Philly Children’s March… by the numbers

  Roberta Frempong shared these statistics at our family gathering earlier this month.  Some impressive stats for just under 10 months of work (if anyone is handy with infograph-making.. you’re hired)! We’ve had… 1 march as a “family contingent” in a large march 2 marches convened by the Philly Children’s March (January march & Baltimore solidarity…

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Start ’em Small: Playgroups

What is the playgroup and how does it work? The ‘Mix and Match Playgroup’ was designed to bring together families of all races leading parallel lives in our community so that children can grow up feeling comfortable with people of varying hues. While the children play freely, it’s an opportunity for parents to discuss relevant issues (as much…

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Our First March

Even in the midst of the weekend’s wintry mix, an estimated 100 people turned out in Mt. Airy to raise their voices in support of the “Black Lives Matter” movement on Saturday. The march was conceived as a response to the tragic killings of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice and far too…

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