Rebel Ventures received a $15,000 grant to support hunger relief efforts, courtesy of ACME Markets’ Nourishing Neighbors Community Relief Initiative, and an $18,000 Youth Entrepreneurship Grant from the Whole Kids Foundation. The funding from ACME Markets will pay for staffing, supplies and production costs of healthy-food related media activities and resources. Additionally, it will help Rebel share resources directly with families to support healthy cooking, like the Healthy Deliciousness at Home Fund, which grants cooking supplies...

 A poem by Guest Writer, Ava Szalay, 14 years old , Philadelphia “All lives can’t matter until black lives do” The words Cup Foods hang above our heads and flowers dot the street George, I among others will fight for you Words, names of others killed written in rainbow hues And fists proclaiming justice exfoliated with Minnesotan heat “All lives can’t matter until black lives do” A father, a son, a friend and now a subject to Brutality from those in blue who...

  Doha Ibrahim served as a student representative to Philadelphia Board of Education last school year. When the quarantine began in March, students were displaced from their normal routines, including Doha Ibrahim, then a Philadelphia Student Representative. In this role, she spoke on behalf of students in the Philadelphia School District, relaying their concerns and opinions to the Philadelphia Board of Education. “When we are on the board —and I am not sugarcoating it— I felt like...

We are happy to report  that we are now working in our commercial kitchen again! Our crew  is back to cooking up an array of healthy and delicious recipes, but now we are doing this with  extra safety measures to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. Our rules require: frequent hand washing, no more than 8 crew members in the kitchen at a time and that everyone wears a face mask. That is not the only...

by Anonymous Guest Writer, 15-year-old, South Philadelphia Prepared meals being donated to families from South Philly Barbacoa. The past few months have been full of challenges and changes. The normal is abnormal. As an only child, staying at home hasn’t been so easy. I’m social, community-oriented, and enjoy sports, so at first, finding ways to stay active at home wasn’t easy. For a while, I entertained myself with exercises trending all over social media, which weren’t bad...