Albert Hong, Author at Generocity Philly

Albert Hong

Albert Hong

Albert Hong is Generocity's contributing reporter. He started hanging around the Technically Media office as a summer intern for Technical.ly and eventually made his way to freelancing for both news sites. While technology and video games are two of his main interests, he's grown to love Philadelphia as a city and is always excited to hear someone else's story.

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This Philly nonprofit is teaching social entrepreneurship to middle schoolers event

Nov. 20, 2017 11:58 am

This Philly nonprofit is teaching social entrepreneurship to middle schoolers

Because for cofounder Michelle Julet, it's never too early to start opening kids up to the possibilities of starting their own business, while also emphasizing qualities such as compassion, courage and confidence.
Drexel’s Urban Innovation Fellows are tackling workforce development and public health feature

Nov. 17, 2017 9:52 am

Drexel’s Urban Innovation Fellows are tackling workforce development and public health

The three inaugural fellows — Michael O'Bryan, Priya Mammen and Chris Spahr — will be working with Drexel University's Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation for the next three to six months.
PolicyMap made the transition from a nonprofit to a benefit corporation feature

Nov. 8, 2017 11:45 am

PolicyMap made the transition from a nonprofit to a benefit corporation

The change allows the mapping org to raise capital and keep a social mission at the forefront. Thinking of doing the same? President Maggie McCullough shared some lessons.
The anti-gentrification community development model Jumpstart is expanding in Philly event

Nov. 6, 2017 8:26 am

The anti-gentrification community development model Jumpstart is expanding in Philly

Social impact real estate developer Ken Weinstein's program that helps aspiring developers and community leaders learn to fight blight got some help from LISC to reach beyond Germantown and Kensington.
Here are some future-focused takeaways from the 2017 Philanthropy Network conference event

Nov. 3, 2017 10:18 am

Here are some future-focused takeaways from the 2017 Philanthropy Network conference

According to #PNFallCon17, the big ones for Philly's funders and nonprofit professionals were "change, not charity" and the importance of storytelling.

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