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That thing you do: What happened around Philly in May purpose

May 28, 2019 8:02 am

That thing you do: What happened around Philly in May

Nonprofits and businesses across the city were busy making their presence felt this past month.
Kensington Derby and Arts Festival celebrates on-the-fly inventiveness and spirit of community purpose

May 13, 2019 6:00 am

Kensington Derby and Arts Festival celebrates on-the-fly inventiveness and spirit of community

The final event of #PTW19 brought together local businesses, artists and STEM-informed "human-powered transit."
Roz Pichardo has reversed more than 100 overdoses. This is the emotional cost people

May 9, 2019 11:30 am

Roz Pichardo has reversed more than 100 overdoses. This is the emotional cost

The lifelong Kensington resident tells us in her own words.
The importance of engaging in self-care when faced with trauma method

May 8, 2019 10:32 am

The importance of engaging in self-care when faced with trauma

Kensington Voice takes a deep look at vicarious trauma and secondary traumatic stress, and outlines techniques for self-care as well as trauma-informed practices at Impact Services and Prevention Point Philadelphia.
Putting power back in the hands of the people purpose

Apr. 30, 2019 8:00 am

Putting power back in the hands of the people

Kensington Voice and Keystone Crossroads are taking extra steps to better represent the communities they cover.
Ana Santiago wants to restore her husband’s garden. And with it, she says, the neighborhood’s respect purpose

Apr. 19, 2019 10:33 am

Ana Santiago wants to restore her husband’s garden. And with it, she says, the neighborhood’s respect

Impact Services says it is working on a plan to revitalize the garden, but they’ll need gardeners to help.
Another community garden is losing land to development purpose

Apr. 16, 2019 12:24 pm

Another community garden is losing land to development

A developer recently purchased one of César Andreu Iglesias Community Garden's parcels in Kensington for $2,500.
Remembering Awilda Ocasio, the Latinx ❤️ of Kensington people

Mar. 28, 2019 8:30 am

Remembering Awilda Ocasio, the Latinx ❤️ of Kensington

Ann Northrup’s “Heart of Kensington” mural at Kensington and Allegheny Avenues illuminates how beloved and influential Ocasio was within her community.
Prevention Point is a huge part of this Kensington couple’s love story people

Mar. 19, 2019 9:21 am

Prevention Point is a huge part of this Kensington couple’s love story

Wilfredo Laboy and Cristina Pintor will be married at the the harm reduction nonprofit on June 1, and they say the celebration isn’t so much for them as it is for the people they’ve met while living and working in Kensington.
Amid the buzz of his shears, Joshua Santiago dreams of a better Kensington people

Mar. 6, 2019 9:30 am

Amid the buzz of his shears, Joshua Santiago dreams of a better Kensington

He sees a lot while he's cutting hair: People sheltering in abandoned buildings, huddling up for warmth, struggling with drug addiction. And he thinks about how the neighborhood's empty buildings could be filled with help.

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