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Hidden Costs: Gun Violence, Seeking Wellness in the Aftermath

By Denise Clay-Murray

Connecting victims of gun violence to resources that may help them achieve a sense of well-being means navigating a complex system with ambiguous rules. When you’re trying to find resources to pay for counseling, medical care, or funeral services for a family member who was a victim of gun violence, there are a lot of acronyms you might want to learn.

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The Importance of Midwives and the Skill and Science Behind Being One

By Nina Indigo

Researchers have brought a serious issue in midwifery to surface. They stress the importance of midwives and their need to better understand the skill and science of being one, specifically within their emotional intelligence. Why, because it’s essential to how well they perform their roles as midwives.

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11 Days of Love Stories Press Release

Love Now Media, a media and news organization that uplifts the voices of those advocating for justice, wellness, and equity will host its annual storytelling series 11 Days of Love Stories this year from June 14th to June 24th. The series returns for its fourth year or programs with daily TV and social media broadcasts, 7 new short documentaries and 3 live events, after skipping a year due to the pandemic. All 3 of Love Now Media’s 11 Days of Love Stories live events will be held at Sol Garden Studios located 1000 Buttonwood Street, in the Callowhill section of Philadelphia, PA.

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Why Love? Why Now? Love prevailed during the pandemic

By Carlo Campbell

Three couples share stories about finding love in uncertain times. Fear and commitment led many to reroute their wedding aisle GPS and take a lovers pit stop and play things by ear. Fear for the vulnerable in our population, our elders, and people with preexisting health concerns, along with commitment to honor state, federal, and CDC directives curtailing travel and large group gatherings.

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Beloved Culture: a Philippine-American story of love of liberation

By Kristine Villanueva

On one hand, being Filipino-American means not fully knowing your roots, like the tribe your family first belonged to, what barangay your ancestors lived in. While this is a painful truth, it can also lead to finding new ways to keep the culture alive. In learning about my heritage, I felt more empowered to embody Filipinas in history who fought for liberation.

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