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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.

Ashley Rossi

As Director or Donor Relations for The Common Place, I spend my time advocating for the children and families of Southwest Philadelphia who experience poverty, systemic racism, educational and health inequalities.  The Common Place is seeking disrupt these systems...

Stephanie Sylvain

My community work involves at-risk and marginalized populations especially Haitian immigrants of all ages as well as youth and young adults. I began this work over 20 years by assisting relatives migrating from Haiti and members within my church, the First Haitian...

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...

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...