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Meet Sharron Cooks, activist and chair of the new Mayor’s Commission on LGBT Affairs people

Apr. 27, 2017 12:55 pm

Meet Sharron Cooks, activist and chair of the new Mayor’s Commission on LGBT Affairs

Says Cooks, the first transgender person to chair a city commission in Philly, on her new role: It's “complicated, but good complicated.”
4 ways to be a better board member method

Apr. 24, 2017 9:53 am

4 ways to be a better board member

Serial board member and iPraxis President Jeremiah White shares his tips. For one: Recognize when you've outlived your usefulness.
Here’s how 3 Philly nonprofit leaders define ‘activism’ people

Apr. 20, 2017 12:55 pm

Here’s how 3 Philly nonprofit leaders define ‘activism’

"If we are not centering those most impacted we are not fighting for Liberation. Instead, we are fighting for more privilege. This is not the work of freedom."
These 8 Philly nonprofits have new leadership people

Apr. 10, 2017 7:16 am

These 8 Philly nonprofits have new leadership

Including Congreso, ACHIEVEability and Home of the Sparrow. Plus, two departures.
Angelina Ruffin is very concerned with the health of city government people

Mar. 27, 2017 4:46 pm

Angelina Ruffin is very concerned with the health of city government

The director of performance management is three months into her role, where she uses a data-driven approach to help city departments and agencies meet their goals.
How this education pro turned her passion project into a full-time nonprofit gig people

Mar. 27, 2017 7:50 am

How this education pro turned her passion project into a full-time nonprofit gig

Four years into running Capture Greatness! on a volunteer basis, Melissa Rowe realized her old model of playing financial Jenga wasn't working. So, she changed her approach.
This public policy expert has some advice about the power of community involvement method

Mar. 21, 2017 12:50 pm

This public policy expert has some advice about the power of community involvement

Lawyer Sterling Johnson on how volunteering made him feel less powerless. "You cannot keep quiet," he writes. "Not now. Not ever."
Felix Torres-Colon is the new executive director of NKCDC people

Mar. 14, 2017 12:49 pm

Felix Torres-Colon is the new executive director of NKCDC

And five other Power Moves, including the appointment of Shawn McCaney as the new ED of William Penn Foundation.
This Philly T-shirt company is celebrating ‘Forgotten Women of the Civil Rights Movement’ people

Mar. 13, 2017 12:48 pm

This Philly T-shirt company is celebrating ‘Forgotten Women of the Civil Rights Movement’

Founder Desiree Robinson calls Thrift Element Apparel "a clothing company that creates conversations.”
This event series is about reclaiming and exploring ‘what it means to be a woman’ purpose

Mar. 10, 2017 12:58 pm

This event series is about reclaiming and exploring ‘what it means to be a woman’

The Electric Lady Series, created by Sofiya Ballin and a team of four other women in just two months, kicks off March 21.

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