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Voices from Other Worlds: Twelve Gates Arts Brings the East to Philadelphia

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Twelve Gates Arts brings the city voices of people in diaspora, and shows Philadelphia something about the outside world — and itself.

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Urban Farming in Philly Reaches New Heights

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Cloud 9 Rooftop Farm is striving not only to be in harmony with nature, but with the current layout of the city itself.

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How Important Is Nutrition for the Seriously Ill?

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The Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance (MANNA) brings healthy meals to Philadelphians suffering from terminal or serious maladies.

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Five Places You Can Volunteer This Summer

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As summer reaches its peak, OMAAT celebrates the season by sharing some of our favorite spots to engage in some invigorating and fulfilling volunteer work.

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Married On Sunday. Fired On Friday. What’s Next?

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Now that marriage equality has been achieved, gay rights activists must look toward the future. Workplace equality is their next big hurdle.

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Smile If You See This Bus in Philly… Here’s Why

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The Portside Arts Center brings arts, music, and drama education to the children who most need it. And you can help.

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The Portside Community Arts Festival Lights Up the City

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On April 25th, from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm, the Portside Arts Center will turn the streets into a living, many-faceted art project, in which everyone is invited to collaborate.

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You Are What You Eat: Philly Students Learn About Nutrition

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The Vetri Foundation for Children and My Daughter’s Kitchen work together to teach Philadelphia students how to make their own meals and make the city healthier.

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Philly Works to House Its Citizens

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With this burgeoning increase in the construction of affordable housing complexes, the work of community organizations like Better Tomorrows has become even more relevant.

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City Runners Go Interstellar

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The “Meet Me On Mars” challenge pushes participants across the country and world to run for a cause — as far as they can.

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Pushing Communities M.I.L.E.s Ahead

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Music Is Love Exchange combines artistic expression with hands-on community development both at home and abroad — and it’s just getting started.

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Local Nonprofit Shapes Up Philadelphia Kids

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Local education and athletics group SquashSmarts has made a mission of keeping Philadelphia kids in school.

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Philadelphia Celebrates the Life of Dr. King

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On this day, Jan. 19, 2015, 47 years after the passing of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Philadelphians have planned a variety of events throughout the city to honor his life and remember his message.

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