2016. What a year, eh?
The Generocity stories listed here aren’t necessarily the stories we felt were the most “important” or had the most “impact” — that list is on the way. They’re simply the best-shared and the most-clicked, as recorded by Google Analytics. (Minus our homepage and the like, plus this story about 10 social impact orgs that were hiring. Boring!)
First, though, taking a nod from sister site Technical.ly Philly, here are a few of the most-read that didn’t quite make the top-10 cut:
- Quakers pioneered social enterprise. They were also the first to fail
- This time-traveling sci-fi writer is not your average public interest attorney (a.k.a. our first introduction to the now-storied Rasheedah Phillips)
- This founder raised $450K for a social enterprise that failed. Here’s what he learned
And now, in order of page views:
We’re excited to follow the Shift Capital guys as they continue their social impact development work.
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We first met Woodard shortly after he put his political career on hiatus to lead GreenLight Fund Philadelphia, and he hasn’t slowed down since.
From intern to executive director in six years.
We’re proud of the Gayborhood for supporting the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting, but we sure wish we hadn’t needed to write this piece at all.
A.k.a. Anna Holemans, the Friends Select School junior who’s heading up Alice’s March for Equality the day before the presidential inauguration.
The former William Penn Foundation program officer recently made the jump to public service to become deputy director of community engagement and communications for the city’s Rebuild initiative.
During the six-day SEPTA workers strike — shortened on the internet to #SEPTAstrike — students couldn’t get to school, home care staff couldn’t get to their patients and at least one person couldn’t get to the courthouse to get a Protection From Abuse order.
Via OpenDataPhilly, the data show crime incidents, shooting victims, and vehicle and pedestrian stops.
Ho boy, do people love Judy Wicks.
Our very solid reference list about the scale of the problem in Philadelphia.-30-
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