Neighborhood and Communities

Summer of Unity Street Festival

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August 24, 2013
A Free event for all ages!


The Summer of Unity Street Festival will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2013. Special guest appearances include Kindred the Family Soul and Urban Guerilla Orchestra. The Street Festival will be held at Chew Playground located on 19th & Washington Ave 12-pm-8pm.

MLK365 Community Leadership Webinar

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August 13, 2013
Learn how to improve your community!

UAC Program Partner MLK365 is having a community workshop webinar focused on building community leadership and involvement through civic engagement. The workshops share best practices in civic leadership and how to address community needs.

The webinar will be on August 13, 2013 from 1pm-2pm. For more information, please contact Louisa Mfum-Mensah at or call 215-851-1806.

The Heart Beneath the Hood

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August 5, 2013
A conversation on equality, unity, and peace for all.


Join Philly Reacts for their first event “The Heart Beneath the Hood: Artistic Action for Trayvon Martin” on Monday, August 5, 2013. Hosted by Laiya Stclair of Hot 107.9 and featuring performances from Sonia Sanchez, jazz vocalist Ruth Naomi Floyd, New Freedom Theatre’s youth vocal ensemble, this will be a night you do not want to miss!

5th Annual MLK365 Beer Summit: A Continuing Conversation on Race Relations

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July 30, 2013
A conversation you don't want to miss!

MLK365 started this initiative five years ago in response to the arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates by Cambridge Police Sergeant James Crowley. Gates was later invited by President Obama along with Sergeant Crowley to discuss the incident over beer at the White House.

During this incident, MLK 365 organized a Beer Summit in Center City to gather citizens to discuss race relations in Philadelphia and throughout the country.  MLK365 will be continuing this discussion on Tuesday, July 30, 2013.

MLK365 and Neighbors in Action Community Leadership Workshop

Event Details
July 23, 2013
Find out how to make your community a better place!

MLK365 will be hosting a workshop in Camden, NJ on Tuesday, July, 23, 2013. Global Citizen launched the community workshop series in order to focus on building community leadership and community involvement through civic engagement. Workshops share best practices in civic leadership in addition to guiding participants on how to address community needs.

The workshop will be held at the Cathedral Kitchen located on 1514 Federal Street in Camden, NJ from 1pm-2pm.