Philadelphia releases first urban agriculture plan

The 10-year roadmap aims to identify the policies, resources, and systems needed to “sustain and grow” agriculture in the city and build a more just food system. The plan takes an “anti-racist lens,” and is rooted in the understanding that the city’s Black, Indigenous, immigrant, and refugee communities have built and nurtured its agricultural traditions over generations. From: WHYY (Read more.)

Community and Family

Expungement clinics in Germantown give residents a chance to clear criminal records and gain opportunities

Every Murder is Real (EMIR) and the Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity (PLSE) partnered to host an expungement clinic at Martin Luther King School in Germantown on the last Saturday in September. And they plan to hold more by the end of the year. It’s one step to helping community members live their best lives, and possibly prevent future violent crime. From: Germantown Info Hub (Read more.)