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Commentary: North Philadelphia residents fight for its future, call to stop gentrification and displacement purpose

Jul. 21, 2021 12:21 pm

Commentary: North Philadelphia residents fight for its future, call to stop gentrification and displacement

Generocity contributor Marilyn Kai Jewett, herself North Philly born and raised, speaks to community members about their ongoing work to make sure the neighborhood isn't "rewritten."
Campaign for Working Families receives $1 million to help city residents file taxes purpose

Apr. 22, 2021 11:03 am

Campaign for Working Families receives $1 million to help city residents file taxes

CWF will focus its efforts in North Philadelphia and partner with three other organizations to offer financial services.
For Black cowboys — from North Philly to small-town Texas — horses and riding are a way of life people

Apr. 2, 2021 11:48 am

For Black cowboys — from North Philly to small-town Texas — horses and riding are a way of life

Photojournalist Ron Tarver, on the faculty of Swarthmore College for the past 13 years, talks with The Conversation's Nick Lehr about the Western Wranglers in Brewerytown, and his work for the Inquirer and National Geographic.
The Mighty Writers trajectory: How to start small, scale up with success, and pivot in crisis method

Mar. 3, 2021 8:40 am

The Mighty Writers trajectory: How to start small, scale up with success, and pivot in crisis

After the pandemic shut down its five sites, the nonprofit took its literacy efforts online, and put boots on the ground to distribute food and necessities to the hard-hit communities it serves in North, West and South Philly.
What ever happened to the North Philadelphia Health Enterprise Zone? purpose

Mar. 2, 2021 8:51 am

What ever happened to the North Philadelphia Health Enterprise Zone?

Had the HEZ become what it set out to be, there would have been a three-year head start on coordinating healthcare services for a poor community of color before the pandemic hit.
Better together: Creating impact and equity through partnerships purpose

Feb. 8, 2021 8:43 am

Better together: Creating impact and equity through partnerships

For the last decade, says guest columnist Gail Leibowitz, she has worked to bring together a business paradigm that will help create a true triple bottom line.
Colleagues remember the late Linda Richardson, CEO of Uptown Entertainment and Development Corp people

Nov. 6, 2020 11:33 am

Colleagues remember the late Linda Richardson, CEO of Uptown Entertainment and Development Corp

"Her unrelenting work in North Philly kept Broad Street alive," says Jean Hunt, a board member of the Bread & Roses Community Fund.
Voting in Philly: Election Day at Triumph Baptist Church in Nicetown purpose

Nov. 3, 2020 5:02 pm

Voting in Philly: Election Day at Triumph Baptist Church in Nicetown

The polling place at Germantown and Hunting Park avenues was photographed by Generocity freelancers Shalon Baylis and Bobbi Booker.
Temple University’s COVID outbreak left North Philadelphia’s Black community ill-equipped and uninformed purpose

Sep. 24, 2020 12:25 pm

Temple University’s COVID outbreak left North Philadelphia’s Black community ill-equipped and uninformed

Neighborhood leaders paint a picture of a vulnerable community imperiled, not only by COVID-19, but by students' risky behavior and a university plan that didn't include them.
Ronald Crawford believes Meek Mill, Jay Z and Nas have something healing to say to Philly’s returning citizens people

Feb. 14, 2020 1:11 pm

Ronald Crawford believes Meek Mill, Jay Z and Nas have something healing to say to Philly’s returning citizens

That belief is the backbone of HipHopPsychoEd, the free therapeutic town halls that Crawford hosts.

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