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Latinx and reeling from the shooting in El Paso? These Philly orgs have your back purpose

Aug. 7, 2019 9:09 am

Latinx and reeling from the shooting in El Paso? These Philly orgs have your back

"We wanted to create a space where community could be with each other and process the tragedies that occurred," says Miguel Andrade of Juntos.
Roz Pichardo has reversed more than 100 overdoses. This is the emotional cost people

May 9, 2019 11:30 am

Roz Pichardo has reversed more than 100 overdoses. This is the emotional cost

The lifelong Kensington resident tells us in her own words.
The life-threatening stress of being Black and male in Philadelphia purpose

May 6, 2019 5:17 pm

The life-threatening stress of being Black and male in Philadelphia

"People underestimate the amount of stress that men of color are going through," says Edwin Desamour, the dean at John B. Stetson Charter. And, he adds, even those going through it underestimate its impact.
Generocity asks: How does media literacy impact your work? people

Apr. 26, 2019 12:50 pm

Generocity asks: How does media literacy impact your work?

Four mission-driven professionals working in the nonprofit sector give us their answers.
GlaxoSmithKline just awarded 10 Philly nonprofits $40K each funding

Nov. 21, 2016 10:48 am

GlaxoSmithKline just awarded 10 Philly nonprofits $40K each

Youth sports, safety, housing and community health were the areas of interest this year for the healthcare company.
MSNBC takes a long look at the cycle of poverty in Philadelphia purpose

Nov. 8, 2016 7:25 am

MSNBC takes a long look at the cycle of poverty in Philadelphia

The network's Geography of Poverty series reports on how the criminal justice system has kept many Philadelphians trapped in the cycle of poverty.
Hack against gun violence or for womens’ health this weekend purpose

Apr. 15, 2016 12:53 pm

Hack against gun violence or for womens’ health this weekend

Two cities, two hackathons, one weekend. Here's what you need to know.
Stories of Gun Violence-Where is the Love, Philadelphia? method

Mar. 30, 2015 11:45 am

Stories of Gun Violence-Where is the Love, Philadelphia?

Penn student Dan Kurland and his team of contributors have been hitting the streets of North Philadelphia in search of stories told by gun violence victims and their loved ones.
Be the Change Advocates to Expand Successful Gun Violence Strategy method

Oct. 23, 2014 11:25 am

Be the Change Advocates to Expand Successful Gun Violence Strategy

From Left to Right: Dave Forde, Movita Johnson, Hassan Freeman, Joe Kramer,Tom Hickey, Najee Darby and Pat Haughney In January 2008, Movita Johnson moved her family to Landsdowne in hopes of safeguarding her sons from the gun and drug culture running rampant in Philadelphia. In 2011, three years later to the day, Johnson buried her […]
Urban Affairs Coalition’s WorkReady Program Comes to a Close method

Aug. 15, 2014 11:44 am

Urban Affairs Coalition’s WorkReady Program Comes to a Close

Ashley Marcus, 15, participated in WorkReady this summer.  There was no lounging around this summer for more than 1,000 youth who participated in WorkReady Philadelphia through the Urban Affairs Coalition. Urban Affairs Coalition is one of the largest providers of the WorkReady program, an initiative of the Philadelphia Youth Network, aimed at helping low-income youth, ages […]

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