Previous editions of The Local
– 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.
– 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.
– 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
– 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