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Using the Imagination to Create Reality and Ecology

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This summer, HUNE’s Youth Program (HYP) decided to continue despite all odds. The students met twice a week in-person (and twice offline!) while following strict safety guidelines, and we are happy to report everyone completed the program safe and sound. This summer, the themes were: using the imagination to create reality and ecology. The students mixed […]
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Championing Changemakers

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The Philadelphia Collaborative for Health Equity had the pleasure of facilitating its first Changemakers Workshop, which took place virtually July 20 –30. This workshop recruited youth, ages 14-19, from across the city, who represented diverse neighborhoods that included West Philadelphia, North Philadelphia, Germantown, Hunting Park, Port Richmond, Wissinoming and Northeast Philadelphia. Participants were guided through […]
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Grow to Share for Those Most in Need

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In the Greater Philadelphia region, 1 in 5 people are considered “food insecure,” meaning access to fresh, healthy food is restricted on an ongoing basis. Fresh food may not always be accessible due to geography, safety concerns, or financial situation. Food insecure communities are relying more than ever on hunger relief organizations. In an effort […]
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A Prepared and Healthy New Mom

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Maria first came to Casa del Carmen in October 2019 for parenting education classes. On that day, Maria, who was 4 months pregnant, was assigned a parenting educator, Triana, who remained by her side through joyous and very difficult periods. Maria stated that as a new mother from Mexico, in a foreign country, she wanted […]
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Fairhill’s Future Leaders

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Aisha Morales was 9 years old and in the 4th grade when she first joined Providence Center’s afterschool program. Aisha was so inspired by her Teen Leader (high school students we hire every year to work in our afterschool program) that she wanted to come back after graduating from our program to become a Teen Leader herself, and she didn’t stop there.
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A Safe and Healthy Home

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Alfonso Guzman knows the value of a safe and healthy home “I didn’t have a kitchen or anything … They have done good work and I feel good!” (Translated from Spanish, in which the interview took place.) The importance of a safe and healthy home is even more critical as most of us are forced to shelter-at-home. What […]
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