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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.
During COVID-19, underserved communities in Philly rely on tech to connect purpose

Sep. 21, 2020 12:45 pm

During COVID-19, underserved communities in Philly rely on tech to connect

In and around the Hunting Park neighborhood, Latinx nonprofits use tech to build community and to keep people engaged.
‘An Act of Thanks,’ North Philly community celebrates a win against gentrification purpose

Sep. 8, 2020 9:15 am

‘An Act of Thanks,’ North Philly community celebrates a win against gentrification

Kensington’s Cesar Andreu Iglesias Community Garden hosted an event on Saturday, bringing together neighbors and organizations to speak out against a housing development planned for the neighborhood.
Inscripción Doble en Congreso: Lo que trae el futuro purpose

Aug. 6, 2020 10:17 am

Inscripción Doble en Congreso: Lo que trae el futuro

Ahora que la primera generación de estudiantes ha terminado su programa, ¿cómo evolucionará la colaboración entre Congreso de Latinos Unidos y Penn State Abington?
Dual Enrollment at Congreso: Where does it go from here? purpose

Aug. 6, 2020 8:05 am

Dual Enrollment at Congreso: Where does it go from here?

Now that the first cohort has completed their dual enrollment program, how does the collaboration between Congreso de Latinos Unidos and Penn State Abington evolve?

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