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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.
Inside Esperanza’s ‘asset-building’ development strategy in Hunting Park method

Jan. 7, 2019 4:38 pm

Inside Esperanza’s ‘asset-building’ development strategy in Hunting Park

"As Hispanic people," said President and CEO Rev. Luis Cortés, "we need to build institutions that we control.” Here's the ethos behind the North Philadelphia nonprofit's long-term community engagement strategy.
Hack for North Philadelphia at #QuestHacks next week purpose

Oct. 25, 2018 9:27 am

Hack for North Philadelphia at #QuestHacks next week

Calling all journalists, technologists and North Philly residents: Collaborate for a cause Nov. 2 and 3 at the Code for Philly-led Community Digital Solutions Day.
In North Philadelphia, equitable community development requires community engagement method

Oct. 12, 2018 1:35 pm

In North Philadelphia, equitable community development requires community engagement

Esperanza's Gabriella Gabriel Paez and Firm Hope Baptist Church's Rev. Richard Harris discuss revitalization projects they've piloted in Hunting Park and Kensington and how they keep local residents top of mind.
How Philly’s 4 Emerging City Champions are reimagining public space for social change people

Aug. 7, 2018 12:34 pm

How Philly’s 4 Emerging City Champions are reimagining public space for social change

8 80 Cities' local fellows will produce short-term projects aimed at increasing mobility and civic engagement in Norris Square, South Street, Mt. Airy and beyond.
In Strawberry Mansion, a safe haven’s founder aims to turn apathy to ambition people

Aug. 6, 2018 1:00 pm

In Strawberry Mansion, a safe haven’s founder aims to turn apathy to ambition

Kevin Upshur founded the North Philadelphia nonprofit 10 years ago so local kids could have a respite from the streets. Despite national press and high-profile partnerships, challenges persist.
The Village of Arts and Humanities turned recorded interviews into a civic engagement tool results

Jul. 17, 2018 1:51 pm

The Village of Arts and Humanities turned recorded interviews into a civic engagement tool

"Home Court: The Hartranft Basketball Revival," an art exhibit celebrating the renovation of a North Philadelphia neighborhood's courts, includes interviews with community members about their collective past, present and future.

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