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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.
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.

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