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‘Elder Voices: Stories for These Times’ draws parallels between WW II and now purpose

May 23, 2019 1:01 pm

‘Elder Voices: Stories for These Times’ draws parallels between WW II and now

The film by Academy Award-winner David Goodman will premiere Wednesday, June 12 at the Friends Center Race Street Meetinghouse at 1501 Cherry Street in Philadelphia at 7 p.m. A panel discussion will follow the screening.
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."
10 essential books on social justice as recommended by 5 Philly nonprofit leaders people

Jul. 27, 2018 1:12 pm

10 essential books on social justice as recommended by 5 Philly nonprofit leaders

We asked: If you had the power to get every Philadelphian to read one great book to change their worldview, what would it be and why?
‘We are the counter force’ purpose

Aug. 22, 2017 12:55 pm

‘We are the counter force’

Four public interest lawyers on fighting racial injustice.
Philly Geek Awards noms are live. Here’s who’s up for Mission Leader of the Year people

Jul. 20, 2017 12:45 pm

Philly Geek Awards noms are live. Here’s who’s up for Mission Leader of the Year

We spy some familiar names on this list. Get your tickets to the seventh annual awards event to find out the winners.
This photo essay shows how racism is more than ‘prejudice’ and ‘discrimination’ people

Jul. 7, 2017 10:33 am

This photo essay shows how racism is more than ‘prejudice’ and ‘discrimination’

It’s the newest project from photographer Ted Goldman, who uses his camera to “tell important stories with pictures and words to make a difference.”
Here’s how 3 Philly nonprofit leaders define ‘activism’ people

Apr. 20, 2017 12:55 pm

Here’s how 3 Philly nonprofit leaders define ‘activism’

"If we are not centering those most impacted we are not fighting for Liberation. Instead, we are fighting for more privilege. This is not the work of freedom."
Get your sign ready for the next protest with this Mural Arts series purpose

Mar. 15, 2017 8:17 am

Get your sign ready for the next protest with this Mural Arts series

"The Art of the Protest," kicking off with a panel on March 21, will explore how to express yourself artistically and creatively through making protest signs.
This Philly T-shirt company is celebrating ‘Forgotten Women of the Civil Rights Movement’ people

Mar. 13, 2017 12:48 pm

This Philly T-shirt company is celebrating ‘Forgotten Women of the Civil Rights Movement’

Founder Desiree Robinson calls Thrift Element Apparel "a clothing company that creates conversations.”
Here’s why William Penn Foundation doesn’t describe its grantmaking as ‘social justice’ funding

Feb. 14, 2017 12:22 pm

Here’s why William Penn Foundation doesn’t describe its grantmaking as ‘social justice’

The single largest grant in the foundation's history is its recent $100 million investment in parks, rec centers and libraries. It's an 'investment in equity,' said Interim ED Shawn McCaney.

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