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Use arts and culture as a platform for social justice, says this teen purpose

Nov. 19, 2019 1:47 pm

Use arts and culture as a platform for social justice, says this teen

"It is so important for local artists of all mediums to spread these strong messages," says Sabirah Mahmud, a member of the STAMP Teen Council, and Global Climate Strike activist.
What if we could all remember the power of art? purpose

Nov. 15, 2019 8:30 am

What if we could all remember the power of art?

A recent TEDxPhiladelphiaSalon event reminded attendees that art presents concepts that viewers might not understand through any other medium — and that we would do well to remember this when we seek social justice.
Black artists explore the legacy of slavery and issues of justice through BSR purpose

Nov. 14, 2019 8:00 am

Black artists explore the legacy of slavery and issues of justice through BSR

The 2019 convening of the new performance residency, Black Spatial Relics, will take place in Philadelphia from November 14 to 16.
Artist activists, policy lobbyists, early childhood educators: The great diversities in making a difference purpose

Aug. 28, 2019 2:34 pm

Artist activists, policy lobbyists, early childhood educators: The great diversities in making a difference

Guest columnists Eric Hartman and Stephanie Keene lay out the five types of justice work they’ve identified through research and practice.
YallaPunk celebrates the resilience of the Southwest Asian North African community with its 4-day arts fest purpose

Aug. 28, 2019 7:06 am

YallaPunk celebrates the resilience of the Southwest Asian North African community with its 4-day arts fest

Running from Aug. 29 through Sept. 1, the festival includes music, film screenings, poetry and workshops on everything from the luthier's craft to resistance writing.
At the corner of art and solidarity: ‘Sanctuary City, Sanctuary Neighborhood’ mural to be unveiled today purpose

Aug. 27, 2019 10:18 am

At the corner of art and solidarity: ‘Sanctuary City, Sanctuary Neighborhood’ mural to be unveiled today

The mural at 5th and Huntingdon — which will be dedicated today at noon — is a collaboration between artists Ian Pierce and Betsy Casañas. It is also a celebration of community and of the rich Latinx tradition of political art.
Social justice film series No Mud, No Lotus asks you to be part of the dialogue purpose

Mar. 8, 2019 11:10 am

Social justice film series No Mud, No Lotus asks you to be part of the dialogue

The films in the series from University of Pennsylvania-based nonprofit Slought prompt conversation about issues in Philadelphia and globally: "Film has the capacity to be radically inclusive."
Check out Generocity’s 2019 editorial calendar purpose

Dec. 21, 2018 12:00 pm

Check out Generocity’s 2019 editorial calendar

Mental health, youth leadership, the digital divide and nine more themes we'll be focusing our reporting on next year.

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