upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

Rasheedah Phillips, Esq.

Attorney, Community Legal Services

Rasheedah phillips

Rasheedah Phillips, Esq. is a 2008 graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law, and a 2005 Summa Cum Laude graduate of Temple University, with a degree in Criminal Justice.  Ms. Phillips is currently employed at Community Legal Services (CLS) as a full-time staff attorney in the Public Housing Unit, beginning her legal career as a 2008-2010 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellow. In addition to her work at CLS, Ms. Phillips has been working in the community for several years with organizations such as Communities in School and Project PEACE to mentor young parents by speaking on her experiences as a young mother and demonstrating that success is still possible in spite of life difficulties.  She has also worked with organizations such as Need In Deed on service learning projects geared toward making adolescents aware of the consequences of teenage parenthood. She has served on the boards of several nonprofit organizations that advocate for social justice and the rights of women and children, such as the Family Planning Council, Family Care Solutions, Leeway Foundation, Communities in Schools of Philadelphia, and ChildSpace CDI. She currently serves as Vice President on the board of the Friends of the Free Library. 

Upcoming events
06/111:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Grant Info Session in West Chester

Are you thinking about applying for the Art and Change Grant or the Leeway Transformation Award but not sure of how to go about it? Join us for one of these information sessions to learn how to prepare your application for the 2018 grants. 

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06/137:00 pm - 8:30 pm

12x12: Gabriela Sanchez

What is an invisible disability? Do you have one, the person sitting next to you? The Hidden Disabilities Project will be Power Street Theatre Company’s next foray into experimental theatre making. With this new and exciting piece created by the only Women of Color led theatre company in Philadelphia, take an immersive journey exploring the gray areas of having an invisible disability in a black and white world.

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