Month: March 2017

Maker Jawn’s Other Role: Providing Emotional Safe Haven For Youth

Maker Jawn is a predominantly youth-serving maker space that operates in libraries in North Philadelphia. I live here. I’ve made great friends here and I appreciate my neighbors. That said, North Philly has some very real problems. More than 900 people died of opioid-related overdoses in 2016 alone. Philadelphia¬†has an overall poverty rate of 26 percent: the highest recorded among… Read more →