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Can free backpacks and mentorship help immigrant and refugee students adjust to South Philly? results

Dec. 10, 2018 12:52 pm

Can free backpacks and mentorship help immigrant and refugee students adjust to South Philly?

Taggart Elementary School’s Family Welcome Center will launch soon, thanks to a major boost from Navy Yard-based ecommerce company RevZilla.
This Philly program helps African and Caribbean immigrant youth thrive in their new city method

Aug. 1, 2018 12:45 pm

This Philly program helps African and Caribbean immigrant youth thrive in their new city

African Family Health Organization's youth empowerment program hopes that by offering students respect and support, they will better appreciate themselves and their culture.
Nationalities Service Center just launched a Fund for Immigrant Justice funding

Jul. 16, 2018 12:14 pm

Nationalities Service Center just launched a Fund for Immigrant Justice

Amidst funding cuts and an increased workload, the immigrant and refugee service agency is fundraising to hire a full-time attorney to serve low-income clients for free.
After federal cuts, Philly funders are stepping up for this refugee service nonprofit funding

Jan. 11, 2018 11:09 am

After federal cuts, Philly funders are stepping up for this refugee service nonprofit

2017 was rough for Nationalities Service Center. Here's how it's rallying in 2018, thanks to support from local donors and foundations.
Wow, NeedsList was chosen to be part of another global accelerator results

Aug. 7, 2017 12:14 pm

Wow, NeedsList was chosen to be part of another global accelerator

The online platform connecting refugee aid workers with people who want to donate was a part of the MassChallenge 2017 accelerator last month, and it just joined the three-month Katapult accelerator in Norway.
‘We all had to leave something’ — A peek at Al-Bustan’s photo project on immigrant youth people

Jul. 11, 2017 12:55 pm

‘We all had to leave something’ — A peek at Al-Bustan’s photo project on immigrant youth

You can expect to see the Knight Cities Challenge-funded project at the Thomas Paine Plaza this September, where words like "trust" are visually depicted from the perspectives of Northeast High School students.
NeedsList just won a $25,000 investment following its beta launch funding

Jul. 5, 2017 9:20 am

NeedsList just won a $25,000 investment following its beta launch

The refugee aid platform scores another win as one of the two winners from Ben Franklin Technology Partners and Village Capital’s fintech accelerator.
Nationalities Service Center is partnering with local tech companies to find refugees jobs method

Jun. 22, 2017 1:14 pm

Nationalities Service Center is partnering with local tech companies to find refugees jobs

Ecommerce company WebLinc has already taken on two NSC clients as paid interns. The next challenge will be expanding the program to other sectors.
Mental health services for immigrants and refugees in Philly must be reworked method

Jun. 19, 2017 1:25 pm

Mental health services for immigrants and refugees in Philly must be reworked

In addition to language and cultural barriers, therapists and counselors "need to really shift from this idea that we are the experts that are fixing the problems in other people’s lives." Here's how three local nonprofits are doing it.
Refugee aid startup NeedsList is launching its beta site next week for World Refugee Day results

Jun. 16, 2017 12:00 pm

Refugee aid startup NeedsList is launching its beta site next week for World Refugee Day

The platform, which connects refugee aid workers with people who want to donate finances and supplies, will be starting its work with nonprofits and NGOs in Greece, France and Philadelphia.

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