Jul. 7, 2021 9:00 am
New unemployment system issues? Philadelphia Legal Assistance offers help
The state replaced a more than 40-year-old unemployment filing system last month. The new one enables weekly filing, along with other upgrades, and there are resources available to help you learn how to navigate it.
Mar. 29, 2021 12:44 pm
Focus on funders: The Barra Foundation
After the killing of George Floyd, the foundation took a hard look at the funds they still had and committed to supporting organizations that focused on the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and systemic racism.
Mar. 23, 2021 8:52 am
With new funding, ACANA expects to aid more than 800 African and Caribbean immigrants
CEO Voffee Jabateh says the $1 million grant from Poverty Action Fund is a good start, but the city needs to take small nonprofits more seriously.
Nov. 16, 2020 7:10 am
Klein News Camp creates engaging platform for journalism solutions
The virtual "unconference" featured significant discussions about ethics, newsroom diversity and the future of journalism.
Sep. 11, 2020 1:22 pm
Here’s an up-to-date guide to Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and other benefits in PA
Julia Simon-Mishel, of Philadelphia Legal Assistance's unemployment compensation division, has more advice on how gig workers can apply for benefits during COVID-19.
Jun. 23, 2020 11:25 am
‘Para ser una promotora, tienes que venir de la comunidad, ese es el verdadero poder del modelo’
Puentes de Salud cuenta con sus promotoras para alentar y facilitar vidas más saludables en ‘Puebladelfia’.
Jun. 23, 2020 7:06 am
‘To be a promotora you have to come from within the community — that’s the real power of the model’
Puentes de Salud counts on its promotoras to encourage and facilitate healthier lives in South Philly’s ‘Puebladelphia.'
Jun. 11, 2020 10:53 am
Promotoras: un modelo comunitario que tiene garra — y corazón
El primero de una serie de cinco artículos que analizan si este distintivo modelo de salud y defensa de la comunidad de inmigrantes latinos sobrevivirá o prevalecerá en el tiempo de COVID-19.
Jun. 10, 2020 1:06 pm
Promotoras: A community model with heart — and teeth
The first of a five-part look at whether the distinctive Latinx immigrant community health and advocacy model will survive — or thrive — in the time of COVID-19.
May 14, 2020 8:00 am
12 answers to questions self-employed and gig workers have about PA’s Pandemic Unemployment Assistance
Generocity contributor Alyssa Biederman gets all the crucial information from Julia Simon-Mishel of Philadelphia Legal Assistance.