Point Breeze: Garden Anchors Food Access And Connects Community

Point Breeze: Garden Anchors Food Access And Connects Community

New American families are staking claim in South Philadelphia from the ground up. The Growing Together Garden on 25th and Reed Streets has been offering refugees and community members the opportunity to grow fresh produce and cultivate community since its opening in 2015. In a new partnership between the Nationalities Service Center (NSC) and the Pennsylvania Horticultural […]

 

Immigration: Five Organizations Helping Immigrants

Immigration: Five Organizations Helping Immigrants

Community organizations have evolved into some of the most powerful advocates for immigrants. Some groups focus solely on activism, while others perform multiple services to ease the fear of refugees who are in dire need of assistance. Here are five organizations willing to lend aid to legal immigrants, undocumented residents and refugees alike. Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia CAGP serves […]

 

Immigration: Lawyer Works to Help Families Like His

Immigration: Lawyer Works to Help Families Like His

While the United States had been described as a melting pot of cultural diversity, immigration reform has been a controversial topic due to concerns such as the weak economy and national security. For six years, Steven Larin has served as director of the legal services department at Nationalities Service Center, one of several organizations in Philadelphia dedicated […]