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.)

Civic and Community Engagement

CHOP has a new mental health center in West Philly. Community members want providers to spend time outside its walls.

West Philadelphians concerned about the mental health effect of gun violence on their children are grateful for a new outpost that the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is opening in their neighborhood. But in a community forum Wednesday, some said they wanted providers to engage with their new neighbors outside the center as well. | From: The Inquirer (Read more.)