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reForm shares the community’s story in the wake of Fairhill Elementary School’s closing

Aug. 25, 2015 1:22 pm

reForm shares the community’s story in the wake of Fairhill Elementary School’s closing

In the wake of 24 Philadelphia school closures in 2013, Temple Contemporary is giving a voice to the now silent school halls. Artist Pepón Osorio has been commissioned to create a new installation, specifically addressing the loss of the Fairhill Elementary School in North Philadelphia. Osorio and a group of teachers, students, parents and neighbors […]
Why HollabackPHILLY Became Feminist Public Works purpose

Feb. 9, 2015 12:34 pm

Why HollabackPHILLY Became Feminist Public Works

Back in November of 2014, HollabackPHILLY officially split from the Hollaback! movement and transitioned into becoming Feminist Public Works. Hollaback! is an international nonprofit and movement to end street harassment that is powered by a network of local chapters from around the world. The separation in part was sparked by the recent release of the […]
Temple University’s North Philadelphia Youth Advisory Council Receives $40,000 Grant from The Philadelphia Foundation purpose

Dec. 1, 2014 1:20 pm

Temple University’s North Philadelphia Youth Advisory Council Receives $40,000 Grant from The Philadelphia Foundation

The North Philadelphia Youth Advisory Council, a program of Temple Contemporary, is comprised of five students from the North Philadelphia community surrounding Temple University. “The students are selected by the recommendations of counselors, teachers and principals at schools around Philadelphia and North Philadelphia that particularly look as though they have some potential or capacity for […]