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Serving the People ‘Boxes, Not Bullets,’ at the Community Healing Garden

The Community Healing Garden on the corner of 31st and Wharton Streets was formed after tragedy struck the block on July 15, 2020. On that day, neighbors found  a woman’s body in a plastic bin in the vacant lot at that corner. Community leader Boogie Rose lives near there: “Not only did we take that […]

The People’s Kitchen: Putting People Over Profits

Ben Miller and Cristina Martinez of South Philly Barbacoa have a vision for Philly: one where peach trees grow along Broad St., hungry people have access to free nutritious meals, immigrant and undocumented workers have good paying jobs and opportunities in the community, and where the people work collectively to make changes that help the […]