Donna Hernandez

Channing Kennedy Donna is the Special Events Coordinator and Operations Manager for the Applied Research Center's New York Office. A native of Philadelphia, PA, she has organized in her North Philadelphia community on police issues, housing and welfare rights and Puerto Rican independence. She graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a B.A. in Letters Arts and Science with a minor in African American Studies. She began organizing at an early age with the Women's Community Revitalization Project (WCRP) in Philadelphia. While at Penn State, she was active in student organizing and government. She worked with several groups aimed at recruiting and retaining students of color to higher education.

Prior to working at ARC, she was Executive Director of the Police-Barrio Relations Project (PBRB), a Philadelphia non-profit fighting for police accountability and

Who Supports Our Troops? Not Our Healthcare System

by Donna Hernandez on Sep 3, 2009 2:29PM


Jose Hernandez Crosses Borders Beyond the Stars

by Donna Hernandez on Sep 2, 2009 2:46PM

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Philadelphia Takes Out Loan; Liberty Bell Repossession Imminent

by Donna Hernandez on Sep 1, 2009 2:53PM

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The Venceremos Brigade Challenges the U.S. Travel Ban on Cuba [VIDEO]

by Donna Hernandez on Aug 6, 2009 10:11AM

Watch CBS Videos Online On Monday, 150 members from the 40th contingent of the Venceremos Brigade returned from the


What Should Happen After the Beer Summit

by Donna Hernandez on Jul 30, 2009 4:53PM

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If I Ruled the World

by Donna Hernandez on Jun 19, 2009 2:09PM

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Harlem Youth Exposes Teen Homelessness at Human Rights Watch International Film Festival

by Donna Hernandez on Jun 5, 2009 9:13AM

by Cynthia Carrion Each night 1,600 teenagers in New York City find themselves homeless.


A Little Recess for Your Weekend

by Donna Hernandez on Mar 6, 2009 5:29PM

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Is Green really the new Black?

by Donna Hernandez on Feb 5, 2009 2:40PM


NYC Picket in Solidarity with the Stella D'Oro Strikers

by Donna Hernandez on Dec 19, 2008 11:18AM

The 135 workers of Stella D'Oro, the biscuit producers, most of whom are women and Latinos, are confronting a difficult Christmas on the streets.