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

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.
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.
These Philly educators are calling for a more action-focused teaching of Black history purpose

Feb. 10, 2017 7:34 am

These Philly educators are calling for a more action-focused teaching of Black history

Here's why Yaasiyn Muhammad, Ismael Jimenez and Stacy Hill are hosting the inaugural Philadelphia Black History Collaborative Conference this weekend.
Why Kennett Square’s La Comunidad Hispana prefers its acronym results

Feb. 7, 2017 12:50 pm

Why Kennett Square’s La Comunidad Hispana prefers its acronym

Health center LCH has historically serviced Kennett Square's large population of Latino farm workers, but its staff wants you to know they don't turn anyone away.
Strawberry Mansion Learning Center got another high-profile media nod people

Feb. 7, 2017 7:49 am

Strawberry Mansion Learning Center got another high-profile media nod

This time, a spot on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt.
Here’s how poverty levels in Philadelphia have shifted since 1970 results

Feb. 2, 2017 7:47 am

Here’s how poverty levels in Philadelphia have shifted since 1970

The city's poverty rate — now 25.8 percent — is the highest in the country. Center City District and the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation mapped it out.
The Philadelphia Public School Giving Circle just made its first grants funding

Jan. 26, 2017 2:22 pm

The Philadelphia Public School Giving Circle just made its first grants

That's $4,300 pushed into projects and supplies benefitting Philly students at nine schools.
Stoneleigh Foundation is looking for fellowship ideas funding

Jan. 23, 2017 9:42 am

Stoneleigh Foundation is looking for fellowship ideas

A call is out for people interested in working to change policy and practice across the child welfare system.
Here’s what it’ll take to get College Possible in your Philly high school people

Jan. 23, 2017 7:15 am

Here’s what it’ll take to get College Possible in your Philly high school

The college access and success nonprofit works with low-income high school students to improve their chances of not only enrolling in college, but graduating.

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