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Finding joy in 2020? It’s not such an absurd idea, really purpose

Oct. 12, 2020 7:30 am

Finding joy in 2020? It’s not such an absurd idea, really

Even during year in which it is easy to stumble onto suffering, you can also stumble onto joy, says guest columnist Angela Gorrell.
Salima Suswell talks about the pandemic, this year’s Eid and charity as a Muslim obligation purpose

Aug. 24, 2020 11:41 am

Salima Suswell talks about the pandemic, this year’s Eid and charity as a Muslim obligation

When Suswell was growing up her family sometimes had to rely on help from local charities, but there were none that specifically focused on supporting Muslims in need. 
John Lewis and C.T. Vivian belonged to a long tradition of religious leaders in the civil rights struggle purpose

Jul. 20, 2020 2:46 pm

John Lewis and C.T. Vivian belonged to a long tradition of religious leaders in the civil rights struggle

That both men were people of the cloth is no coincidence, says guest columnist Lawrence Burnley.
Serving South Philly’s Vietnamese community with faith and works people

Jun. 19, 2019 3:58 pm

Serving South Philly’s Vietnamese community with faith and works

Generocity asked nonprofit leaders whose work centers immigrants to write about immigrant leaders they know or with whom they work. Here, the executive director of the Aquinas Center profiles Chinh V. Dinh.
This traveling carnival/arts fest/eco-village is coming to Philly in July purpose

Jun. 29, 2018 11:45 am

This traveling carnival/arts fest/eco-village is coming to Philly in July

Carnival de Resistance "simultaneously resists patterns of oppression while attempting to incarnate the more just and beautiful world we believe is possible," says its founder.
The push to recognize two Muslim holidays in Philly schools was a success results

Jun. 1, 2016 9:59 am

The push to recognize two Muslim holidays in Philly schools was a success

The city also took the opportunity to introduce the newly formed Mayor's Task Force on Cultural Inclusion.
Why this local risk consultant is helping Muslim students connect with mentors people

May 24, 2016 9:23 am

Why this local risk consultant is helping Muslim students connect with mentors

It all started with an unknowingly insensitive comment from a college professor.
This coalition is pushing for the school district to recognize these Muslim holidays purpose

Mar. 9, 2016 2:30 pm

This coalition is pushing for the school district to recognize these Muslim holidays

The Philadelphia Eid Coalition and Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. want schools to recognize Eid Al-Adha and Eid ul-Fitr.

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