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.

PA 211 Helpline: An Under-Sourced “Resource” for Returning Citizens 

Explore how PA 211 Helpline by United Way supports returning citizens in Philadelphia, providing reentry resources 24/7. Uncover the challenges faced by those leaving prison and the need for inclusive community support. Learn about the initiative’s potential to reduce recidivism and uplift individuals after incarceration.

How Philadelphia Artist Seraiah Nicole is Embracing the Soft Life

Discover how Philadelphia artist Seraiah Nicole embraces the “soft life” in a candid conversation with Love Now Media. Uncover her strategies for combating career pressures, embracing presence over grind, and incorporating affirmations and style into her creative routines. Join the journey at

DecolonizePhilly’s ‘Fight for A Land Revolution’ at WURD Radio’s ecoFEST

Explore the fusion of community and activism at WURD Radio’s ecoFEST, a celebration of environmental justice. Learn about DecolonizePhilly’s ‘Fight for A Land Revolution,’ advocating for land reform and addressing systemic disparities. Anchored in love and resilience, ecoFEST is a transformative movement redefining narratives for Black and Brown communities in the era of climate change and societal injustices.

Igniting Change Through Love and Storytelling: The WOMEN’S WAY Fellowship Journey

Explore the empowering journey of the WOMEN’S WAY Change the Narrative Fellowship, where love-infused storytelling transforms lives. Founder Jos Duncan Asé reflects on the profound impact of these resilient and courageous stories, emphasizing the unique experiences that inspire positive change. Join the transformative power of personal narratives in this remarkable exploration of hope and resilience.

Love, Liberty & The Pursuit of Justice: Listen to the Voices Behind the Votes

As the world moves beyond the pandemic, 2023 marks a pivotal moment for the future of the city of Philadelphia. Residents are casting their votes in the primary and general elections that will fill key civil servant roles which include the mayor, sheriff, municipal court, and a special election for city controller.