Tony Abraham, Author at Generocity Philly

Tony Abraham

Tony Abraham

Tony Abraham is Generocity's lead reporter. Formerly a reporter with sister-site Technical.ly, Tony also occasionally writes for Red Bull Amaphiko and WHYY Newsworks. Though he lives on his Twitter timeline, the Temple University alumnus calls Fishtown home.

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Philadelphia Reentry Coalition wants to solve for the ‘severe lack of data on returning citizens’ feature

Feb. 21, 2017 12:55 pm

Philadelphia Reentry Coalition wants to solve for the ‘severe lack of data on returning citizens’

The coalition is an 80-member beast, but according to Director Aviva Tevah, those relationships are "the fuel that will allow us to eventually have that data.”
Local researchers are using battery acid to turn your wasteful restaurant sludge into fuel feature

Feb. 16, 2017 12:47 pm

Local researchers are using battery acid to turn your wasteful restaurant sludge into fuel

With a small business grant from the EPA, researchers at Environmental Fuel Research are trying to succeed where others have failed — and keep waste out of landfills in the process.
These are the daily challenges local refugee families are working to overcome feature

Feb. 15, 2017 12:49 pm

These are the daily challenges local refugee families are working to overcome

Employment, housing and education are immediate barriers for refugee families, not to mention language and adapting to American cultural norms.
This young lawyer is expunging records and fighting wage theft in Kensington feature

Feb. 14, 2017 4:13 pm

This young lawyer is expunging records and fighting wage theft in Kensington

Seth Lyons is a Community Legal Services fellow providing employment-related services at Congreso de Latinos Unidos.
Here’s why William Penn Foundation doesn’t describe its grantmaking as ‘social justice’ feature

Feb. 14, 2017 12:22 pm

Here’s why William Penn Foundation doesn’t describe its grantmaking as ‘social justice’

The single largest grant in the foundation's history is its recent $100 million investment in parks, rec centers and libraries. It's an 'investment in equity,' said Interim ED Shawn McCaney.
Returning citizens can hone their job interview skills in Kensington today event

Feb. 14, 2017 7:22 am

Returning citizens can hone their job interview skills in Kensington today

Folks from Councilman Allan Domb's office, Impact Services and Lowe's are coming together on Valentine's Day to help returning citizens find work.
Search Ban the Box policies across the country with this website from a Philly startup purpose

Feb. 13, 2017 7:27 am

Search Ban the Box policies across the country with this website from a Philly startup

Ban the Box States is a site developed by talent and hiring startup JaneHires.
Al-Bustan’s (Dis)Placed project is navigating a crucial moment in history feature

Feb. 10, 2017 12:57 pm

Al-Bustan’s (Dis)Placed project is navigating a crucial moment in history

The Pew-funded project will use art to tie together narratives of displacement in the Middle East and Philadelphia, but the travel ban has proven to be a bump in the road for one of its artist residents.

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