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Nonprofits can learn a lot about mutual aid from the team that was at Taggart Elementary on Saturday purpose

Apr. 19, 2021 1:29 pm

Nonprofits can learn a lot about mutual aid from the team that was at Taggart Elementary on Saturday

"It’s not a job. It’s helping the people taking care of the people. It’s being out reaching the people where they are," Caring for Friends CEO Vincent Schiavone told new Generocity contributor Marilyn Kai Jewett.
In Point Breeze, funding enables Diversified Community Services to move services ‘to the next level’ purpose

Apr. 14, 2021 9:56 am

In Point Breeze, funding enables Diversified Community Services to move services ‘to the next level’

"We do two things really well — early childhood education and housing, so our focus now is on building on those services and figuring out how we can do things even better," says Otis Bullock.
Brandon Washington is fundraising for a collaborative workspace at 19th and Washington people

Dec. 16, 2020 10:10 am

Brandon Washington is fundraising for a collaborative workspace at 19th and Washington

The South Philly native wants to build 1901, a community hub that will offer high-speed internet, computers and tech education.
What has COVID-19 shown us about gaps in poverty alleviation? A look at South Philly purpose

Dec. 15, 2020 1:12 pm

What has COVID-19 shown us about gaps in poverty alleviation? A look at South Philly

Generocity contributor Erin Flynn Jay writes about how service providers in South Philly — who relied on walk-in traffic pre-COVID — have had to retool and strengthen partnerships to keep reaching community members in need.
South Philly Barbacoa’s chef will appear on a segment of ‘What’s Eating America’ this Sunday people

Feb. 15, 2020 5:03 pm

South Philly Barbacoa’s chef will appear on a segment of ‘What’s Eating America’ this Sunday

Cristina Martínez, co-owner of the renowned Mexican restaurant, speaks with Andrew Zimmern about her lamb barbacoa and her activism on February 16 at 9 p.m. on MSNBC.
Immigration in Philadelphia: The food perspective purpose

Nov. 6, 2019 3:08 pm

Immigration in Philadelphia: The food perspective

Net Impact Philadelphia takes a tasty tour through immigrant-built and immigrant-run businesses along Philly's 9th Street Market on Sunday, November 10.
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.
At this Senegalese museum, the walls belong to West Philly people

Feb. 25, 2019 12:50 pm

At this Senegalese museum, the walls belong to West Philly

A collection of neighborhood-oriented videos made by Philadelphians is projecting on the walls of the new Museum of Black Civilization in Dakar.
How a hyperlocal arts festival in South Philly hopes to mend a neighborhood method

Mar. 1, 2016 10:38 am

How a hyperlocal arts festival in South Philly hopes to mend a neighborhood

The Hello Arts Festival is a year in the making.
PointBold Aims to Bring a Neighborhood Together Through Art method

Apr. 28, 2015 12:30 pm

PointBold Aims to Bring a Neighborhood Together Through Art

The project is the brainchild of Philadelphia theater artist and educator Lee Ann Etzold.

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