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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.
Maternity care crisis (averted?) purpose

Apr. 22, 2019 5:37 pm

Maternity care crisis (averted?)

In the past two decades, 13 of the city's 19 maternity wards have closed. Philadelphia's maternal mortality rate is high, especially for women of color. Cause and effect? Not so fast, says Malcolm Burnley, who takes a deep look at the factors contributing to poor maternal health outcomes in the city.
The radical act of thinking globally — at home purpose

Mar. 7, 2019 11:36 am

The radical act of thinking globally — at home

"We in the suburbs, whether in Villanova or Haverford, are quite close to the city — and also deeply separated. A planetary health lens requires us to understand our interdependence, and to do community-building and world-building."

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