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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.
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.
Philly Geek Awards noms are live. Here’s who’s up for Mission Leader of the Year people

Jul. 20, 2017 12:45 pm

Philly Geek Awards noms are live. Here’s who’s up for Mission Leader of the Year

We spy some familiar names on this list. Get your tickets to the seventh annual awards event to find out the winners.
Two social impact folks using technology are up for a $10K grant funding

Jul. 19, 2017 11:03 am

Two social impact folks using technology are up for a $10K grant

Dan Rhoton of Hopeworks 'N Camden and Jeremy Peskin of Borderwise are two of five finalists for NationSwell's 2017 Tech Impact AllStar program.
The immigration process is complicated. Borderwise is making it simpler purpose

Jul. 6, 2017 12:40 pm

The immigration process is complicated. Borderwise is making it simpler

The Philly startup aims to make applying for a visa or citizenship more accessible — and less expensive.
NeedsList just won a $25,000 investment following its beta launch funding

Jul. 5, 2017 9:20 am

NeedsList just won a $25,000 investment following its beta launch

The refugee aid platform scores another win as one of the two winners from Ben Franklin Technology Partners and Village Capital’s fintech accelerator.
Meet QSPACES, a ‘Yelp for the LGBTQ community and doctors’ purpose

Jun. 28, 2017 11:02 am

Meet QSPACES, a ‘Yelp for the LGBTQ community and doctors’

Founders and spouses Catherine Hofmann and Nic Anthony developed the free digital platform to help LGBTQ folks find empathetic, high-quality healthcare professionals.
How Waterfront Ventures is (consciously) revitalizing Camden method

Jun. 26, 2017 12:52 pm

How Waterfront Ventures is (consciously) revitalizing Camden

The nonprofit and coworking space aims to attract or provide resources for 100 startups in the city. Here's how its upcoming pitch competition will jumpstart that effort.
Nationalities Service Center is partnering with local tech companies to find refugees jobs method

Jun. 22, 2017 1:14 pm

Nationalities Service Center is partnering with local tech companies to find refugees jobs

Ecommerce company WebLinc has already taken on two NSC clients as paid interns. The next challenge will be expanding the program to other sectors.
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.

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