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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.
Here’s a timeline with 19 events you can’t miss during Hispanic Heritage Month purpose

Sep. 12, 2019 4:38 pm

Here’s a timeline with 19 events you can’t miss during Hispanic Heritage Month

Get ready to celebrate 30 days of Latinidad — Philly-style.
Dear white people and non-Black people of color: Get comfortable being uncomfortable purpose

Aug. 22, 2019 12:30 pm

Dear white people and non-Black people of color: Get comfortable being uncomfortable

When it comes to the work needed to advance racial equity, there is no growth in the comfort zone and no comfort in the growth zone, says Elicia Gonzales, the executive director of the Women's Medical Fund.
Latinx and reeling from the shooting in El Paso? These Philly orgs have your back purpose

Aug. 7, 2019 9:09 am

Latinx and reeling from the shooting in El Paso? These Philly orgs have your back

"We wanted to create a space where community could be with each other and process the tragedies that occurred," says Miguel Andrade of Juntos.
LCH’s workplace culture is built on figuratively and literally meeting people where they are purpose

Jul. 29, 2019 8:00 am

LCH’s workplace culture is built on figuratively and literally meeting people where they are

Columnist Krystine Sipple looks at the organization that made its name as La Comunidad Hispana. Rebranded to reflect an increasingly diverse client base, it continues to prioritize responsiveness.
Report indicates that young Latinas in the School District of Philadelphia feel unseen and unheard purpose

May 20, 2019 12:34 pm

Report indicates that young Latinas in the School District of Philadelphia feel unseen and unheard

Characterized as crazy, selfish or just “fiery” when they have mental health issues, 13 Latina middle and high school students in Philadelphia helped coauthor a report — "We Are Not Invisible"— that demands notice.
Nothing about us without us: PhillyCAM Latinx celebrates three years of #ownvoices media purpose

Apr. 30, 2019 3:32 pm

Nothing about us without us: PhillyCAM Latinx celebrates three years of #ownvoices media

PhillyCAM's Gretjen Clausing: "It's exciting to see the growth of this cohort of producers who are really supporting one another."
The fight to protect abortion rights heats up nationally and in PA purpose

Mar. 26, 2019 10:02 am

The fight to protect abortion rights heats up nationally and in PA

A conversation with Women’s Medical Fund Executive Director Elicia Gonzales focuses on current and proposed abortion restrictions that impact low-income women in Philly.
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.

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