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Philadelphia Awards $1.9M in Overdose Prevention and Community Healing Grants | Prevention Fund

June 8th, 2023, The City of Philadelphia announced the first round of grantees for the Overdose Prevention and Community Healing Fund - Managed by the Thomas Scattergood Behavior Health Foundation. From the national opioid settlements, the Prevention Fund invests in community-based organizations as trusted messengers and provides prevention resources to areas of the city most impacted by the overdose crisis. It is estimated that Philadelphia will receive $200 million over […]

todayJune 12, 2023

Climate Change

Chester Lives Matter CRCQL | Industrial Pollution

We travelled to Chester, PA to learn more about the massive trash incinerator that has been burning "Trash to Steam" since the 1980's and how this has been effecting the residents and businesses in Chester. Zulene Mayfield is the Founder of C.R.C.Q.L. , Chester Residents Concerned for Quality Living (or “circle”). "We are a grassroots community-led organization leading the environmental justice movement for clean air in Chester City and Delaware […]

todayJune 12, 2023


History Made in Philadelphia: First, Female, Latina, LGBTQ+ U.S. Attorney

LGBTQ+ U.S. Attorney Jacqueline Romero, makes history as a Hispanic LGBTQ+ Woman to ever hold the post in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and this is the first time ever for the US Attorney to come to a community meeting to discuss and most importantly listen to the community leaders. This meeting was conducted by senior Pastor Fisher who’s the NAS President (neighborhood, advisory sub-committee) and NAC coordinator, Carilyn Rodríguez […]

todayMay 29, 2023