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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.
‘Being thorough is being sustainable’: The South Philly Food Co-op story method

Jan. 15, 2019 10:49 am

‘Being thorough is being sustainable’: The South Philly Food Co-op story

Two board members of the soon-to-open, community-owned grocery store discuss collaborating with likeminded businesses and adapting to setbacks.
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.
Juntos just formed Philly’s first Community Resistance Zone for immigrants’ rights method

Nov. 13, 2017 12:56 pm

Juntos just formed Philly’s first Community Resistance Zone for immigrants’ rights

Over the weekend, the activist organization helped almost 150 volunteers register 500 South Philly residents as advocates.
Crude Oil Talks Coming Up in Most Affected Philly Neighborhoods purpose

Apr. 28, 2015 11:30 am

Crude Oil Talks Coming Up in Most Affected Philly Neighborhoods

In March, Philadelphia City Council unanimously adopted a resolution which called on the federal government to put in place the strongest safeguards regarding crude-by-rail safety.
Philly, here’s your impact for January: OpenAccessPHL, #ReclaimMLK, Homeless Count and more purpose

Feb. 4, 2015 1:12 pm

Philly, here’s your impact for January: OpenAccessPHL, #ReclaimMLK, Homeless Count and more

2015 started off with big movements and innovative new programs – check out these highlights from January: [listly  id=”ZYy” layout=”magazine” show_header=”false” show_author=”false” show_sharing=”false” show_tools=”false” per_page=”25″]
Clean Water Action Rallies Community Around Crude Oil Discussions purpose

Feb. 3, 2015 12:35 pm

Clean Water Action Rallies Community Around Crude Oil Discussions

Clean Water Action is holding a series of 90-minute community listening meetings throughout the city around the effects of crude oil by rail.
Be the Change Advocates to Expand Successful Gun Violence Strategy purpose

Oct. 23, 2014 11:25 am

Be the Change Advocates to Expand Successful Gun Violence Strategy

From Left to Right: Dave Forde, Movita Johnson, Hassan Freeman, Joe Kramer,Tom Hickey, Najee Darby and Pat Haughney In January 2008, Movita Johnson moved her family to Landsdowne in hopes of safeguarding her sons from the gun and drug culture running rampant in Philadelphia. In 2011, three years later to the day, Johnson buried her […]
Event: South Philly Co-op’s Garden Tour people

Sep. 2, 2014 12:06 pm

Event: South Philly Co-op’s Garden Tour

[metaslider id=30778] Photos from the 2013 South Philly Garden Tour by marketing/communications committee volunteer Michael Holmes. The South Philly Co-op is hosting its fourth annual South Philly Garden Tour, a self-guided tour showcasing 23 private and community gardens. This year, the tour will visit South Philadelphia neighborhoods such as Bella Vista, Queen Village, Southwark, and […]

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