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Vote to get these Philly panels focused on social impact at SXSW 2018 purpose

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Vote to get these Philly panels focused on social impact at SXSW 2018

All of these panels — we counted 30 — include Philly folks who are working in social impact in some way. You've got until Aug. 25 to vote.
Check out the city’s ‘action plan’ to tackle waste and litter results

Aug. 7, 2017 10:44 am

Check out the city’s ‘action plan’ to tackle waste and litter

Here's what Philly's doing to reduce the nearly 1.5 million tons of residential and commercial waste it produces each year.
Here’s the chance for nonprofits to join the $500M Rebuild initiative funding

Aug. 1, 2017 10:35 am

Here’s the chance for nonprofits to join the $500M Rebuild initiative

Interested orgs can send in their Requests for Qualifications if they want to be a part of the initiative improving city parks, rec centers, playgrounds and libraries.
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.
Philly is partnering with a global app competition to increase adult literacy skills funding

Jul. 26, 2017 12:36 pm

Philly is partnering with a global app competition to increase adult literacy skills

The city’s Office of Adult Education has helped the Adult Literacy XPRIZE competition connect to its target audience of adult learners who could benefit from educational mobile apps.
Here’s how the city will take care of those displaced by the Conrail tracks cleanup method

Jul. 25, 2017 12:58 pm

Here’s how the city will take care of those displaced by the Conrail tracks cleanup

Billy Penn has the details on how Philly will help the people who lived along Gurney Street, most of whom are dealing with homelessness and substance use disorders.
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.
Catching up with the city’s Millennial Advisory Committee, five months in results

Jul. 10, 2017 11:08 am

Catching up with the city’s Millennial Advisory Committee, five months in

Chair Nicole Allen White hopes the group will advise the Kenney administration on policies relating to jobs, neighborhood change and social justice.
A day in the life of Philadelphia’s director of immigrant affairs, Miriam Enriquez people

Jul. 5, 2017 1:22 pm

A day in the life of Philadelphia’s director of immigrant affairs, Miriam Enriquez

The lawyer's work includes organizing cultural programs and calming immigrants' fears about the city's sanctuary status: "We are right in the middle of it."

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