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The Beauty of Small Business-Providing Light under Any Circumstance

In the middle of a global pandemic and nationwide protests, owner Blew Kind’s vision for how a coffee shop can transcend food and beverage is ahead of its time. With a $10,000 grant from the LISC Rapid Relief & Resiliency Fund Franny Lou's Porch continues to shine light in Kensington.

We know how to solve Philly’s housing crisis. We just need to do it.

We’re proud of what we’ve done to address affordable housing issues in Philadelphia. However, with thousands of families lacking affordable housing, 5,700 people living in homeless shelters or on the streets, and some even taking over vacant buildings, there is far more work to be done. The crisis demands immediate action with ...

Heartbroken; but our spirit and commitment to justice remains unbroken

Across the nation, and here at home in Philly, the events of the past weeks have been devastating. The brutal and senseless murder of George Floyd, following the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor; the righteous anger over police practices and systemic racism that led to their deaths, and many who preceded them; the charged confrontations ...