Local Initiatives Services Corp

Corajus leads the public stakeholder engagement process in order to establish shared priorities and an agenda for a 3-year pilot to develop an economic development strategy in North Philadelphia. The goal is to design and implement a network of coordinated actions, programs and investments that yield real and catalytic ways to reduce poverty and build intergenerational…

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Liberation Through Leading Cross-Racial Teams

“Liberation Through Leading Cross-Racial Teams:” Internalized oppression is the means by which all of us hold on to, cosign, and re-enact our unresolved identity stresses. This interactive workshop examines this phenomenon with specific regard to workplace dynamics. Participants explore an approach that both models and deepens anti-racism practice: working in cross-racial teams. Together, we explore…

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Village of Arts & Humanities

Village of Arts & Humanities: The Living Room Series is a popular-education workshop hosted in the neighborhood homes of adult residents in a disinvested neighborhood in North Philadelphia.   In collaboration with Village staff and the Village’s Leaders and Builders Advisory Committee, Corajus visiting artist-organizers Michaela Pommells and Hiram Rivera re-surface and listen to community stories…

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Breaking the Silence

“Breaking the Silence” Town Hall on Girls and Women of Color: Corajus was a proud partner of Breaking the Silence, a town hall on women and girls of color. This town hall invited girls and young women of color to share their stories on issues like school discipline, incarceration, state-sanctioned violence, domestic violence, foster care, trafficking,…

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