Taller Puertorriqueño is a nonprofit in Fairhill that focuses on Puerto Rican and Latino arts and culture. Artist Miguel Antonio Horn's work, "Dissonance," is on display in Taller’s gallery until Oct. 28. The exhibit reflects on "cacerlazos," a form of protest in which people bang on pots and pans. Rafael Damast, exhibitions program manager and... Continue Reading →
A Helping Hand: How Are Nonprofits Impacting Our Communities?
Aaron Gibbs and Jenny Roberts are setting out to find the people, places, and stories behind Philadelphia's Nonprofit organizations. Photo Credit: Jayna Schaffer Aaron Gibbs is a senior at Temple University studying Journalism. When he's not writing, you'll find he spends most of his free time online shopping, reading fashion blogs or watching sports.... Continue Reading →
How are nonprofits impacting Philly?
Jenny Roberts and Aaron Gibbs will be covering the nonprofit beat. They are both senior journalism majors at Temple University in Philadelphia. Jenny is the supervising editor at The Temple News, the university's editorially independent student newspaper, which means she spends most of her time deleting the oxford comma from writers' drafts. Aaron is currently... Continue Reading →
Business is booming for Rooster Soup Co., a newly opened restaurant that donates 100% of its profits.
Keeping its table's full is no issue for Rooster Soup Co., a Philadelphia restaurant partnered with Federal Donuts and Broad Street Ministry that gives 100 percent of its profits to Broad Street Ministry’s Hospitality Collaborative. Federal Donuts is a popular food chain in Philadelphia that serves fried chicken, coffee, and donuts. Broad Street Ministry is a... Continue Reading →
Disability Pride Parade is back for fifth year, with some new improvements
Alan Holdsworth was window-shopping in his home country, England, when he realized there might be something wrong with his legs. As a young adult, Holdsworth caught a glimpse of himself in the reflection that day, and what he saw shocked him. “I looked in a window and I realized: I’m not walking like anybody else,”... Continue Reading →