Philly Forests, Sally Blagg and FarmerJawn will soon open a locally and independently-run Farmers Market in Germantown; highlighting a dozen Northwest Philadelphia vendors.
Our neighborSupreme Dow grew up with activists, revolutionaries, and literature about fighting oppression and racism…so it’s no surprise he founded the Black Writers Museum in 2010. But before Supreme was known for the museum…he was known as Dody Dow’s son. In this Germantown Voices story, he shares how his mother made him who he is today.
It’s been a year since community members came together and offered solutions to the pandemics effects. Learn where some Germantown solutions are in their journey.
Tyraine Ragsdale has spent years combining beats and science under the DJ name Grand Hank. Learn how the West Philly native will bring a STEM Center to East Germantown to inspire youth.
Thursday, Feb.25 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., the Info Hub and local organizers will discuss how volunteer-led groups can avoid burnout and keep their movement going.
One charter school with plans to target children in Germantown is being evaluated by the Philadelphia School District Board of Education. Learn more here.
In early March, the pandemic had just begun to trickle to America. Businesses were open, and masks were not yet recommended. It was early and unclear how the coronavirus would affect our nation. But Germantown Resident Barbara Kigozi felt the effects of the virus before it hit America. Kigozi lost her 81-year-old mother to the virus in England, long before we knew this was a pandemic. Here is Barbara Kigozi, on losing her mother, and interchangeably, the most important thing in her life.