local history Archives - Generocity Philly

local history

#GlobalPhilly19 highlights the city’s significant medical heritage, among many other things purpose

Sep. 3, 2019 2:15 pm

#GlobalPhilly19 highlights the city’s significant medical heritage, among many other things

The Expo is a 45-day exposition designed to showcase Philadelphia’s cultural reach, as well as attract foreign visitors to the City of Brotherly Love.
PA Humanities Council helps communities reclaim their stories purpose

Jun. 13, 2019 10:41 am

PA Humanities Council helps communities reclaim their stories

PHC is a resource for cities like Chester and Carlisle to tell their stories through art and discussion.
4 things to do during Pride Month purpose

Jun. 8, 2019 2:29 pm

4 things to do during Pride Month

Here's our quick and quirky Generocity guide to events and more. Plus, we want you to make a resolution...
A new exhibit at LCP focuses on ‘ordinary creativity’ of African Americans in early Philadelphia purpose

May 28, 2019 12:44 pm

A new exhibit at LCP focuses on ‘ordinary creativity’ of African Americans in early Philadelphia

“I hope that our visitors will leave knowing that the everyday lives and actions of early African Americans were worthy, beautiful, and purposeful," says curator, and director of the Program in African American History, Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens.
Race and exclusion in Philadelphia: Snapshots from the last 100 years – Part II purpose

Apr. 10, 2019 11:00 am

Race and exclusion in Philadelphia: Snapshots from the last 100 years – Part II

Guest columnists Eric Hartman and Stephanie Keene trace the 100-year history of exclusion and racism in Philadelphia, which they say explains today's poverty and life expectancy gaps. Part II of a two-part story.
Race and exclusion in Philadelphia: Snapshots from the past 100 years purpose

Mar. 27, 2019 8:38 am

Race and exclusion in Philadelphia: Snapshots from the past 100 years

Guest columnists Eric Hartman and Stephanie Keene trace the 100-year history of exclusion and racism in Philadelphia, which they say explains today's poverty and life expectancy gaps. Part I of a two-part story.
Laura Fields wants local farms to thrive. So she started a whiskey convention method

Mar. 25, 2019 12:30 pm

Laura Fields wants local farms to thrive. So she started a whiskey convention

The Delaware Valley Fields Foundation has lessons on tackling its mission in a new way. Your nonprofit might just learn something from the American Whiskey Convention. Cheers!
Show us our history results

Mar. 1, 2019 10:57 am

Show us our history

Drexel University says it will tend to the shuttered Philadelphia History Museum's collection of artifacts. That's a good thing, isn't it?
For Germantown, integration and inclusion are ‘something to strive for’ method

Apr. 26, 2016 12:49 pm

For Germantown, integration and inclusion are ‘something to strive for’

It's not something that just happens. Neighbors gathered recently to discuss the challenged past and hopeful future for socioeconomic diversity in Germantown.
Quakers pioneered social enterprise. They were also the first to fail purpose

Jan. 6, 2016 12:44 pm

Quakers pioneered social enterprise. They were also the first to fail

When a local sect of early American Quakers underwent a social reformation, their businesses followed suit. Then, many went bankrupt.

Sign-up for daily news updates from Generocity