By: Mariana Chilton
I had a fantastic experience at this year’s Social Impact Exchange Conference on Scaling Impact. Despite being one of the few people from the non-profit sector, I was warmly welcomed to join for an extraordinary two days.
My name is Angela Nike Sutton and I am here to tell you that Poverty does not discriminate…
I am a Black woman, a mother of two beautiful Black boys, and I live in Northeast Philadelphia.
I have lived in poverty in Philadelphia my whole life. Philadelphia has the highest poverty rate of any large American city.
The face of Philadelphia poverty is most likely a Black mother like me.
All of us at the Center for Hunger-Free Communities refuse to accept the rise in hatred, bigotry, and racism in America.