For My Sister, For Myself

For The Cook Sisters, the self and selves go hand-in-hand, transcending time and space. And they both require a “yes” to love. “I want for my sisters what I want for myself,” Jeannine once wrote in a post on social media. It would appear that what she wants for herself, is indeed what her sisters feel they need. 

Loving Myself As I Am: Aziza Shuler in Her Own Words

I come from a lineage of women who’ve grappled with the complexities of love, a theme that has deeply shaped my own journey. At the heart of this narrative lies the absence of a mother’s love, a defining element passed down through generations. This absence, in turn, led me to a realization: one of the most powerful forces in the universe is a mother’s love.

For The Love of Germantown: Eboni Zamani

Eboni Zamani is a Black filmmaker who is Nicetown-born and who spent much of her coming-of-age with family and friends in Germantown. Years later, Zamani has officially made Germantown her home.

Building Hope in Philadelphia Neighborhoods Under Siege – MindSite News

Former student Jadera Wright walks past the school’s familiar painted logo and flyers for construction apprenticeship programs, AmeriCorps assignments and notices for licensing tests. Wright, a recent YouthBuild Philly graduate who is currently working in security, smiles as she greets former classmates and people like the school’s lead social worker, Samantha Cranford, or Miss Sam as she’s known to her students.

Love Now Media’s Poet’s Press Call for Poetry

Submit your original, unpublished poetry to Love Now Media’s Poet’s Press on the theme ‘Peace In Perspective.’ Explore local and global news through creative expression, addressing issues of peace, community, and wellness. Selected poets will be compensated $150-$500 and featured in Love Now Magazine, amplifying your voice on justice and community matters.

Empathy As Art: A Conversation on Disability with ‘The Cost of Living’ Cast

“The Cost of Living,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Martyna Majok, explores the depth of relationships between disabled and nondisabled individuals. Directed by Jeffrey L. Page, the rehearsal process included a groundbreaking discussion involving the cast, crew, disability advocates, caregivers, and policymakers.

Journalism’s next disruptor: Love

In their own words, Love Now Media is “on a mission to help create a more just, well, and equitable future by amplifying acts of love at the intersection of social justice, wellness, and equity.” You might be rolling your eyes here thinking: “This doesn’t sound like journalism.” Jos is used to that response, and she understands it. After all, disruptors tend not to be invited into the fold. But it hasn’t stopped her from finding people, foundations, and communities to support her growing media empire.