Features (Page 4)

Special Report: Philly Stories

Illegal trash dumping plagues Philadelphia’s Black and brown neighborhoods

It is common for developers to buy up vacant lots for cheap, and then leave them to fill with trash.

Special Report: Philly Stories

In Bustleton, a home away from home

Bustleton is a haven for post-Soviet refugees and immigrants.


LGBTQ community find a home in Big Apple Rec League

"I can no longer walk out of my door in New York City and be alone."


Transgender, non-binary and gender non-confirming boxing group promotes community building

While Nolan Hanson was taking time off from competing in amateur boxing due to a wrist injury that required surgery, […]


Non-profit helps students in Bronx grow microgreens to tackle food insecurity

Its activities are divided between organizing climate-based after-school programming like the gardening club and incorporating climate curriculum into classes.


New York City’s Ukraine Village unites as war in Ukraine continues

 As the war goes on, the community keeps gathering for fundraising events.


The St. Patrick Day Parade Returns to 5th Avenue

The pandemic put a halt to this loud and joyful celebration of the Irish.


Teaching Black History that begins in Africa can empower Black children

"Trauma would lessen, if children were taught at a young age what life was like before slavery."


The fight for climate education in New York

Education is a missing link in the climate action plan. 


Delivering Fresh Food to the South Bronx

There are now a total of 11 Community Fridges in the Bronx, where anyone can take or give food. Even though this initiative is amazing, it is still not enough.