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Philly Grows Into Its Anarchist Shoe

 03/29/2017 - 09:18
Wooden Shoe es una librería que encierra una atmósfera distinta a la de otros establecimientos dedicados a la venta de libros, aquí el enfoque es colaborativo y político. La librería está ubicada en el 704 South Street.  Foto Archivo Particular.
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Past a chalkboard that says, “Come inside to read a good book,” on one side and “Don’t be an asshole!” on the other, you come across a tattered SEPTA Union Strike poster from the early twentieth century, preserved underneath an equally withered-away lamination. A few cautious inches deep inside of this surreal time machine, a pillar manages to stand from the 1890s home of an anarchist feminist writer and speaker who lived near Drexel University.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 12:00pm
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Wooden Shoe is a library that contains an atmosphere different from other establishments dedicated to the sale of books, here the approach is collaborative and political. The bookstore is located at 704 South Street. Photo: Mónica Marie Zorrilla.

A new restaurant in Madrid serves food to the poor with the revenues made from regular customers.

 12/20/2016 - 04:26
A soup kitchen run by the Navy. Photo: COMMONS-WIKIMEDIA
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The New York Times reports about a Spanish restaurant chain’s business model: use revenue made by serving breakfast and lunch to cover the costs of free dinners for homeless people.

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 4:12am
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A soup kitchen run by the Navy. Photo: COMMONS-WIKIMEDIA

Office of Supportive Housing awarded $8M for homeless programs

 05/05/2016 - 15:37
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The Office of Supportive Housinghas been awarded $8 million in a second installment of grants issued by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 3:16pm
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Crean comité contra el hambre y la indigencia en Filadelfia

 06/24/2015 - 17:17
La hermana Mary Scullion, presidenta y directora ejecutiva de Project HOME es también la co-presidenta del Comité contra el hambre y la indigencia del WMOF. Ana Gamboa/AL DÍA News
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Bajo el liderazgo del Project HOME, el Comité contra el hambre y la indigencia del WMOF ha trabajado durante varios meses para desarrollar un plan para implementar acciones concretas que puedan prevenir y poner fin al hambre y a la falta de vivienda en la región de Filadelfia y Camden.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 2:29pm
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La hermana Mary Scullion, presidenta y directora ejecutiva de Project HOME es también la co-presidenta del Comité contra el hambre y la indigencia del WMOF. Ana Gamboa/AL DÍA News

Pope’s visit empowers initiative to aid and end homelessness in Philly

 06/24/2015 - 14:41
Sister Mary Scullion, president and executive director of Project HOME and the co-chair of the WMOF Hunger and Homelessness Committee. Ana Gamboa/AL DÍA News

With leadership from Project HOME, the WMOF Hunger and Homelessness Committee has worked for several months to develop a plan to implement concrete actions to end and prevent hunger and homelessness in the Philadelphia region and Camden.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 2:29pm
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Sister Mary Scullion, president and executive director of Project HOME and the co-chair of the WMOF Hunger and Homelessness Committee. Ana Gamboa/AL DÍA News