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Carmen Febo San Miguel to retire from Taller Puertorriqueño people

Mar. 23, 2021 3:43 pm

Carmen Febo San Miguel to retire from Taller Puertorriqueño

After 22 years at the helm of Pennsylvania’s largest Puerto Rican and Latinx arts organization, Febo will be retiring effective November 1.
Poverty Action Fund grants $1 million to LISC and LEDC to assist Philly’s Latinx communities purpose

Mar. 17, 2021 10:35 am

Poverty Action Fund grants $1 million to LISC and LEDC to assist Philly’s Latinx communities

The organizations hope to create “a place-based, collective service delivery model” to create the ultimate in coordination — one-stop shopping to tackle poverty.
This Philly symposium was born from the rich intellectual tradition — and the erasure — of Afro-Latinxs purpose

Feb. 24, 2021 3:44 pm

This Philly symposium was born from the rich intellectual tradition — and the erasure — of Afro-Latinxs

Even academic institutions were not fully considering Afro-Latinx or Afro-Latin American contributions when the Arturo Schomburg Symposium at Taller Puertorriqueño started in 1997, says Evelyne Laurent-Perrault. This year's symposium takes place on Saturday.
Help wanted: Local small businesses haven’t caught a break since COVID purpose

Feb. 5, 2021 1:36 pm

Help wanted: Local small businesses haven’t caught a break since COVID

Advocates say a robust small business community is key to Philadelphia’s recovery — just adding one or two employees at each small business would create tens of thousands of jobs. But first those businesses have to find a way to stay open.
Opinion: Want Latinxs to get the COVID vaccine? You’ve got to look beyond the obvious purpose

Jan. 12, 2021 12:12 pm

Opinion: Want Latinxs to get the COVID vaccine? You’ve got to look beyond the obvious

Here are four ways to understand and address Latinx vaccine hesitancy.
Kristal Sotomayor has a mission to empower Latinx and other communities of color via storytelling people

Jan. 5, 2021 12:00 pm

Kristal Sotomayor has a mission to empower Latinx and other communities of color via storytelling

But first, the ¡Presente! Media cofounder has had to navigate their own professional path, finding access via mentorship and other resources.
Forward Focus: Tiffany Tavarez discusses navigating the world of philanthropy as a woman of color purpose

Nov. 6, 2020 8:40 am

Forward Focus: Tiffany Tavarez discusses navigating the world of philanthropy as a woman of color

In this interview as part of the Nov. 12 ADVANCE conference, the Vice President of Community Relations at Wells Fargo shares how her personal values and dedication to DEI guide her philanthropic work.
Like their parents, Latinx youth are suffering disproportionately from COVID purpose

Oct. 29, 2020 9:00 am

Like their parents, Latinx youth are suffering disproportionately from COVID

Latinx children are six times more likely than white children to test positive for coronavirus. This makes them the pediatric group most at risk for contracting the virus.
Opinion: Demolition of Gloria Casarez mural would be a massive loss for Philly purpose

Oct. 15, 2020 1:20 pm

Opinion: Demolition of Gloria Casarez mural would be a massive loss for Philly

"Taking it down symbolizes the destruction of hope, destroying visibility of Latinxs, women, Lesbians, and cancer warriors," says guest columnist Erme Maula.
Tech used for public safety elicits mixed emotions in Norris Square and beyond purpose

Sep. 28, 2020 9:08 am

Tech used for public safety elicits mixed emotions in Norris Square and beyond

Drones and surveillance cameras can be an innovative resource, say some of those interviewed for this story. But others have privacy concerns and feel harms experienced by the community need to be addressed first.

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