Nov. 2, 2020 3:00 pm
What kind of data affects social change and where does it come from?
At ECS’s Forum on Justice & Opportunity, the Scattergood Foundation and Azavea presented projects on understanding needs and assets, and strengthening social programs through data and evaluation.
Sep. 23, 2020 8:30 am
At Philly Tech Week, the example of a global nonprofit leveraging tech and human connection to eradicate poverty
CARE’s community-based financial solutions drive social equity and gender justice.
Nov. 15, 2019 8:30 am
What if we could all remember the power of art?
A recent TEDxPhiladelphiaSalon event reminded attendees that art presents concepts that viewers might not understand through any other medium — and that we would do well to remember this when we seek social justice.
Mar. 28, 2019 3:14 pm
Tackling food insecurity: Best practices from Bucks, Chesco, Delco and Montco
From listening to community to trauma-informed approaches, nonprofits in the suburbs diversify strategies in their fight against hunger.
Mar. 26, 2019 10:02 am
The fight to protect abortion rights heats up nationally and in PA
A conversation with Women’s Medical Fund Executive Director Elicia Gonzales focuses on current and proposed abortion restrictions that impact low-income women in Philly.
Sep. 24, 2018 12:52 pm
What does a scalable roadmap for revitalization look like for Philly’s commercial corridors?
At a recent Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia panel, local civic and business leaders shared best practices for creating public retail spaces that support equitable prosperity and growth.
May 9, 2018 9:45 am
These Philly students are using paper cranes to fight the school-to-prison pipeline
A team from John Bartram High School won the Aspen Challenge: Philadelphia and are heading to Colorado next month to present their artistic solution to keep youth in school.
Jan. 17, 2018 1:55 pm
To diversify hiring, let employees with intellectual disabilities demonstrate their skills
Two local organizations, Neurodiversity in the Workplace and Woods Services, help those with barriers to employment find fulfillment in their work.
Dec. 12, 2017 2:58 pm
PHL Assembled collaborators on empowering marginalized communities through art
A discussion featuring Reentry Think Tank and Black Quantum Futurism founders closed the PMA's Philadelphia Assembled exhibit by highlighting how collective storytelling encourages traumatized communities to reclaim their narratives.