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  • Fall Season at ICJ

    In October, the Institute for Community Justice hosted a Resource Fair/Record Cleaning Event at the Church of the Advocate in North Philadelphia. In partnership with Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity and the 21st & Norris Street Community Committee, and funded by the Promise Grant, dozens of individuals received criminal record reviews. Twenty-six vendors provided social services, reentry…

  • Congratulations Dr. Hexem & Dr. Straus

    Dr. Kari Hexem has received the LGBTQIA+ Advocacy Award from Penn Dental for efforts to support diversity and inclusion within the school. Dr. Tatyana Straus has received the 2022 Top Docs award for Top General Dentist. Congratulations on your accolades!

  • Urban Affairs Coalition Breakfast

    On Friday, November 18, 2022, members of FIGHT staff attended the Urban Affairs Coalition 53rd Anniversary Breakfast at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The event themed, Empowering Dreamers & Doers, was in person for the first time since the pandemic. Congressman Dwight Evans and Mayor Jim Kenney were among the distinguished speakers. Niki Hawkins, Vice President…

Upcoming Events

  • AEM Opening Celebration

    Thursday, June 1, 2023
    Time: 10:00 AM -to 2:00 PM
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Center City
    237 S Broad St,
    Phiadelphia, PA 19107

    Description for AEM Opening Celebration

    The 2023 HIV Prevention & Education Summit The Evolution of HIV: The Past, Present & Future Advancements in Cure Research. Join us for our first in person mixer!