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Yogetree founder Helanah Warren on freedom, balance and starting a solo business people

Aug. 15, 2017 3:30 pm

Yogetree founder Helanah Warren on freedom, balance and starting a solo business

The former corporate professional went full-time with her wellness and yoga business eight months ago. Two lessons from her journey? Let the universe push you, and then proceed with power.
Penn’s Fels Institute is launching a board governance program for leaders of color purpose

Aug. 15, 2017 11:05 am

Penn’s Fels Institute is launching a board governance program for leaders of color

DiverseForce and Urban Philly Professional Network founder Sulaiman Rahman led its development: "We wanted to be a resource for nonprofits that say they can't find" people of color for their boards.
The Forum of Executive Women picked its 2017 awardees — and 11 other Power Moves people

Aug. 10, 2017 12:55 pm

The Forum of Executive Women picked its 2017 awardees — and 11 other Power Moves

The city's Office of Immigrant Affairs has a new deputy director, a Girl Develop It co-leader is moving to New Zealand and two nonprofits have new board members.
Omar Woodard is mulling a run for Congress people

Aug. 3, 2017 11:41 am

Omar Woodard is mulling a run for Congress

It's not the first time the GreenLight Fund Philadelphia ED has demonstrated political ambition.
12 people of color leading the social impact charge in Philadelphia people

Jul. 31, 2017 12:58 pm

12 people of color leading the social impact charge in Philadelphia

Get to know this list of impressive folks working in each of our editorial calendar themes.
Joanna Otero-Cruz takes on Gurney Street people

Jul. 31, 2017 6:27 am

Joanna Otero-Cruz takes on Gurney Street

From nonprofits to city government, the Fairhill native has spent her career working with at-risk communities. Right now, she's focused on cleaning up the notorious hub for the city’s opioid epidemic.
Why this civic leader with 25 years of service in North Philly has an open-door policy people

Jul. 28, 2017 12:25 pm

Why this civic leader with 25 years of service in North Philly has an open-door policy

“Consider the community, find out what the community needs, not what you think that they need,” said Christine Brown, director of the Cecil B. Moore neighborhood's Beech Community Services.
LEADERSHIP Philadelphia just announced its Connectors and Keepers class of 2018 people

Jul. 27, 2017 6:05 am

LEADERSHIP Philadelphia just announced its Connectors and Keepers class of 2018

Social impact folks will surely recognize some of their own on the 56-person list.
Theatre in the X broke the fourth wall to discuss the realities of leading a Black theater company purpose

Jul. 25, 2017 10:34 am

Theatre in the X broke the fourth wall to discuss the realities of leading a Black theater company

"It is our responsibility to realize that we — us people of color, us poor, us displaced, us disenfranchised, us subjugated — are not the minority," said cofounder Carlo Campbell.
These 3 city agencies have new directors people

Jul. 24, 2017 12:58 pm

These 3 city agencies have new directors

Plus, Vision 2020 is looking for its first ED, and four other Power Moves.

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