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After federal cuts, Philly funders are stepping up for this refugee service nonprofit funding

Jan. 11, 2018 11:09 am

After federal cuts, Philly funders are stepping up for this refugee service nonprofit

2017 was rough for Nationalities Service Center. Here's how it's rallying in 2018, thanks to support from local donors and foundations.
For immigrants, civic engagement is essential to success method

Jan. 2, 2018 10:30 am

For immigrants, civic engagement is essential to success

It's about more than voting, writes Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians' Manuel Portillo: It's also economic security and making real change in their new home.
Sanctuary cities 101: Why they matter and how Philly came to be one purpose

Dec. 7, 2017 8:00 am

Sanctuary cities 101: Why they matter and how Philly came to be one

And a detailed timeline of the three-year battle to keep it that way.
This Philly Venezuelan wants to encourage ‘participation, not isolation’ among immigrants people

Nov. 29, 2017 11:48 am

This Philly Venezuelan wants to encourage ‘participation, not isolation’ among immigrants

Guillermo López has lived in the city for two years. Here's why he wants to become a U.S. citizen and help educate others in the immigrant community about the benefits of naturalizing.
Why citizenship? For this Chilean immigrant, Philadelphia is home people

Oct. 30, 2017 12:55 pm

Why citizenship? For this Chilean immigrant, Philadelphia is home

Karla Martin came to the United States last year for love. But she's found that she loves her new city, too, which is why she's participating in Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians' Citizenship in Action program.
Thanks to $500K, these nonprofits are teaming up to launch a Global Startup Accelerator funding

Oct. 25, 2017 11:40 am

Thanks to $500K, these nonprofits are teaming up to launch a Global Startup Accelerator

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians and Science Center just won half a million dollars to support local startups looking to scale to Europe and India.
‘Whether it’s reality or perception,’ immigrants seeking healthcare ‘are living in fear’ of deportation method

Oct. 4, 2017 8:01 am

‘Whether it’s reality or perception,’ immigrants seeking healthcare ‘are living in fear’ of deportation

Maternity Care Coalition's fall policy forum pushed for educating immigrants on what social services they can legally access.
Science Center’s Innovators Walk of Fame just inducted 6 immigrant entrepreneurs people

Sep. 19, 2017 9:54 am

Science Center’s Innovators Walk of Fame just inducted 6 immigrant entrepreneurs

Members of the third cohort, which includes a theatre professional, a restauranteur and several scientists, each get their names etched onto a concrete block that will live on Innovation Plaza.
Vote to get these Philly panels focused on social impact at SXSW 2018 purpose

Aug. 16, 2017 7:45 am

Vote to get these Philly panels focused on social impact at SXSW 2018

All of these panels — we counted 30 — include Philly folks who are working in social impact in some way. You've got until Aug. 25 to vote.
How Juntos was able to raise $10K in four days for its move to a new space method

Aug. 11, 2017 12:57 pm

How Juntos was able to raise $10K in four days for its move to a new space

The immigrants rights organization is still in South Philly. The quick move was all thanks to financial support that made it clear "Juntos needs to stay around," said ED Erika Almiron.

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