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How to hire nontraditional workers method

Nov. 2, 2017 12:55 pm

How to hire nontraditional workers

Such as returning citizens, veterans and people who live in the neighborhood where your business resides (hey there, Temple) — and other lessons from a recent Chamber of Commerce panel on economic development.
The racial wealth gap is real and deep but Clarifi is working to collapse it purpose

Sep. 26, 2017 10:38 am

The racial wealth gap is real and deep but Clarifi is working to collapse it

"It seems we’ve convinced ourselves — and by ‘we’ I mean Americans writ large — that racial discrimination is a thing of the past." Clarifi's director of community engagement makes the case for its upcoming financial training program.
Cool event alert: A discussion on the future of the ‘politics of food’ purpose

Jul. 18, 2017 12:02 pm

Cool event alert: A discussion on the future of the ‘politics of food’

It's City & State PA's inaugural "Politics of Food" event, where two roundtables will discuss how best to address vulnerable populations and what urban farming can do to help.
One Step Away’s Emily Taylor breaks down the street paper’s ethos people

Jul. 6, 2017 10:59 am

One Step Away’s Emily Taylor breaks down the street paper’s ethos

The program isn't just about providing income for people experiencing homelessness — it's about advocating for social justice, she says in her "Around the Corner" interview.
The importance of telling more than a ‘poverty porn’ story for Camden results

Jun. 21, 2017 12:06 pm

The importance of telling more than a ‘poverty porn’ story for Camden

A documentary produced by a team of Villanova students looks at how the work nonprofit Hopeworks 'N Camden is doing is affecting the lives of young students there.
Philly’s new text-to-give campaign is more nuanced than you think funding

Jun. 20, 2017 3:33 pm

Philly’s new text-to-give campaign is more nuanced than you think

The city's Office of Supportive Housing is challenging homelessness organizations to think big.
3 Philly nonprofits are national finalists for a $500K creative placemaking grant funding

Jun. 8, 2017 12:57 pm

3 Philly nonprofits are national finalists for a $500K creative placemaking grant

The Village of Arts and Humanities, Women's Community Revitalization Project and Drexel Writers Room are all up for a grant to use art in effective community planning and development.
What 3 Philly homelessness nonprofits have learned about building community partnerships method

May 31, 2017 12:35 pm

What 3 Philly homelessness nonprofits have learned about building community partnerships

Lessons from UliftU, Back on My Feet and One Step Away.
Partnerships between community-based orgs are ‘integral’ to serving immigrants method

May 10, 2017 11:04 am

Partnerships between community-based orgs are ‘integral’ to serving immigrants

Community Legal Services attorneys put forth a call to action for other nonprofits serving immigrant groups: Work together, or fail in reaching your mission.
It’s the ethics behind tech — not tech itself — that will make lasting social change method

May 3, 2017 1:29 pm

It’s the ethics behind tech — not tech itself — that will make lasting social change

Check out some lessons from Camden in this #PTW17 discussion on the potential social impact of technology.

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