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Campbell Soup’s new diversity officer and 8 more Power Moves people

Nov. 17, 2017 12:55 pm

Campbell Soup’s new diversity officer and 8 more Power Moves

Bread & Roses Community Fund honored four activist leaders, Philadelphia Bar Foundation and Campus Philly made hires and a whole bunch of nonprofits have new board leadership.
This Vermont program might reduce sex offender recidivism. Could it work in Philly? results

Nov. 16, 2017 12:55 pm

This Vermont program might reduce sex offender recidivism. Could it work in Philly?

Generocity sent a reporter to Vermont to learn about a volunteer program that aims to break down the barriers between society and sex offenders. The tagline: "No more victims."
Prevention Point Philadelphia marks 25 years of battling HIV, AIDS and the opioid epidemic results

Nov. 15, 2017 12:19 pm

Prevention Point Philadelphia marks 25 years of battling HIV, AIDS and the opioid epidemic

The Kensington nonprofit is celebrating a quarter-century tomorrow. Executive Director Jose Benitez weighs in on how it's evolved and what's next in the fight against overdoses — including the possibility of safe injection sites.
Americans want fewer prisoners. What’s art have to do with it? results

Nov. 14, 2017 12:05 pm

Americans want fewer prisoners. What’s art have to do with it?

A unique year-old pilot music program inside Pennsylvania’s largest prison needs funding to keep going. Its early success and relationship with the state offers a look inside our appetite for — and the limits of — a new kind of criminal justice reform.
Juntos just formed Philly’s first Community Resistance Zone for immigrants’ rights method

Nov. 13, 2017 12:56 pm

Juntos just formed Philly’s first Community Resistance Zone for immigrants’ rights

Over the weekend, the activist organization helped almost 150 volunteers register 500 South Philly residents as advocates.
Yes, there’s long-term value in a short-term volunteer project method

Nov. 10, 2017 1:56 pm

Yes, there’s long-term value in a short-term volunteer project

Meet Volunteering Untapped, the social group that matches young Philadelphians with small nonprofits in need on the second Saturday of every month.
Grow your #GivingTuesday donations by 15 times in 3 years like this fundraiser funding

Nov. 9, 2017 10:42 am

Grow your #GivingTuesday donations by 15 times in 3 years like this fundraiser

Development pro Cara Schmidt tested a crowdfunding campaign in 2013 and has since raised over $100,000 for her Chester County nonprofit from the philanthropic holiday.
Pennsylvania’s political accelerator for women scored a 100% win rate last night results

Nov. 8, 2017 1:57 pm

Pennsylvania’s political accelerator for women scored a 100% win rate last night

"This is the first real test of the resistance," said Emerge PA Executive Director Anne Wakabayashi. "Emerge is training the resistance right now."
Power Moves: 9 hires, awards and board appointments at Philly nonprofits people

Nov. 8, 2017 8:21 am

Power Moves: 9 hires, awards and board appointments at Philly nonprofits

Leadership additions at The Philadelphia Foundation, Penn's Kleinman Center, WXPN, Crozer-Keystone Community Foundation and more. Plus, the inaugural Lindy Fellows, and national kudos for ArtWell founder Susan Teegan.
The anti-gentrification community development model Jumpstart is expanding in Philly method

Nov. 6, 2017 8:26 am

The anti-gentrification community development model Jumpstart is expanding in Philly

Social impact real estate developer Ken Weinstein's program that helps aspiring developers and community leaders learn to fight blight got some help from LISC to reach beyond Germantown and Kensington.

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