Chinatown North: Asian Arts Initiative Encourages Protest Through Art

Chinatown North: Asian Arts Initiative Encourages Protest Through Art

Aram Han Sifuentes still remembers the first protest banner she made — the words “Dump Trump” sit emblazoned atop a teal fabric playfully covered in pugs. The fiber artist said she always has extra fabric on hand, and after the results of the 2016 presidential election, she turned to her craft to respond to Donald […]

 

Logan Square: Monthly Meetup Provides Resources For Industry Leaders

Logan Square: Monthly Meetup Provides Resources For Industry Leaders

Marta Rusek is the organizer of Nonprofit Nerds Meetup, a monthly gathering of nonprofit professionals, business owners and people interested in the nonprofit field. The meetup, which is held at the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Regional Foundation Center, celebrates two years of operation this month. Through the meetups, participants learn the ins-and-outs of industry skills, […]

 

Oxford Circle: With New Curriculum At Carnell, Students Focus On Solutions

Oxford Circle: With New Curriculum At Carnell, Students Focus On Solutions

Laura H. Carnell Elementary School was one of four schools given approval by the School District of Philadelphia to redesign the academic structure of their school. The other schools are Chester Arthur Elementary, Jenks Academy for the Arts & Science and Tilden Middle School. Project Based Learning (PBL), through the national curriculum organization Expeditionary Learning (EL), is […]