Jul. 11, 2019 11:49 am
Semra Filikçi’s year of living resolutely
If you did not speak English, could not work in your profession, and knew nobody but your husband (who was busy getting his doctorate), what would you do to feel at home in Philadelphia?
Jul. 1, 2019 4:42 pm
Amid the celebrations of Immigrant Heritage Month, a report, a rally and a lawsuit remind of work to be done
PICC's Prudence Powell: “Today, more than ever, we call on everyone here and across the state to join us in pushing back against the attack on our communities.”
Jul. 1, 2019 8:00 am
Building for the long fight: Two of New Sanctuary Movement’s promotoras
Generocity asked nonprofit leaders whose work centers immigrants to write about immigrant leaders they know. Here, one of the NSM co-directors highlights the work of Gloria and Bertha, two members of the Promotoras program.
Jun. 30, 2019 1:24 pm
Meet Hazami Sayed, immigrant leader and founder of Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture
"Leadership can be at every level and can take many forms ... In all cases, it requires grit — passion and perseverance with a long view," she says.
Jun. 30, 2019 8:34 am
Mariam Ibrahim wants to increase English classes in Northeast Philadelphia
Generocity asked nonprofit leaders whose work centers immigrants to write about immigrant leaders they know. Here, the director of civic engagement at the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians profiles Mariam Ibrahim.
Jun. 29, 2019 12:42 pm
Carmen Guerrero: From survivor of kidnapping to Philadelphia immigrant leader
"Living in uncertainty and as if I was stepping on quicksand, I participated in and organized marches ... Without realizing it, we had organized the community — groups of women, young Dreamer students, day laborers."
Jun. 29, 2019 8:00 am
Escaping Zurnita’s box: An Indonesian immigrant’s journey to find community
Adjusting to life in the United States isn’t easy when home still feels like thousands of miles away.
Jun. 27, 2019 1:00 pm
These three young African immigrants are changing the game for girls in Liberia
Summer Kollie, Princess Aghayere and Oladunni Alomaja, are launching Rebound Liberia, a program that will empower young women in Africa through basketball, personal development and literacy education.
Jun. 27, 2019 8:40 am
Indah Nuritasari: ‘I believe that stories, journalism is very powerful’
The Indonesian writer says she organizes workshops for immigrants and refugees because she knows how hard life can be for them.
Jun. 26, 2019 3:09 pm
AARP associate state director and Dominican native finds home in Philadelphia
Yocasta Lora is one of the founders of Dominicanos in the Delaware Valley, a group of Dominican professionals promoting Dominican culture and leadership.