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Here’s an online, one-stop shop where you can buy art and merch from women, trans, non-binary and gender non-conforming Philly vendors

As Philadelphia enters its second lockdown due to increased cases of COVID-19, local business owners are buckling down for hard times under the expectation that most Philadelphians will remain inside unless on essential trips until Jan. 1. Rebecca Aronow, founder of the event company House Cat, is worried about the impacts of the second shutdown

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Nonprofit honoring Philly-Area native celebrates 10 years of female empowerment

This is a big year for Leah’s Dream — a Philly-based nonprofit that works to mentor and financially support young women in Ghana. The nonprofit is celebrating its 10-year anniversary. Like so many other events, the celebratory fundraising gala had to be postponed. However, the 10-year anniversary marks a significant milestone for this organization, and

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Dear Lois, How are you doing?

The Volta Way: June 2020 Dear Lois, How are you doing? Like so many, my small business has been closed since mid-March and I am finding myself contemplating how my identity had become so woven into my work. When my business partner and I first decided to close, we burst into a creative frenzy. It

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