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‘Ugly produce’ company Hungry Harvest has recovered 4M pounds of food so far people

Sep. 20, 2017 12:01 pm

‘Ugly produce’ company Hungry Harvest has recovered 4M pounds of food so far

And donated or subsidized over 500,000 pounds. Philly City Manager Cynthia Plotch visited "Around the Corner" to share what's new with the Baltimore-based social enterprise that tackles food security.
Power Moves: Dignity Housing’s Vanessa Tercero is now its executive director people

Sep. 19, 2017 12:57 pm

Power Moves: Dignity Housing’s Vanessa Tercero is now its executive director

The former deputy director replaces John Ungar, who left last month for NewCourtland Elder Services. Plus, Interactive Mechanics has four new fellows, and three local nonprofits made hires.
Science Center’s Innovators Walk of Fame just inducted 6 immigrant entrepreneurs people

Sep. 19, 2017 9:54 am

Science Center’s Innovators Walk of Fame just inducted 6 immigrant entrepreneurs

Members of the third cohort, which includes a theatre professional, a restauranteur and several scientists, each get their names etched onto a concrete block that will live on Innovation Plaza.
September is now Philly’s Adult Education Month people

Sep. 14, 2017 10:50 am

September is now Philly’s Adult Education Month

And the Office of Adult Education has a whole bunch going on, as Director of Professional Development and Community Engagement Naomie Nyanungo shared during her "Around the Corner" interview.
Power Moves: JoAnne Fischer is retiring from Maternity Care Coalition people

Sep. 11, 2017 12:57 pm

Power Moves: JoAnne Fischer is retiring from Maternity Care Coalition

Plus, American Friends Service Committee and Penn LGBT Center have new leaders.
Here’s what 4 Philly educators say they were like as kids people

Sep. 8, 2017 12:55 pm

Here’s what 4 Philly educators say they were like as kids

Reminiscing with the School District of Philadelphia's Ami Patel Hopkins, Child's World America's Bill Clark, PHLpreK's Julie Beamon and Teacher Action Group's Sam Reed.
GALAEI is tackling the increasing HIV infection rate in Latino gay men people

Sep. 7, 2017 12:09 pm

GALAEI is tackling the increasing HIV infection rate in Latino gay men

A new youth program will educate LGBTQ youth on the virus and allow them to create a community art piece on the topic, as Youth Program Manager Francisco Cortes shared in his "Around the Corner" interview.
Power Moves: Accessibility expert Ather Sharif is leaving Philly people

Aug. 30, 2017 12:55 pm

Power Moves: Accessibility expert Ather Sharif is leaving Philly

The ExoXLabs founder is heading to Chicago for personal reasons. Plus, the city named 13 members to its Police Advisory Commission, and United Way has a new board chair.
The Philadelphia Land Bank has its first full-time executive director people

Aug. 28, 2017 3:30 pm

The Philadelphia Land Bank has its first full-time executive director

Angel Rodriguez, the current VP of community economic development for Asociación Puertorriqueños En Marcha, was appointed ED for the government entity.
Using the trauma narrative to share young people’s Storiez through art people

Aug. 23, 2017 11:27 am

Using the trauma narrative to share young people’s Storiez through art

Social worker and therapist Meagan Corrado's Storiez program helps youths creatively express past trauma. She explains how it works on "Around the Corner."

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