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Inside Esperanza’s ‘asset-building’ development strategy in Hunting Park method

Jan. 7, 2019 4:38 pm

Inside Esperanza’s ‘asset-building’ development strategy in Hunting Park

"As Hispanic people," said President and CEO Rev. Luis Cortés, "we need to build institutions that we control.” Here's the ethos behind the North Philadelphia nonprofit's long-term community engagement strategy.
Motivos mag’s Jenée Chizick-Agüero on making space for Latinx youth people

May 24, 2018 7:35 am

Motivos mag’s Jenée Chizick-Agüero on making space for Latinx youth

We spoke to the founder about why she started the magazine, what it means for underrepresented youth to be “seen” and how to navigate the challenges of Spanish-to-English translation.
GALAEI is tackling the increasing HIV infection rate in Latino gay men people

Sep. 7, 2017 12:09 pm

GALAEI is tackling the increasing HIV infection rate in Latino gay men

A new youth program will educate LGBTQ youth on the virus and allow them to create a community art piece on the topic, as Youth Program Manager Francisco Cortes shared in his "Around the Corner" interview.
Read about this map of ESL classes in Philly — in English, and in Spanish purpose

Aug. 8, 2017 12:13 pm

Read about this map of ESL classes in Philly — in English, and in Spanish

Technical.ly reporter Roberto Torres' translation of his story about the city's map reminded us of the importance of accessibility.
Mental health services for immigrants and refugees in Philly must be reworked method

Jun. 19, 2017 1:25 pm

Mental health services for immigrants and refugees in Philly must be reworked

In addition to language and cultural barriers, therapists and counselors "need to really shift from this idea that we are the experts that are fixing the problems in other people’s lives." Here's how three local nonprofits are doing it.
How Power Street Theatre Company is taking on representation in the arts method

Jun. 7, 2017 1:21 pm

How Power Street Theatre Company is taking on representation in the arts

The women-of-color-run company wants to expand its efforts of reaching out to other communities in Philly to provide accessible theater and arts.
How Casa de Venezuela is responding to the humanitarian crisis from Philly people

Jun. 2, 2017 11:24 am

How Casa de Venezuela is responding to the humanitarian crisis from Philly

President Fernando Torres visited "Around the Corner" to talk about the nonprofit's work supporting new Venezuelan immigrants.
When politics and nonprofits collide: Lessons from Congreso method

May 24, 2017 10:06 am

When politics and nonprofits collide: Lessons from Congreso

Here's why leaders of Philly's nonprofit sector should pay attention to the controversy of Congreso CEO Carolina Cabrera DiGiorgio attending a Trump rally.
ACLAMO is over the hill. Cheers ’em at this Latino ‘culinary celebration’ results

Apr. 24, 2017 7:25 am

ACLAMO is over the hill. Cheers ’em at this Latino ‘culinary celebration’

Executive Director Nelly Jimenez-Arevalo reflects on the social and health services nonprofit's 40 years of serving the Montgomery County Latino community ahead of its big fundraiser.
What Taller Puertorriqueño’s new cultural center means for North Philadelphia people

Feb. 27, 2017 11:16 am

What Taller Puertorriqueño’s new cultural center means for North Philadelphia

Executive Director Carmen Febo San Miguel visits "Around the Corner" to explain how the center fills a "cultural void" for the city's Latino population.

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