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Solve Philly’s recidivism problem at this Reentry Project hackathon purpose

Sep. 19, 2017 11:51 am

Solve Philly’s recidivism problem at this Reentry Project hackathon

Calling all journalists, technologists, returning citizens and reentry-focused nonprofits: Collaborate for a cause Oct. 20 and 21.
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 Office of Adult Education is training tutors to teach adult learners tech skills purpose

Aug. 29, 2017 8:27 am

The Office of Adult Education is training tutors to teach adult learners tech skills

Volunteers will cover the basics, from simple tasks like using a mouse and keyboard to more complex ones like accessing cloud-based computing.
The Geek Awards were lit. Here’s proof results

Aug. 28, 2017 12:55 pm

The Geek Awards were lit. Here’s proof

The seventh annual awards event celebrating Philly's technologists, scientists, mission leaders and creatives was Saturday night.
Here’s everything you need to know to start planning a nonprofit engagement strategy method

Aug. 28, 2017 11:55 am

Here’s everything you need to know to start planning a nonprofit engagement strategy

Miss Tech in the Commons? Read this recap ebook full of lessons for nonprofits, with the smartest tidbits from our event series sharing new engagement tools with place-based nonprofits all in one place.
‘Uncomfortable conversations’ are needed to build up a diverse tech talent pipeline method

Aug. 25, 2017 12:50 pm

‘Uncomfortable conversations’ are needed to build up a diverse tech talent pipeline

And the team at Coded by Kids is working to have more of them while supporting "equitable economic development" in Philadelphia.
Girl Develop It’s executive director on turning down money from a ‘bad’ tech company funding

Aug. 25, 2017 11:00 am

Girl Develop It’s executive director on turning down money from a ‘bad’ tech company

Corinne Warnshuis shared her own story following the news that fellow tech nonprofit Girls Who Code had accepted $1.2 million from Uber.
Why PCCY is hosting a first-of-its-kind Minecraft-themed fundraiser funding

Aug. 24, 2017 1:27 pm

Why PCCY is hosting a first-of-its-kind Minecraft-themed fundraiser

Public Citizens for Children + Youth is meeting parents and their kids where they are: playing video games. Here's what other nonprofits can learn from the event.
Here’s a simple idea for increasing diversity in tech method

Aug. 23, 2017 12:55 pm

Here’s a simple idea for increasing diversity in tech

More apprenticeships, as entrepreneur and technologist Kahiga Tiagha argues in a guest post at Technical.ly Philly.
M. Asli Dukan hopes her speculative fiction films help people ‘imagine how things can be different’ people

Aug. 21, 2017 12:55 pm

M. Asli Dukan hopes her speculative fiction films help people ‘imagine how things can be different’

“For me, as an artist, it’s my way of contributing to the work of social transformation,” said the independent film producer, writer and director, who’s also nominated for Geek of the Year at this year’s Philly Geek Awards.

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