Leaders of Color Month 2017 Archives - Generocity Philly

Leaders of Color Month 2017

12 people of color leading the social impact charge in Philadelphia people

Jul. 31, 2017 12:58 pm

12 people of color leading the social impact charge in Philadelphia

Get to know this list of impressive folks working in each of our editorial calendar themes.
Joanna Otero-Cruz takes on Gurney Street people

Jul. 31, 2017 6:27 am

Joanna Otero-Cruz takes on Gurney Street

From nonprofits to city government, the Fairhill native has spent her career working with at-risk communities. Right now, she's focused on cleaning up the notorious hub for the city’s opioid epidemic.
Why this civic leader with 25 years of service in North Philly has an open-door policy people

Jul. 28, 2017 12:25 pm

Why this civic leader with 25 years of service in North Philly has an open-door policy

“Consider the community, find out what the community needs, not what you think that they need,” said Christine Brown, director of the Cecil B. Moore neighborhood's Beech Community Services.
Theatre in the X broke the fourth wall to discuss the realities of leading a Black theater company purpose

Jul. 25, 2017 10:34 am

Theatre in the X broke the fourth wall to discuss the realities of leading a Black theater company

"It is our responsibility to realize that we — us people of color, us poor, us displaced, us disenfranchised, us subjugated — are not the minority," said cofounder Carlo Campbell.
This Pew-funded residency will give exposure to Philly’s African American artists purpose

Jul. 24, 2017 9:42 am

This Pew-funded residency will give exposure to Philly’s African American artists

The African American Museum in Philadelphia's Residency for Art and Change seeks to advance the work of emerging local Black artists.
4 Philly femme and womxn leaders of color on the importance of self-care people

Jul. 18, 2017 12:55 pm

4 Philly femme and womxn leaders of color on the importance of self-care

Catherine Lee, Lara Witt, Lori Tharps and Eryn Amel weigh in on taking care of oneself as it relates to art, writing and social justice.
For Shalimar Thomas, economic development and community betterment for North Broad are one in the same people

Jul. 12, 2017 12:25 pm

For Shalimar Thomas, economic development and community betterment for North Broad are one in the same

The North Philly native and executive director of North Broad Renaissance is a major connector of businesses and stakeholders as part of the nonprofit’s mission to revitalize the commercial corridor by 2020.
The Institute of Hip-Hop Entrepreneurship just graduated its inaugural cohort funding

Jul. 10, 2017 12:58 pm

The Institute of Hip-Hop Entrepreneurship just graduated its inaugural cohort

Three graduates of the Knight Cities Challenge-funded program were awarded $10,000 to kickstart their businesses following a pitch competition on Sunday.
Catching up with the city’s Millennial Advisory Committee, five months in results

Jul. 10, 2017 11:08 am

Catching up with the city’s Millennial Advisory Committee, five months in

Chair Nicole Allen White hopes the group will advise the Kenney administration on policies relating to jobs, neighborhood change and social justice.
At Philadelphia Student Union, teens’ voices come first people

Jul. 10, 2017 8:58 am

At Philadelphia Student Union, teens’ voices come first

Executive Director Hiram Rivera discusses training the next generation of activist leaders and how political organizing has changed since the election.

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