Words Beats And Life’s “Alt Spring Break” Web Series Comes to Philly: A Conversation with Love Now Media’s CEO Jos Duncan Asé

Like many leaders, Jos Duncan Asé’s origin story is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit. She faced significant adversities, such as the loss of her father and her mother’s battle with addiction. With the support of family and community members, these hardships molded her into a change agent, determined to make a positive difference in her community. 

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.

Dreams In Smoke

“Dreams in Smoke” is a reflection on the impact of genocide. Through evocative language and vivid imagery, the poem explores the tragic consequences of conflict, leaving readers with a sobering reminder of the human cost of violence and the enduring search for hope amidst despair.

Philly Block Captains Hope Cleanups and Care Will Keep Streets Safe from Gun Violence

The City of Philadelphia’s block captain program has existed for 79 years, according to a city spokesperson. It empowers residents to become resource hubs in their neighborhoods, connecting people to needed city services such as property repairs and garbage pickup. Block captains can also apply for block party permits, paint curbs and fences and set up free libraries.

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Submit your original, unpublished poetry to Love Now Media’s Poet’s Press on the theme ‘Peace In Perspective.’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.

World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia Embarks on New Era with Thomas Young at the Helm

By strengthening the support for minority businesses and enhancing the city’s infrastructure, Young envisions Philadelphia not just as a participant but as a leader in international dialogue. The city will be poised to offer its businesses the world’s stage – thereby giving access, opportunity, and empowerment for a more inclusive and interconnected global economy.

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.