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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.
‘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.”
Semra Filikçi’s year of living resolutely people

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?
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.
Meet Hazami Sayed, immigrant leader and founder of Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture people

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.
Mariam Ibrahim wants to increase English classes in Northeast Philadelphia people

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.

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