Tag: Wellness

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Post Pandemic Work Includes Wellness as a Priority

By Kristin Holmes

Ten years ago, the anxiety and sleeplessness, stress and migraines, came while Crawford worked her way up from call center to management at Verizon. But last year, she was working for herself in the midst of a pandemic.

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What happens when a victim of gun violence is blamed for their own death?

By Denise Clay-Murray

Some victims of gun violence are blamed for their own death. Families often challenge ambiguous policies to get financial help in the aftermath.

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Hidden Costs: Gun Violence, Mental Health & Financial Stress

Mental health and post traumatic stress bear a hidden cost in the aftermath of gun violence. 

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Peace Day prevails in Philly

By Kim Russell In this world, so much is out of our individual control, so beginning our days with positive affirmations is a small, yet important step toward reclaiming our…

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When Self-Love Is Sanity: Free mental health courses to help you stay sane while standing up to racism

Challenging racism is exhausting. For Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and Asian communities, in particular, the pandemic has further unveiled racial disparities and systemic injustices in the United States. People of Color are often operating within spaces that uphold values rooted in white supremacy while being called upon to help solve diversity and equity issues. All of this, while dealing with their own personal, social, and cultural traumas… during a pandemic.

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Reawakening: Bridging gaps to jumpstart life after incarceration

While Radee Hammett was incarcerated, he witnessed a tragic act of violence that shifted his perspective on the value of his life. He is now a community leader, who uses his experience with incarceration to bridge the gap between prison life and the outside.

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The ‘me too.’ Movement’s New Program Director Has A History of Healing

The ‘me too.’ movement has a new Program Director with a history in healing and wellness-focused practices. Shesheena Bray, a Philadelphia-based mental health therapist starts full time in the role on February 15th.