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    Fig Authentic: Arta Brito

    This passage was written by Arta Brito expressing their experience of transitioning.

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    The Seed Farm is cultivating the next generation of farmers

    Since 2010, The Seed Farm has worked to cultivate the next generation of farmers by providing training opportunities, access to land and equipment, and business start-up assistance on a 42-acre site located on Lenape land in Emmaus.

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    Color Outside the Lines

    Community Action Lehigh Valley staff and community partners recently announced the launch of the Color Outside the Lines initiative, a five- to seven-year strategic plan that seeks to address racial inequities and disparities. 

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    Start Your Collection with The Baum School of Art

    Mark your calendar for The Baum School of Art’s 37th Annual Art Auction!

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    Giving Back: Val Garcia

    Meet Val Garcia, your local, fundraising wine lady!

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    Discover the Heart, Art & Soul

    Discover the heart, art, and soul of Bethlehem’s SouthSide Arts District and Urban Arts Trail.

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    Fresh Face: Strive Fitness

    A family of like-minded people ready to break clients out of their physical and mental comfort zones, Justin, Ryan, and Noah are friends and business partners driven and determined to help others be the best versions of themselves.

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    SHE stands for Self-Esteem, Health & Education

    SHE is a school-based program that encourages girls to see the many possibilities ahead of them by developing life skills that promote self-esteem, personal wellbeing, resilience, healthy relationships, teamwork, leadership, and interest in academic success.

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    Get to Know Sixth Street Shelter

    Located in Center City Allentown, Sixth Street Shelter provides safe, short-term housing for families experiencing homelessness (including those with fathers and teenage boys, multigenerational families, and those from the LGBTQ+ community)  experiencing homelessness.

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    Design Your Own Degree with Moravian University

    With online, day, and night classes designed for working adults, there are so many ways to complete your degree at Moravian University.

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    Meet our 2022 Social Mission Partner: Shanthi@Work

    Make compassion part of your company culture and help your employees succeed with training from certified mindfulness experts like Maureen Wendling at Shanthi@Work.

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    Art Heals: The Story of Our Spring 2022 Cover

    When Allentonian and Banana Factory Resident Artist, Anthony Smith approached Fig’s Lehigh Valley Director, Kate Hughes, about taking a page in the Heart & Soul Issue as a means to shed light on the mental health crisis, the two just knew they had to figure out a way to make it happen.

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