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#US - Unique & Shared Experiences

Feb 17, 2021

Marvin Rocha is a Nicaraguan-American who lives in South Philly and works at the University of Pennsylvania. He works to support black members of the UPenn community after the police-involved homicides over the summer. He also seeks to help his own community of Nicaraguan-Americans and Latinx redefine masculinity and identity in the queer comunity. “You never know what someone else is going through.”

#US - Five People. One Moment: - “Love in the Heart of the City” provides a window into the hearts and minds of men of color living in several of Philadelphia’s “arterial” corridors and neighborhoods.  This deep dive shows how the 1-2 punch of the pandemic and protests over police-involved homicides have impacted their emotional health and overall well-being. We invite you to join #US as we explore “Love in the Heart of the City”. Hosted by Gabe Bryant, produced by Stephanie Renée.

Thanks to for the incidental music used throughout the series. Creative Commons license.


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