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New Civic Engagement Program

September 28, 2020

Civic Engagement for Reentry:For individuals impacted by the criminal legal system, deepened engagement with civic activities and roles provides an opportunity for empowerment and self-determination. Mounting research throughout the past five years has demonstrated the efficacy of civic and community engagement in reducing recidivism. Positioned..

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  • Important Message From Broad Street Ministry

    September 25, 2020

    From the Broad Street Ministry Board:It is with genuine sadness that we announce that Mike Dahl has decided to leave Broad Street Ministry (BSM) after four extremely successful years as Executive Director.  We are comforted, however, that he will remain associated with BSM as a..

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  • Cocktails for a Cause

    August 31, 2020

    Get ready to toast one of your favorite Philadelphians from home! Our online raffle is now open, for the chance to win a one-on-one virtual happy hour with various celebrity supporters of Broad Street Ministry all while providing aid to your neighbors in need.  During..

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  • 1000 Miles and Running

    August 13, 2020

    From May 3-10, 2020 Issa Run Crew and friends pledged to cumulatively run 1000 safe and solo miles to help raise money for Broad Street Ministry and their efforts to continue providing services during these trying times. Since many of the city’s races were canceled..

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  • Jeans for July

    July 9, 2020

    We need your help collecting jeans for July! During Covid-19 our clothing closet has not been able to operate in the usual fashion due to inability to socially distance during appointments. We were fortunate to have hired a clothing coordinator right before the pandemic, who..

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  • Juneteenth

    June 19, 2020

    Reflection by LeBrian Brown, BSM staff member In response to the global #BlackLivesMatter movement and the current climate of our country, Broad Street Ministry would like to commemorate Juneteenth as a holiday to celebrate African American’s official emanicpation from slavery. As an organization, in solidarity..

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  • Black Lives Matter

    June 3, 2020

    Radical hospitality means that our doors are open to everyone; regardless of race, religion, gender, orientation or ability.  We believe that Black Lives Matter and share in the heartache and anger of protestors across the country. Our vision has always been that our services allow every person..

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  • Broad Street Ministry at 15

    May 15, 2020

    Broad Street Ministry opened its doors on May 15, 2005—15 years ago today. Our celebration looks different during the pandemic, but we still wanted to commemorate the milestone and invite you to share your BSM story. It can be as simple as sharing a photo..

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  • Giving Back During COVID-19

    April 30, 2020

    With #GivingTuesdayNow right around the corner we thought we should highlight the creative ways that various members of the community have been supporting us during this unprecedented time. From instagram art auctions to virtual comedy shows to running groups, we have been blown away by..

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  • COVID-19 Update

    April 17, 2020

    So many of you have reached out with words of support and encouragement that I wanted to send a short note to let everyone know how the organization and team are faring. It is truly an unprecedented time and, unfortunately, the neighbors we serve are..

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  • Upcoming Events

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    We thought we would change the world. Turns out we can change the neighborhood, which isn’t too bad.