October 6, 2022

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The Small Business Administration (SBA) and Operation HOPE team up to empower Black businesses

Some of the selected cities include, but are not limited to: Atlanta, Georgia; Columbia, South Carolina; Detroit, Michigan; Los Angeles, California; Memphis, Tennessee; Miami, Florida; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Murfreesboro, Tennessee; New York City, New York; Pensacola, Florida; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Raleigh, North Carolina; Tampa, Florida; Washington D.C. | From: AL DÍA (Read more.)

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Education

How to get a GED in Philly

In Philadelphia, you can get your high school equivalency with help from the city itself. Called Next Level Learning, the program connects you to classes, testing, and other support, and in some cases for free. Of course, you can go and get your high school equivalency on your own, but why not get some help? | From: The Inquirer (Read more.)

Housing

César Andreu Iglesias Garden members push to stop sheriff sales of 2,100 privately liened properties

Temple’s lot is one of 2,100 remaining across the city that have U.S. Bank liens on them, according to advocates who have canvassed the city. Owned by the private bank, rather than the city, these lots are at risk of being sold at Sheriff sales and turned over to developers — which community members say is detrimental to the quality of life of lower-income communities of color by depriving them of green space and accelerating gentrification. | From: The Inquirer (Read more.)

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Civic and Community Engagement

Civic and Community Engagement

Feminist Flea Market organizer opens physical location in South Philly

Zi Aronow, who has been organizing the Feminist Flea Market and Craft Fair via the production company House Cat since 2018, has created temporary space to drive business to local artists and makers, many of whom are queer and/or BIPOC. In order to create a more permanent space to keep that momentum going, Aronow has opened a physical location to sell the work of many of those artists. The shop Baby Tooth launched in the Bok building on September 9. | From: Philadelphia Gay News (Read more.)

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