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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.
This nonprofit is training returning citizens for construction jobs funding

Nov. 9, 2016 12:50 pm

This nonprofit is training returning citizens for construction jobs

Philadelphia Community Corps has so far connected half its participants to employment opportunities and saved 100,000 pounds of materials from landfills in the process. It's crowdfunding for tools this #GivingTuesday.
How this advocate is helping older foster kids improve a system that failed them people

Nov. 7, 2016 9:10 am

How this advocate is helping older foster kids improve a system that failed them

"It's not acceptable that youth we took responsibility for raising end up being homeless in adulthood or incarcerated so soon after they leave care," said Stoneleigh fellow Dominique Mikell.
The Barnes Foundation is piloting some wearable tech this month purpose

Nov. 3, 2016 3:20 pm

The Barnes Foundation is piloting some wearable tech this month

Enhance your visit with complementary digital content. Barnes will experiment with Apple Watches this month, thanks to funding from the Barra Foundation.
Back on My Feet just keeps growing in Philly results

Nov. 2, 2016 9:52 am

Back on My Feet just keeps growing in Philly

The nonprofit has launched its fourth local team, in Point Breeze and in partnership with Surge Recovery.
What this tech guy wants to bring to his new gig in civic engagement people

Oct. 14, 2016 12:57 pm

What this tech guy wants to bring to his new gig in civic engagement

Alex Kaplan left his job at makerspace NextFab for South of South Neighborhood Association, where he knows he'll have to "spider hunt" for innovation.
Tayyib Smith has a few ideas for how people of color can support one another people

Aug. 22, 2016 12:47 pm

Tayyib Smith has a few ideas for how people of color can support one another

The entrepreneur shares his biggest fear and some tips for how people of color can remain undivided in the face of oppression.
Why this ‘scrappy’ young financier built the app that’s feeding Philly’s hungry people

Aug. 12, 2016 12:55 pm

Why this ‘scrappy’ young financier built the app that’s feeding Philly’s hungry

Real estate investor Megha Kulshreshtha is the brains and the architect behind Food Connect, an app that helps the food service industry donate surplus food to the hungry.
8 social innovators made Philly mag’s ‘Best Philadelphians’ list this year people

Aug. 3, 2016 8:47 am

8 social innovators made Philly mag’s ‘Best Philadelphians’ list this year

A list about a list. Here's who's representing social impact.
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.

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