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Kensington Voice: Here’s how 5 veterans in Kensington would improve veterans’ services people

May 25, 2020 11:30 am

Kensington Voice: Here’s how 5 veterans in Kensington would improve veterans’ services

Kensington Voice editors talked with veterans in January — before COVID-19 impacts — about what kinds of improvements needed to be made to veterans’ services across the board.
¿Cómo preparamos a estudiantes sin ninguna historia familiar de educación universitaria? people

May 19, 2020 3:00 pm

¿Cómo preparamos a estudiantes sin ninguna historia familiar de educación universitaria?

Debido a la falta de una cultura de educación universitaria en sus comunidades, los estudiantes en el este de Filadelfia del Norte se encuentran en desventaja simplemente por ser 'analfabetos universitarios'.
How do we prepare first-generation graduates for college? purpose

May 19, 2020 12:00 pm

How do we prepare first-generation graduates for college?

For high school students in eastern North Philadelphia, it means becoming both college-ready and college-capable.
Una colaboración en el norte de Filadelfia está eliminando las barreras que impiden obtener un título universitario purpose

Apr. 28, 2020 2:30 pm

Una colaboración en el norte de Filadelfia está eliminando las barreras que impiden obtener un título universitario

Congreso de Latinos Unidos se ha asociado con Penn State Abington para crear un programa que ayudará en forma financiera y académica a los aspirantes a la universidad en la comunidad latina.
Collaboration in eastern North Philadelphia tackles barriers to college purpose

Apr. 28, 2020 11:30 am

Collaboration in eastern North Philadelphia tackles barriers to college

Congreso de Latinos Unidos has partnered with Penn State Abington to bring financial and academic relief to college hopefuls in Latino neighborhoods.
How the city and Kensington-area orgs are trying to fix the census’ historical undercount of Latinxs purpose

Mar. 13, 2020 8:23 am

How the city and Kensington-area orgs are trying to fix the census’ historical undercount of Latinxs

“It’s really important [to be counted] because it’s validation of our presence,” says Will González, the executive director of Ceiba.
Coffee and company help these veterans confront trauma, keep loneliness at bay purpose

Feb. 17, 2020 10:29 am

Coffee and company help these veterans confront trauma, keep loneliness at bay

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7  to 9 a.m., the members of Veteran Coffee Club at Impact Services' Hancock Manor share what may well be life-saving conviviality.
Services will be held today for Felix Torres Colón, the executive director of NKCDC people

Feb. 10, 2020 6:07 am

Services will be held today for Felix Torres Colón, the executive director of NKCDC

Torres Colón, who died Feb. 5, is remembered professionally as a champion of equity and inclusion, and personally for his commitment to fostering and finding homes for senior and homeless dogs.
They’re 49% of Kensington-Harrowgate, but their voices are mostly missing from the Safehouse debate purpose

Oct. 15, 2019 9:04 am

They’re 49% of Kensington-Harrowgate, but their voices are mostly missing from the Safehouse debate

Where are the Latinx voices? Nonprofits, civic organizations, readers, news media — we can all benefit from examining whether our version of the proposed supervised injection site story is incomplete.
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.

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