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It’s Warrior Writers’ 10th anniversary. Celebrate by listening to this veteran’s emotional poem people

Feb. 21, 2017 3:46 pm

It’s Warrior Writers’ 10th anniversary. Celebrate by listening to this veteran’s emotional poem

Watch writer and workshop facilitator Toni Topps share her poem, "The Cost of Freedom," on this episode of "Around the Corner."
Meet Amber Hikes, the Office of LGBT Affairs’ new director people

Feb. 21, 2017 8:59 am

Meet Amber Hikes, the Office of LGBT Affairs’ new director

Following a period of turmoil for the mayor's office, Hikes is committed to transparency, accessibility and bringing previously unheard voices to the forefront.
How an openness to learning and opportunity keep this multi-hyphenate do-gooder sane people

Feb. 17, 2017 10:29 am

How an openness to learning and opportunity keep this multi-hyphenate do-gooder sane

In the first edition of Make It Work, a series that takes a peek into the lives of folks with unconventional social impact careers, Pop-Up Play cofounder Rebecca Fabiano explains how she manages it all.
Nonprofits, let Sunday Suppers be your outcomes-tracking role model people

Feb. 16, 2017 7:04 am

Nonprofits, let Sunday Suppers be your outcomes-tracking role model

It can be as easy as pre- and post-program surveys. Check out founder Linda Samost's "Around the Corner" interview for insight.
These are the daily challenges local refugee families are working to overcome people

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 people

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.
‘Being over-prepared always saves me time in the long run’ — Jennifer Devor’s work hacks people

Feb. 13, 2017 4:30 pm

‘Being over-prepared always saves me time in the long run’ — Jennifer Devor’s work hacks

Campus Philly's director of partnerships spills on how she gets it all done in a day while making time for what's most important (like her family, and karaoke).
Why Sara Woods is leaving Philadelphia VIP for the education world people

Feb. 13, 2017 12:30 pm

Why Sara Woods is leaving Philadelphia VIP for the education world

Woods is taking over at college access and success nonprofit Philadelphia Futures. In her "Moving On" interview, she discusses her "come with me" leadership style and best practices for volunteer retention.
BlackStar Film Festival finally has a designated staff people

Feb. 12, 2017 4:15 pm

BlackStar Film Festival finally has a designated staff

Plus, a call for submissions. The sixth annual fest will kick off Aug. 3.
A civil rights lawyer with a priority to decarcerate has entered Philly’s DA race people

Feb. 9, 2017 6:03 pm

A civil rights lawyer with a priority to decarcerate has entered Philly’s DA race

Civil rights lawyer Lawrence Krasner wants to decarcerate, axe the death penalty and reform the bail system.

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