Fishtown: ‘Men Can’ Campaign Issues Invitation to Join Effort to End Domestic Violence

Fishtown: ‘Men Can’ Campaign Issues Invitation to Join Effort to End Domestic Violence

Based in Fishtown’s non-profit organization Lutheran Settlement House, the Men Can (Prevent Family Violence) Campaign is an initiative to address domestic violence throughout Philadelphia. By providing education, garnering attention and taking new approaches, Men Can is trying to change culture by getting to the roots and core of the abuse. Traditionally, domestic violence prevention has been a […]

 

Olde Kensington: Director Keeps LSH a Well-Oiled Machine

Olde Kensington: Director Keeps LSH a Well-Oiled Machine

Inside the Lutheran Settlement House, at 1340 Frankford Ave., is an atmosphere of constant activity where people are always smiling. From bingo to GED preparation, the century-old building houses enough social services to satisfy the community’s neediest. The building must stay a well-oiled machine through funding and lots of care; a task executive director Kelly […]

 By Kirsten Griffin and Emma Jones

Fishtown: Lutheran Settlement House Offers Assistance to Those in Need

Fishtown: Lutheran Settlement House Offers Assistance to Those in Need

[vimeo 68239919] Lutheran Settlement House is located at 1340 Frankford Ave. and has a rich history in not only the Fishtown community but also the entire city. Opened in 1902 by Lutheran nuns, LSH became a home away from home for people in the community. “In the beginning, LSH was much more of a community center, […]