Immigration: For Those Who Move To Philadelphia, The Mental Health Journey Is Often Far From Over

Immigration: For Those Who Move To Philadelphia, The Mental Health Journey Is Often Far From Over

UPROOTING Born and raised in Barranquilla, Colombia, Carolina Coronado never thought she’d leave her native country. But one day in the mid-2000s she received a phone call from a Colombian guerrilla group — part of a rebellious anti-government movement — threatening her family. “We moved immediately from Barranquilla,” Coronado said. “I left everything behind. Dog, […]

 

Mayfair: Jim Ortlieb, a Man of Many Trades

Mayfair: Jim Ortlieb, a Man of Many Trades

Jim Ortlieb became active in his community in 1989 when graffiti began popping up on the backs of businesses on his block of Frankford Avenue. At 19 years old, he took it upon himself to go out, buy some paint and cover the graffiti himself. “I saw a kid with spray paint and chased him […]