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Restoring this $200K to the budget for FY21 could literally save lives, say nonprofit leaders purpose

May 15, 2020 9:33 am

Restoring this $200K to the budget for FY21 could literally save lives, say nonprofit leaders

The City's funding for PAIFUP — Philadelphia's successful public defender program for immigrants facing deportation — has quietly been zeroed out of the mayor's revised proposed budget.
South Philly Barbacoa’s chef will appear on a segment of ‘What’s Eating America’ this Sunday people

Feb. 15, 2020 5:03 pm

South Philly Barbacoa’s chef will appear on a segment of ‘What’s Eating America’ this Sunday

Cristina Martínez, co-owner of the renowned Mexican restaurant, speaks with Andrew Zimmern about her lamb barbacoa and her activism on February 16 at 9 p.m. on MSNBC.
Platos fuertes: Reflections on my visit to the desert borderlands purpose

Dec. 25, 2019 11:00 am

Platos fuertes: Reflections on my visit to the desert borderlands

Roughly 10 weeks have passed since guest columnist Brian Villa left the southern border, but the impact of what he witnessed remains. At the holiday table, he and his family will set an empty place as a reminder and call to action.
‘Expanding Sanctuary’ is a success story. And a record of how immigrants changed policy in Philadelphia purpose

Jul. 29, 2019 12:00 pm

‘Expanding Sanctuary’ is a success story. And a record of how immigrants changed policy in Philadelphia

Filmmaker Kristal Sotomayor: "I think that this offers a different perspective on immigration ... Immigrants are not helpless. They are incredibly strong people.”
Building for the long fight:  Two of New Sanctuary Movement’s promotoras people

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.
Carmen Guerrero: From survivor of kidnapping to Philadelphia immigrant leader people

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."
How responsive has philanthropy been to funding pro-immigrant organizations? purpose

Jun. 14, 2019 2:53 pm

How responsive has philanthropy been to funding pro-immigrant organizations?

In 2016, NPQ's Steve Dubb reports, total support for immigrant rights groups from the nation’s 1,000 largest foundations was a paltry $124 million, less than 1% of spending by those foundations.
Immigrants in Philadelphia, we get the job done purpose

Jun. 6, 2019 11:16 am

Immigrants in Philadelphia, we get the job done

During June, Generocity writers and guest columnists will highlight immigrant leaders. Their impact on Philadelphia is immeasurable — and cause for celebration.
Philly photographer Ada Trillo presents photos of migrant experience at UArts purpose

Apr. 8, 2019 7:18 am

Philly photographer Ada Trillo presents photos of migrant experience at UArts

A panel of immigrants and immigrant rights advocates opened the exhibition, which will run through April 25.
Asian immigrants are suffering from wage theft purpose

Oct. 31, 2016 11:04 am

Asian immigrants are suffering from wage theft

Here's how Community Legal Services is stepping up to help.

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