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#MeToo must focus on the experiences of low-wage workers facing sexual harassment purpose

Feb. 8, 2019 10:50 am

#MeToo must focus on the experiences of low-wage workers facing sexual harassment

"One thing we can try to do is to prevent sexual harassment from happening in the first place, before the harm occurs that can leave someone traumatized for life, or excluded from a career."
Breastfeeding in Riverside: Meet 3 moms who pump in jail purpose

Feb. 5, 2019 10:12 am

Breastfeeding in Riverside: Meet 3 moms who pump in jail

A lactation program run by Maternity Care Coalition encourages incarcerated new mothers to maintain their breast milk supply, reinforcing maternal bonds and providing health benefits to their newborns.
Inspired by #MeToo, Chester County groups launched this first-ever local survey on workplace sexual harassment purpose

Nov. 16, 2018 11:03 am

Inspired by #MeToo, Chester County groups launched this first-ever local survey on workplace sexual harassment

"In an idyllic community where there can be skepticism or disbelief that social problems such as poverty, addiction, or sexual assault exist, it was important to us to bring the data to the forefront to start a dialogue aimed at change."
Lutheran Settlement House’s new gender justice program for men takes on toxic masculinity purpose

Aug. 21, 2018 11:38 am

Lutheran Settlement House’s new gender justice program for men takes on toxic masculinity

The Masculinity Action Project will teach 10 to 15 male-identified Philadelphians how to help eliminate domestic violence in their own communities.
Womanist Working Collective’s LaTierra Piphus on navigating systems in order to dismantle them method

Jun. 11, 2018 12:47 pm

Womanist Working Collective’s LaTierra Piphus on navigating systems in order to dismantle them

The organization's time banking project allows members to exchange time spent on services provided, rather than money. Call it radical liberation through cooperation.
Why the Philadelphia Dyke March has staying power purpose

Jun. 7, 2018 12:40 pm

Why the Philadelphia Dyke March has staying power

The 20th annual event is part protest, part rally for LGBTQ-identified folks (and its organizers do NOT get a permit to march the streets).
Impact100 Philadelphia is going big for its 10th year of collective giving funding

Jun. 5, 2018 12:45 pm

Impact100 Philadelphia is going big for its 10th year of collective giving

Here are the full details on the giving circle's new grants and Young Philanthropists program, plus the national conference it's hosting in October.
This is what it’s like to give birth while incarcerated method

May 22, 2018 11:10 am

This is what it’s like to give birth while incarcerated

Maternity Care Coalition's MOMobile supports mothers at Riverside Correctional Facility. Director of Behavioral Health Colette Green shares details of the program, including its on-site doula services and reentry support.
Alyesha Wise’s Black Women Necessary is an intimate, chillaxing activism people

Apr. 27, 2018 10:30 am

Alyesha Wise’s Black Women Necessary is an intimate, chillaxing activism

The Los Angeles-based author and poet on why she created the safe space, which will return to the streets of Philly for the third time this June.
Why America needs a Black Maternal Health Week method

Apr. 12, 2018 12:43 pm

Why America needs a Black Maternal Health Week

The national initiative, running from April 11 through 17, is shedding light on the challenges Black mothers face on a regular basis when seeking adequate healthcare.

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