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Opinion: A safe injection site will not be good for Kensington. Things will get worse purpose

Oct. 10, 2019 3:23 pm

Opinion: A safe injection site will not be good for Kensington. Things will get worse

We’ve received several guest column submissions that address the issue of the proposed supervised injection site in Philadelphia — each written from radically different perspectives. This is the third of those guest columns.
Opinion: Most of the people who want Safehouse in Kensington do not live there purpose

Oct. 8, 2019 12:00 pm

Opinion: Most of the people who want Safehouse in Kensington do not live there

We’ve received several guest column submissions that address the issue of the proposed supervised injection site in Philadelphia — each written from radically different perspectives. This is the second of those guest columns.
Opinion: If Safehouse is allowed to open, our clients will only benefit purpose

Oct. 7, 2019 12:33 pm

Opinion: If Safehouse is allowed to open, our clients will only benefit

We’ve received several guest column submissions that address the issue of the proposed supervised injection site in Philadelphia — each written from radically different perspectives. This is the first of those guest columns.
7 ways schools can help students who are English language learners purpose

Sep. 27, 2019 8:00 am

7 ways schools can help students who are English language learners

Twelve percent of children in Philadelphia schools are classified as English language learners and there are several things that school districts, schools, and educators can do to help them thrive.
How I found my voice and embraced my roots — despite a failed ESL journey purpose

Sep. 16, 2019 12:47 pm

How I found my voice and embraced my roots — despite a failed ESL journey

"Looking back, I wish that I didn’t allow outside forces to make me feel like some of the most beautiful parts of myself were a disadvantage," says Kensington Voice journalist Solmaira Valerio.
Free classes at Lillian Marrero Library pair cooking with English learning purpose

Sep. 13, 2019 8:00 am

Free classes at Lillian Marrero Library pair cooking with English learning

The next Edible Alphabet class at Lillian Marrero Library begins on September 13 and will meet every Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Kensington Soccer Club isn’t only about soccer, it is about community purpose

Jul. 26, 2019 8:00 am

Kensington Soccer Club isn’t only about soccer, it is about community

The nonprofit strives to make a positive impact on the community with passionate coaches and youth development programs.
Coming to terms with the absence of my father purpose

Jul. 25, 2019 8:00 am

Coming to terms with the absence of my father

In this guest post, 19-year-old Khy Carte says, "As much as this essay is for me, it’s for all of those who have an absent father."
H.S. students of color set their sights on voter engagement in Kensington purpose

Jul. 24, 2019 8:00 am

H.S. students of color set their sights on voter engagement in Kensington

During the school year, Youth United for Change focuses on education and schooling activism. But in the summer, all the organization’s resources are focused on the VOTA! project.
These young people are making poetry in Kensington. And the community loves it. purpose

Jul. 22, 2019 8:00 am

These young people are making poetry in Kensington. And the community loves it.

Poets from Kensington High School, Kensington Health Sciences Academy, and Kensington High School for the Creative and Performing Arts took to the Kimmel Center stage for the Philly Slam League Championships.

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