Aug. 2, 2022 6:00 am
Meet Kim Andrews, new executive director for The Fund for Women and Girls
She previously led the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia and is already making plans for The Fund’s future.
Jan. 20, 2022 6:45 am
Be the leader to bring a 26-year mission into the future in Chester County
The Fund for Women and Girls is seeking an executive director who will inspire growth and change. Here's who the Chester County-based nonprofit is looking to lead.
Apr. 29, 2021 12:42 pm
Beyond Literacy: Combining nearly 90 years of history into one org
Two prominent adult literacy orgs announced their merger this week, creating the largest adult education agency in the city.
May 20, 2019 12:34 pm
Report indicates that young Latinas in the School District of Philadelphia feel unseen and unheard
Characterized as crazy, selfish or just “fiery” when they have mental health issues, 13 Latina middle and high school students in Philadelphia helped coauthor a report — "We Are Not Invisible"— that demands notice.
May 16, 2019 12:30 pm
These 7 nonprofits, programs and city initiatives help residents access the internet for job searches
"People who struggle with digital literacy are less likely to own a computer or know how to use it as a tool in their job search," says Devren Washington of Media Mobilizing Project.
Apr. 1, 2019 4:02 pm
From school districts to county offices, people in Chesco and Delco are concerned about the Mariner East pipelines
"In a worst-case scenario pipeline explosion on the Mariner East, we would have a catastrophe on par with 9/11,” says Eve Miari of the Clean Air Council.
Mar. 27, 2019 1:13 pm
Undersold and maligned, Coatesville isn’t what you’ve been led to believe it is
From spoken word poet Aadil Malik to Arts Holding Hands and Hearts to pop-up lending libraries, Sarah Alderman's film "Bypassed" documents a vibrant community full of voices clamoring to be heard.
Mar. 11, 2019 11:58 am
Curing the ailing healthcare system with stories
The stories told at StoryCure are part of a Business Innovation Factory project that puts individuals and families at the center of the healthcare model.
Feb. 19, 2019 7:44 am
Sharing without judgment: Why mental health support can flourish online
Groups like Angels in Motion and Philly Queer Mental Health Support Group create safe spaces online for vulnerable Philadelphia communities.
Feb. 14, 2019 12:45 pm
This couple met at Woke Bae speed dating. The event for activists returns this weekend
The fundraiser benefitting the Philadelphia Community Bail Fund is back for year two, but there's no pressure to find a significant other — friend and ally connections are encouraged, too.