Community Partner

Aqueelah Brown

Aqueelah Brown, an advocate of self love founded Know Your Worth Girls Inc a nonprofit organization which was established in 2019.

Karen Topping

At Building On Opportunities For Sound Training, we are concerned with the welfare and education of the community at large.  

Shameka Sawyer

My work involves teaching teens directly impacted by gun violence video production skills by creating short documentaries about solutions to gun violence. I am interested in community-academic partnerships to address the impact of gun violence on teens in Philadelphia.

Doris Lynch

I feel our neighborhood is lacking unity in a big way. Without this there is great division, loneliness, and depression. Many are left to fend for themselves due to their pride. We all need each other forever, not just emergencies - before emergencies occur!!! We need...

Bill Maroon

Pathways to Housing PA empowers people with disabilities to improve their housing stability, achieve better health, and reclaim their lives. We start by housing people directly from the streets, without precondition. Then we address their underlying issues around...

Gregory Allen

My life's work involves seeking ways to help Black and Brown urban communities and families to maintain, grow and thrive. I have been doing this work for over 30 years in communities and neighborhoods throughout the Greater Philadelphia region. I am interested in...

Frances Walker

My work involves community interests and I have been doing this work for over 50 years. I am interested in community-academic partnerships to address the issue of lack of housing and other resources for the community. In terms of past CBPR experience, I have been in...

Gwen Soffer

I am the Manager of Wellness at Nationalities Service Center, a non-profit in Philadelphia that serves immigrants and refugees from around the world. I oversee our onsite therapy, holistic therapeutic services, Wellness Liaison program, Chronic Pain Management...