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Honor Black and African American History Month with the
Global Philadelphia Association!

Celebrate and learn more about Philadelphia's Black community by attending events, learning about Black heritage, and getting involved!
Celebrating Black & African American history and
progress through art and GPA's SDG campaign:
Left Photo: SDG 10 for reduced inequality displayed on Temple University Campus.
Right Photo: SDG 11 for sustainable cities and communities at KIPP Charter School. 

Global Philadelphia unveiled SDG #16: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions at the Project HOME Women of Change.

SDG #16 strives to “promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.”

This mural, painted by Russel Craig, features Thurgood Marshall–the U.S. Supreme Court’s first African American justice. Marshall represents the creation of inclusive institutions. 
Read more.

Read more about influential Black leaders in the Philadelphia community!
Global Philadelphia recently had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Donald “Guy” Generals, who was awarded the 2022 Globy for Educational Leadership. Generals has 20 years of teaching experience and is the sixth president of the Community College of Philadelphia.

Check out the full Global Conversations piece here.
Read GPA's Emerging International Journalist Program article about the Philadelphia's chapter of the African Cultural Alliance of North America, a GPA member and dedicated partner. Click to learn more about the official unveiling of Africatown.
Learn more about Frederick Douglass Week in Philadelphia
Resources to show support to Philadelphia's
Black and African American community: 
Council Woman Helen Gym with two of the studentsfeatured in the Woodmere Children's Gallery during World Heritage Week. 
Nonprofits & Community Organization:

Philadelphia Bail Fund

Philadelphia Community Bail Fund

Amistad Law Project

Philadelphia Black Giving Circle

African Family Health Organization

100 Black Men in Philadelphia 

The Enterprise Center 

Eco Foundation

House of Umoja

Black Doctors Consortium

Black-Owned Bookstores:


Uncle Bobbie's Coffee's and Books

Harriet's Bookshop 

Amalgam Comics and Coffeehouse

GPA team and board member Michael Newmuis during Juneteenth Festival hosted by Johnsonhouse. 
Check out this guide to over
30+ African American Cultural & Historical Sites in Philadelphia!
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