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Escaping Zurnita’s box: An Indonesian immigrant’s journey to find community people

Jun. 29, 2019 8:00 am

Escaping Zurnita’s box: An Indonesian immigrant’s journey to find community

Adjusting to life in the United States isn’t easy when home still feels like thousands of miles away.
Farrah Parkes: ‘I have always wanted my work to be about making a difference’ people

May 20, 2019 8:30 am

Farrah Parkes: ‘I have always wanted my work to be about making a difference’

The new executive director of New Century Trust says that the private foundation's focus on gender justice is a perfect fit.
Power Moves: Remembrance, justice and paradigms in the spotlight people

Apr. 2, 2019 3:07 pm

Power Moves: Remembrance, justice and paradigms in the spotlight

An astonishing range of power women made their moves in March — fittingly, the month in which we stop to honor women's history and achievements.
Beware that your relationship with donors isn’t sabotaged by unconscious bias funding

Mar. 7, 2019 2:04 pm

Beware that your relationship with donors isn’t sabotaged by unconscious bias

A recent Twitterstorm from Stephen King was a useful reminder for fundraisers: Do not make assumptions based on binary gender stereotypes. Full stop.
#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).

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