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Moments in Philly Social Impact: November Edition

State of Young Philly

Young Involved Philadelphia hosted its annual State of Young Philly, a gathering civic-minded millennials to learn how to make change happen in Philadelphia.
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Strawberry Mansion Learning Center

Strawberry Mansion Learning Center

We visited Kevin Upshur at the Strawberry Mansion Learning Center, where neighborhood youth can access computers, internet, and other resources to add to their education.
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The Kimmel Center's It Gets Better Residency Week

The Kimmel Center ran a one-week residency program around the theme “It Gets Better” to discuss bullying issues in our community and give LGBTQ youth a voice. The week featured a youth led panel, a spoken word series, in-school assemblies, and a live concert finale at the Kimmel Center.
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Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance Board Election

The Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA) elected its first board of directors, marking another milestone for the growing cooperative member association.
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PEC & Public Workshop Message Center on Lancaster Avenue

The intersection of Lancaster Avenue and 42nd Street in West Philadelphia got a new picnic table and colorful message board where residents can post information about upcoming events, services, and other useful resources for the community. The table and board were designed and built by volunteers through a partnership of the People’s Emergency Center (PEC) and Public Workshop.
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East Mount Airy Neighbors call for inaugural grants.

The East Mount Airy Neighbors (EMAN) Community Fund is seeking nonprofit applicants for its inaugural round of grantmaking. The Philadelphia Foundation helped the group establish a donor advised fund, a flexible alternative to the creation of a private foundation or direct giving.
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DBHIDS hosts an Art Recovery Art Exhibit

DBHIDS's Art to Recovery exhibit is the first art exhibit in Philadelphia exclusively featuring works of art by both amateur and professional artists on the journey from recovery to resilience.
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