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Race and exclusion in Philadelphia: Snapshots from the last 100 years – Part II purpose

Apr. 10, 2019 11:00 am

Race and exclusion in Philadelphia: Snapshots from the last 100 years – Part II

Guest columnists Eric Hartman and Stephanie Keene trace the 100-year history of exclusion and racism in Philadelphia, which they say explains today's poverty and life expectancy gaps. Part II of a two-part story.
Race and exclusion in Philadelphia: Snapshots from the past 100 years purpose

Mar. 27, 2019 8:38 am

Race and exclusion in Philadelphia: Snapshots from the past 100 years

Guest columnists Eric Hartman and Stephanie Keene trace the 100-year history of exclusion and racism in Philadelphia, which they say explains today's poverty and life expectancy gaps. Part I of a two-part story.
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Mar. 1, 2019 10:57 am

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Drexel University says it will tend to the shuttered Philadelphia History Museum's collection of artifacts. That's a good thing, isn't it?
This overdose prevention newsletter from 1999 is still relevant purpose

Jan. 25, 2017 10:00 am

This overdose prevention newsletter from 1999 is still relevant

Though the details of the Fall 1999 issue of Harm Reduction Coalition's newsletter may be out of date, the issues raised inside are as current as ever.
The Mayor’s Fund wants a maker to build an ‘innovative’ piece of furniture for City Hall Courtyard purpose

Jan. 4, 2017 7:55 am

The Mayor’s Fund wants a maker to build an ‘innovative’ piece of furniture for City Hall Courtyard

Harken back to the days of yore, when City Hall used to be a clean water pump.
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.
For Germantown, integration and inclusion are ‘something to strive for’ method

Apr. 26, 2016 12:49 pm

For Germantown, integration and inclusion are ‘something to strive for’

It's not something that just happens. Neighbors gathered recently to discuss the challenged past and hopeful future for socioeconomic diversity in Germantown.
Quakers pioneered social enterprise. They were also the first to fail purpose

Jan. 6, 2016 12:44 pm

Quakers pioneered social enterprise. They were also the first to fail

When a local sect of early American Quakers underwent a social reformation, their businesses followed suit. Then, many went bankrupt.
With Its Pilot Phase Over, the Philadelphia Public History Truck Reaches North Philly purpose

Sep. 18, 2014 12:51 pm

With Its Pilot Phase Over, the Philadelphia Public History Truck Reaches North Philly

Photo via Philadelphia Public History Truck Facebook With a planning grant from the Barra Foundation, the Philadelphia Public History Truck, a former water ice truck that is now a community-building vehicle, will expand its reach to North Philadelphia. “Basically, the grant is exploratory to see if the truck would actually work as a curriculum model […]

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