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When working for justice, the promotora model builds power in communities even during a pandemic purpose

Jul. 1, 2020 1:19 pm

When working for justice, the promotora model builds power in communities even during a pandemic

New Sanctuary Movement’s “Promotores de Justicia” assess needs and tend to the wellbeing of their communities via Zoom since COVID-19.
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.
Cómo refugiarse en sitio: 4 lecciones extraídas de vivir en santuario purpose

Apr. 30, 2020 8:22 am

Cómo refugiarse en sitio: 4 lecciones extraídas de vivir en santuario

Carmela Apolonio Hernández, quien ha vivido dentro de una iglesia durante más de dos años, habla sobre como crear una vida plena durante estos momentos de estrés.
How to successfully shelter in place: 4 lessons learned from living in sanctuary purpose

Apr. 1, 2020 5:27 pm

How to successfully shelter in place: 4 lessons learned from living in sanctuary

Carmela Apolonio Hernández, who has lived inside a church for more than two years, talks about how to create a full life in just a few rooms during stress-filled times.
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.
Meet community organizer and teaching artist Claudia Peregrina people

Dec. 16, 2019 8:25 am

Meet community organizer and teaching artist Claudia Peregrina

She was the lead artist behind the ofrenda for Fleisher Art Memorial’s seventh annual Day of the Dead celebration this year. The best part of the tradition, she says, is getting to share all the food and joy with friends and community.
On Thanksgiving and sanctuary: A reflection purpose

Nov. 27, 2019 9:25 am

On Thanksgiving and sanctuary: A reflection

Our U.S. Thanksgiving origin story makes Carmela Apolonio Hernández's action at 10 a.m. today especially poignant.
Immigration in Philadelphia: The food perspective purpose

Nov. 6, 2019 3:08 pm

Immigration in Philadelphia: The food perspective

Net Impact Philadelphia takes a tasty tour through immigrant-built and immigrant-run businesses along Philly's 9th Street Market on Sunday, November 10.
Forty years after genocide, a Philly Cambodian organization helps refugees heal over dinner purpose

Oct. 2, 2019 8:00 am

Forty years after genocide, a Philly Cambodian organization helps refugees heal over dinner

The "From Genocide to Tableside" discussion series is poised to share untold stories of struggle and break down the stigma of seeking traditional therapy.

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