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2021

December
New Day at NAACP. Purple Blackwell interviews Catharine Hicks, the new President of
Philly’s NAACP chapter.
Toward a Better Justice. The flawed Rittenhouse verdict demonstrates the need for Restorative Justice.
Tat’s a Shame. Think before inking a lover’s name on your body.
Whose Neighborhood? Heads up NIMBYs. Law suits, like the one filed by an East Falls RCO against a proposed development, aren’t the answer — activism is.

November
Rescuing Gtown YWCA. Activists push for new developer for historic landmark
Taking out the trash. Gtown resident helps fight Philly’s tide of trash
Cruel and Unusual. America’s for-profit prison system is a cruel race to the bottom (line)
Pages for All Ages. SOWN’s intergenerational reading programs helps seniors and grandkids.

October
Ida Know. Hurricane Ida flooding,
Classic Film, Community Conversation. “Do the Right Thing” film event,
Old School Halloween. Halloween memories from SOWN,
Public Safety Progress? Reclaim Philly critiques Philly police budget

September
Calculated Frisk. Police Experimenting with Less ‘Stop & Frisk’ in NW Philly
Mad or Nah. Neighbors React to New Mask Mandates & Vax Requirements
Crisis Coping for Kids. Skills for traumatized students.
Cleaner Currents. JeffU Students’ Project Removes Trash from the Schuylkill

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