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Hunger is a real crisis for the senior population in Philadelphia purpose

Dec. 12, 2019 12:44 pm

Hunger is a real crisis for the senior population in Philadelphia

Guest columnist Robert Nowell writes about the nonprofit that helps him eat healthier.
Celebrating our nation’s heroes and hidden heroes this November purpose

Nov. 15, 2019 2:58 pm

Celebrating our nation’s heroes and hidden heroes this November

While three out of five veterans use the VA Healthcare system for their healthcare, assistance with their everyday needs fall squarely on the shoulders of a caregiver, says guest columnist Yocasta Lora.
They’re 49% of Kensington-Harrowgate, but their voices are mostly missing from the Safehouse debate purpose

Oct. 15, 2019 9:04 am

They’re 49% of Kensington-Harrowgate, but their voices are mostly missing from the Safehouse debate

Where are the Latinx voices? Nonprofits, civic organizations, readers, news media — we can all benefit from examining whether our version of the proposed supervised injection site story is incomplete.
Opinion: A safe injection site will not be good for Kensington. Things will get worse purpose

Oct. 10, 2019 3:23 pm

Opinion: A safe injection site will not be good for Kensington. Things will get worse

We’ve received several guest column submissions that address the issue of the proposed supervised injection site in Philadelphia — each written from radically different perspectives. This is the third of those guest columns.
Opinion: Most of the people who want Safehouse in Kensington do not live there purpose

Oct. 8, 2019 12:00 pm

Opinion: Most of the people who want Safehouse in Kensington do not live there

We’ve received several guest column submissions that address the issue of the proposed supervised injection site in Philadelphia — each written from radically different perspectives. This is the second of those guest columns.
Opinion: If Safehouse is allowed to open, our clients will only benefit purpose

Oct. 7, 2019 12:33 pm

Opinion: If Safehouse is allowed to open, our clients will only benefit

We’ve received several guest column submissions that address the issue of the proposed supervised injection site in Philadelphia — each written from radically different perspectives. This is the first of those guest columns.
Report: Arts organizations can be essential part of the solutions to problems of aging purpose

Jun. 20, 2019 1:11 pm

Report: Arts organizations can be essential part of the solutions to problems of aging

"Agenda: Aging" is the fourth in a series of advocacy reports from the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance looking at the positive impact of arts and culture on important civic issues.
The importance of engaging in self-care when faced with trauma method

May 8, 2019 10:32 am

The importance of engaging in self-care when faced with trauma

Kensington Voice takes a deep look at vicarious trauma and secondary traumatic stress, and outlines techniques for self-care as well as trauma-informed practices at Impact Services and Prevention Point Philadelphia.
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.
These 3 organizations teach kids to be thoughtful media creators purpose

Apr. 24, 2019 7:02 am

These 3 organizations teach kids to be thoughtful media creators

In addition to empowering the young to find their own voices, Healthy NewsWorks, Big Picture Alliance, and Hopeworks teach valuable life skills.

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