Sanctuary blog

Sanctuary Directory

The Sanctuary Directory, compiled by PHLA collaborators is showing different community partners included: The Attic Youth Center, Project SAFE, Prevention Point, Laos in the House, New Sanctuary Movement, Broad Street Ministry and other organizations on sanctuary related services throughout the city.
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About Sanctuary

How do we create and maintain safe spaces?

“Freedom is more often than not exercised with others, not necessarily in a unified or conformist way. It does not exactly presume or produce a collective identity, but a set of enabling and dynamic relations that include support, dispute, breakage, joy, and solidarity."
—Judith Butler

Philadelphia calls itself a “Sanctuary City.” But what does this mean to LGBTQ youth, to sex workers, to black bodies facing police brutality, to an immigrant living in fear of displacement? How do we create a true sanctuary for all the city’s residents?