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‘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.
Check your privilege and revisit Yasmine Mustafa’s TEDxPhiladelphia talk people

Aug. 31, 2016 3:02 pm

Check your privilege and revisit Yasmine Mustafa’s TEDxPhiladelphia talk

"I can't help but think about what my life would have been like if we had never come here," said the ROAR for Good cofounder in the talk. "I was given a chance to transform my birth lottery ticket, and I did."
Bread & Roses Community Fund Provides Pivotal Support For Grassroots Organizing funding

Oct. 3, 2014 12:41 pm

Bread & Roses Community Fund Provides Pivotal Support For Grassroots Organizing

Earlier this week, the Bread & Roses Community Fund, a partnership of donors and activists working for social change across the region, announced its 2014 grantees. Twenty-nine organizations, a few of them in the beginning stages, received grants to support grassroots racial, economic, criminal and social justice-oriented work. The average award was $3,000. Ricardo, 45, […]

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