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Be a more empathetic funder with this guide to trauma-informed philanthropy funding

Oct. 14, 2016 10:51 am

Be a more empathetic funder with this guide to trauma-informed philanthropy

Scattergood Foundation, Philanthropy Network and United Way made a handy guide designed to increase local funders' awareness of the effects of childhood trauma.
Seriously, get yourself a mentor method

Aug. 8, 2016 2:50 pm

Seriously, get yourself a mentor

Five reasons why social entrepreneurs should seek a business mentor — and some suggestions for where to find one.
Join the Asian Arts Initiative in the Theatre of the Oppressed this weekend method

Jul. 29, 2016 12:02 pm

Join the Asian Arts Initiative in the Theatre of the Oppressed this weekend

Build community and express yourself by rediscovering your childhood with this cool, interactive workshop.
Moving On: Lutheran Settlement House ED Kelly Davis people

Jul. 25, 2016 11:32 am

Moving On: Lutheran Settlement House ED Kelly Davis

Here, the outgoing director discusses managing the "large octopus with many legs" that is the 114-year-old, multifaceted nonprofit. (Turns out it's a lot like being a public defender.)
Here’s the story of how the Sharswood community fought developers to keep North Philly Peace Park alive people

Jul. 18, 2016 9:45 am

Here’s the story of how the Sharswood community fought developers to keep North Philly Peace Park alive

Cofounder Tommy Joshua knows that proactivity is essential in empowering communities to mobilize themselves.
The Philly Block Project has collected over 1,300 old family photos from South Kensington neighbors people

Jun. 30, 2016 8:20 am

The Philly Block Project has collected over 1,300 old family photos from South Kensington neighbors

Sarah Stolfa of the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center discusses the project and its photo exhibition in her Around the Corner interview.
Why the Philadelphia Public History Truck’s latest exhibit examines displacement in Chinatown purpose

Jun. 21, 2016 12:27 pm

Why the Philadelphia Public History Truck’s latest exhibit examines displacement in Chinatown

The third iteration of artist Erin Bernard's hyperlocal archival project focuses not only on the Chinese American experience, but on that of the “displaced and unhoused” generally.
“You don’t have to move out of your neighborhood to live in a better one” — Majora Carter people

Jun. 7, 2016 12:50 pm

“You don’t have to move out of your neighborhood to live in a better one” — Majora Carter

The acclaimed urban strategist is the keynote speaker at Arts + Business Council's "Reimagine, Redesign, Rebuild the Civic Commons for a Greater Good" this Thursday. Here's her advice for communities looking to strengthen themselves.
A grassroots design workshop for activists is launching this summer purpose

May 31, 2016 3:07 pm

A grassroots design workshop for activists is launching this summer

Think of Design Activist Institute as a mission-driven art collective looking to use graphic design as a vehicle for social change.
Moving On: Neighborhood Bike Works ED Erin DeCou people

May 25, 2016 12:44 pm

Moving On: Neighborhood Bike Works ED Erin DeCou

NBW's leadership transition has been an intensely collaborative process. Here, DeCou shares her words of wisdom for other leaders looking to exit gracefully.

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