Jun. 11, 2018 12:47 pm
Womanist Working Collective’s LaTierra Piphus on navigating systems in order to dismantle them
The organization's time banking project allows members to exchange time spent on services provided, rather than money. Call it radical liberation through cooperation.
May 8, 2018 10:10 am
Shift Fund is paying to help low-income Philadelphians navigate the legal system
The new criminal justice nonprofit funnels small donations to those who need to pay legal and medical fees.
May 7, 2018 11:07 am
Philly’s new ‘academy’ aims to help immigrants navigate the U.S. workplace
The City of Philadelphia and local nonprofits are providing multilingual tools to help immigrants champion fair working conditions.
May 7, 2018 10:03 am
Diversity in tech starts with the kids, and other lessons from Introduced by Technical.ly
One way to increase representation means “locating mentors and instructors that look like our children” — and other takeaways from the #PTW18 event's Impact room.
May 4, 2018 11:27 am
Black women in tech: Competitive survival lies in the business of Earth maintenance
A cognitive psychologist and and startup founder dished on Black women's future in tech for good at a #PTW18 panel.
May 2, 2018 11:37 am
Philly activists celebrated May Day with a ‘death by incarceration’ protest
Tuesday's "Break the Cages, Fund the People" rally convened hundreds protesting mass incarceration, Immigrant and Customs Enforcement and police presence in schools.
Apr. 30, 2018 10:33 am
10 accessible products we got from NextFab’s #PTW18 hackathon with Inglis House
Occupational therapists met technologists at the makerspace to create a robotic sandwich feeding device, a new wheelchair pressure system and more to benefit the nursing care facility.
Apr. 27, 2018 10:30 am
Alyesha Wise’s Black Women Necessary is an intimate, chillaxing activism
The Los Angeles-based author and poet on why she created the safe space, which will return to the streets of Philly for the third time this June.
Apr. 26, 2018 11:36 am
How Asian Arts Initiative’s 25th anniversary celebration explores the concept of home
And more: The silver jubilee's events, to be held May 3 through 6, will feature civil rights-focused concerts, dance performances inspired by the resilience of women and a series of workshops and screenings.
Apr. 26, 2018 9:55 am
Philly’s Rebuild project needs community engagement pros to get the job done
Help the city keep its $500 million renovation initiative equitable and inclusive.