Pedro Rodriguez’s journey from a student activist in the 1970s to a lifelong community advocate in Philadelphia. His work spans housing advocacy, government roles, and even leading the Philly Counts 2020 campaign. In retirement, he continues his activism, emphasizing the power of multiracial coalitions.
Doriana Diaz, an artist and poet hailing from Germantown, has consistently utilized art as a means to navigate her inner thoughts and feelings. In her current role as a grassroots arts organizer, she employs arts education as a tool for fostering community healing.