Mighty Writers Germantown is a safe space for community, education, and imagination. Students gain skills to excel in studies and social life. Discover workshops and mentorship’s importance in building confidence. Participants and parents spoke with GIH about the program’s impact on education and community engagement.
This op-ed explores the pitfalls of Philly’s “jawn” going mainstream, criticizing surface-level adoption and urging genuine appreciation for Black culture. Eboni Zamani emphasizes the need for authentic connections and recognition beyond mere trends.
Meet Rashidah Robinson, a local entrepreneur bringing revitalization to East Germantown’s Chew and Chelten corridor. From childhood memories to business dreams, discover her journey to transform the neighborhood with new businesses, jobs, and community connections.
La Salle University’s art museum in East Germantown is displaying a selection of its permanent collection of over 5,000 works of art by Black artists, including pieces by Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, and Barbara Bullock, to celebrate Black History Month.
Visit Philadelphia collaborates with the Free Library and Little Free Library, distributing over 1,500 banned books by Black authors in “Little Free(dom) Libraries” across the city for Black History Month, with Historic Germantown serving as a distribution site to promote literacy, challenge censorship, and celebrate Black stories.
Participatory Defense helps people navigate the justice system for better outcomes. Here’s more about the hubs and where to find them.
Need in Deed is hosting an Educational Equity Forum on Feb 5 to discuss inadequate funding policies in Philadelphia’s education system. The event is free, requires registration, and will be live-streamed.
Pole Empress in Germantown celebrates fifth anniversary with a student and teacher showcase this Saturday.
Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s transformative dream, here are six events in Germantown to carry out his vision.
Perfectly Flawless Boutique is a small fashion haven in Germantown. Owner Crystal Jackson strives to enact social good by offering discounts on her merchandise to customers if they bring old clothes, which will be repurposed to those who need them for free.
Weavers Way’s new Germantown store has been bridging community connections with outreach initiatives, workshops, and active member engagement. They are set to open March 2024.