Showing posts with tag: Latino culture

16 MAY 2018

Conduct a Community Tour

Let’s take a walk. While it could be done for exercise, most community tours entail something more purposeful. We walk in order to get a better sense of the neighborhood. What are you looking for? You could be observing housing conditions, infrastructure needs (such as roads and bridges), the presence or absence of businesses, the […]

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4 AUGUST 2017

After School Program Lends Hope To Children

Twenty years ago, Nueva Creacion Lutheran Church started an after school program in one of Philadelphia’s toughest neighborhoods, Fairhill, known by residents as “The Badlands” due to excessive drugs and violence.  When the pastor and his wife began networking in this predominantly Puerto Rican neighborhood, they asked residents what their needs were.  The result:  Centro […]

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