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Tell the city what you think of its Clean Energy Vision results

Nov. 21, 2017 12:47 pm

Tell the city what you think of its Clean Energy Vision

The plan supports Mayor Jim Kenney's goal of reducing carbon emissions by 80 percent in the next 30 years by rethinking where the city gets its energy.
This Philly nonprofit is teaching social entrepreneurship to middle schoolers results

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.
This Vermont program might reduce sex offender recidivism. Could it work in Philly? results

Nov. 16, 2017 12:55 pm

This Vermont program might reduce sex offender recidivism. Could it work in Philly?

Generocity sent a reporter to Vermont to learn about a volunteer program that aims to break down the barriers between society and sex offenders. The tagline: "No more victims."
Prevention Point Philadelphia marks 25 years of battling HIV, AIDS and the opioid epidemic results

Nov. 15, 2017 12:19 pm

Prevention Point Philadelphia marks 25 years of battling HIV, AIDS and the opioid epidemic

The Kensington nonprofit is celebrating a quarter-century tomorrow. Executive Director Jose Benitez weighs in on how it's evolved and what's next in the fight against overdoses — including the possibility of safe injection sites.
Americans want fewer prisoners. What’s art have to do with it? results

Nov. 14, 2017 12:05 pm

Americans want fewer prisoners. What’s art have to do with it?

A unique year-old pilot music program inside Pennsylvania’s largest prison needs funding to keep going. Its early success and relationship with the state offers a look inside our appetite for — and the limits of — a new kind of criminal justice reform.
Knight Cities Challenge winner PHL Participatory Design Lab is launching next week results

Nov. 10, 2017 10:23 am

Knight Cities Challenge winner PHL Participatory Design Lab is launching next week

The Office of Homeless Services and the Department of Revenue are working to improve their interactions with the public.
Pennsylvania’s political accelerator for women scored a 100% win rate last night results

Nov. 8, 2017 1:57 pm

Pennsylvania’s political accelerator for women scored a 100% win rate last night

"This is the first real test of the resistance," said Emerge PA Executive Director Anne Wakabayashi. "Emerge is training the resistance right now."
PolicyMap made the transition from a nonprofit to a benefit corporation results

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.
United By Blue’s new Philly flagship store is triple in size results

Nov. 1, 2017 1:50 pm

United By Blue’s new Philly flagship store is triple in size

The one-for-one social enterprise's new digs are just around the corner in Old City but will feature an expanded café and more room for outdoor products.
Ambler finally has its own community-owned grocery store results

Nov. 1, 2017 10:54 am

Ambler finally has its own community-owned grocery store

Plans for the store started back in 2012 with the formation of the Ambler Food Co-op. The group eventually entrusted the process to the more experienced Weavers Way, which opened its third store last week.

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