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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.
Mighty Writers to expand to Kennett Square purpose

Sep. 18, 2019 4:06 pm

Mighty Writers to expand to Kennett Square

The bilingual programming, says Mighty Writers' Executive Director Tim Whitaker, will help immigrant children express themselves well at a critical moment in time.
Power Moves: Big changes at the Office of Immigrant Affairs people

Sep. 17, 2019 1:47 pm

Power Moves: Big changes at the Office of Immigrant Affairs

OIA Director Miriam Enríquez will be leaving September 20. Her successor will be Amy Eusebio, who is currently the program director of PHL City ID.
Artist activists, policy lobbyists, early childhood educators: The great diversities in making a difference purpose

Aug. 28, 2019 2:34 pm

Artist activists, policy lobbyists, early childhood educators: The great diversities in making a difference

Guest columnists Eric Hartman and Stephanie Keene lay out the five types of justice work they’ve identified through research and practice.
At the corner of art and solidarity: ‘Sanctuary City, Sanctuary Neighborhood’ mural to be unveiled today purpose

Aug. 27, 2019 10:18 am

At the corner of art and solidarity: ‘Sanctuary City, Sanctuary Neighborhood’ mural to be unveiled today

The mural at 5th and Huntingdon — which will be dedicated today at noon — is a collaboration between artists Ian Pierce and Betsy Casañas. It is also a celebration of community and of the rich Latinx tradition of political art.

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