Advocacy

PowerShift

Location

35 S. 18th Street
Philadephia, PA 19103
United States
(215) 567-7107
Fax: 
215-567-0861
Hours of Operation: 
Vary
35 S. 18th Street
Philadephia, PA 19103
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Dr.
Keith
Leaphart
Owner

To strengthen the next generation of Philadelphia's business, political and civic leaders by providing a platform for this generation to build "high end networks" with current and future leaders.

Services provided: 
Mentoring, Advocacy and Education

Parents United for Public Education

Location

7013 Cresheim Road
Philadelphia, PA 19119
United States
215-692-3677
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm (and as needed)
7013 Cresheim Road
Philadelphia, PA 19119
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Robin
Roberts
Coordinator
A parent voice for Philadelphia public schools calling for academic achievement, accountability, and putting kids first in school budgets.
Services provided: 
Advocacy and Education-Youth

One Day At A Time (ODAAT)

Location

2532 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19132
United States
215-226-7860
Fax: 
215-226-7869
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 8am–5pm
2532 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19132
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mel
Wells
President
ODAAT is dedicated to serving low-income and homeless individuals in the Philadelphia area who are afflicted by addiction and HIV/AIDS. Our focus is on providing peer support and promoting healthy, positive lifestyles. ODAAT utilizes a community-based recovery model and support system, allowing people to recover in the same environment in which they became addicted.
Services provided: 
Addiction Recovery, Advocacy, Business/Entrepreneurship/Financial Literacy, Education - Adult, Food Bank, GED Preparation, Health, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Job Training and Placement, HIV Medical Case Management

Neighborhood United Against Drugs (NUAD)

Location

5214 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
United States
215-724-7430
Hours of Operation: 
Adult services are offered 9am-5pm, Youth services are after school and during the summer.
5214 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mr.
Joseph
E.
Purnell
Executive Director

To reduce drug use/abuse, teen pregnancy, chronic illness, the spread of HIV infection, and senseless violence in the community.  Programs and activities are designed to educate and equip people with the skills needed to make positive choices in life.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, After School Activities, Education - Youth, Health, Health Issues Treatment, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Service, Violence Prevention

GALAEI (Gay and Lesbian, Latino Aids Education Initiative)

Location

149 W. Susquehanna Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States
267-457-3912
Fax: 
267-758-6923
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
149 W. Susquehanna Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Fransisco
Cortes
Interim Director

A queer Latin@ social justic organization, Galaei maintains a strong commitment to being a community based organization dedicated to serving Latinidad, providing social services around HIV/AIDS and sexual health, organizing, networking, and referrals.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Education - Adult, Education - Youth, Health, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Housing Counseling, Youth Development

Grand Central

Location

1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-880-9457
Fax: 
215-557-6882
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 9am-4pm
1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Chartan
Nelson
Director

To bring together a consortium of community-based and public agencies, family members, community and faith-based leaders to serve all who are caring for others' children, including relatives and family friends. To provide information and referrals, brief services, and advocacy. To act as a catalyst for systems change by identifying service gaps and creating model programs to fill unmet needs. To improve the lives of kinship caregivers and their children.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Family Services, Neighborhood and Community Service, Parent Education/Training

Haitian Relief Fund

Location

C/O Urban Affairs Coalition
1207 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-527-6698
C/O Urban Affairs Coalition
1207 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ramond
Joseph
Board President

To help rebuild the communites in Haiti

Services provided: 
Economic development, advocacy and business development

Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia

Location

C/O Urban Affairs Coalition
1207 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-527-6698
C/O Urban Affairs Coalition
1207 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ramond
Joseph
Board President

To help elevate Philadelphia’s Haitian community through education, professional development, and mentorship.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Business/Entrepreneurship/Financial Literacy, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Services,Workforce Development

Explorers Sans Frontières

Location

2500 E. Oakdale Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
United States
215-850-4743
Hours of Operation: 
Varies
2500 E. Oakdale Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Shonta
Collins
President

Explorer San Frontiers Event To build cultural connections one person and one community at a time. Our programs are designed to integrate travel with learning so that the exchange of knowledge is used to improve relationships among diverse cultures through personal communication, humanitarian projects and assistance, as well as through practical training and application of learned skills.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Economic Inclusion, Education - Adult, Education - Youth, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Service, Literacy, Youth Development

COLOURS

Location

1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 910
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
215-832-0100
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 10am-8pm
1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 910
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Damon
Humes
Executive Director
To respond to the lack of positive and progressive educational advocacy and support mechanisms for LGBT people of color in the Greater Philadelphia area.
Services provided: 
Advocacy, Education - Adult, Education - Youth, Health Issues Treatment, Health Issues Education, HIV/STD/ Hepatitis C Prevention/Education/Screening and Testing Services