solutions are varied

“What I see is a lack of respect,” said one panelist at The Advocate Center for Culture and Education's recent What Matters Forum.
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.
Here’s what Nora Lichtash has learned from 30 years of working in affordable housing people

Oct. 12, 2016 11:55 am

Here’s what Nora Lichtash has learned from 30 years of working in affordable housing

The longtime ED helped found Women's Community Revitalization Project in 1986, and she has some advice for women working in community building and collaboration.
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.

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