Grace Shallow, Author at Generocity Philly

Grace Shallow

Grace Shallow

Grace Shallow is a regular freelancer for Generocity and the Investigations Editor at The Temple News. Her work has also been published by outlets such as the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News, Billy Penn, PlanPhilly and Alphr.com. She loves writing about health and people helping other people — before, after and while she drinks coffee.

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4 projects from Good Pitch Local Philadelphia that could ‘change the world’ event

Dec. 5, 2018 12:19 pm

4 projects from Good Pitch Local Philadelphia that could ‘change the world’

Or at least change Philly. Black and Brown Workers Cooperative, Media in Neighborhoods Group and other social impact orgs and filmmakers pitched to an audience for resources, funding and other support on Tuesday.
As Philadelphia temperatures dip, homeless outreach workers distribute socks, smiles and resources feature

Dec. 3, 2018 1:51 pm

As Philadelphia temperatures dip, homeless outreach workers distribute socks, smiles and resources

A Generocity reporter rides with two Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services staffers as they encourage people living on the streets to take advantage of increased city services in the coldest months.
Share Your Opioid Story is collecting the tales of Pennsylvanians impacted by addiction feature

Nov. 30, 2018 1:19 pm

Share Your Opioid Story is collecting the tales of Pennsylvanians impacted by addiction

Philadelphia-based public health advocate Evan Figueroa-Vargas said he's participating in the statewide campaign in an effort to dispel stigma.
Why Raj Jayadev is helping Philly’s criminal justice system adopt participatory defense feature

Nov. 21, 2018 12:51 pm

Why Raj Jayadev is helping Philly’s criminal justice system adopt participatory defense

The Stoneleigh Fellow and MacArthur Genius from San Jose is working with the Defender Association of Philadelphia to implement the model, which "tries to make the family an extension of the defense team."
Leadership can be lonely. Learning circles help nonprofit directors find community feature

Nov. 14, 2018 12:11 pm

Leadership can be lonely. Learning circles help nonprofit directors find community

The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University's CLEAR Circles convene local EDs and "emerging leaders" to share lessons and offer space for self-reflection among peers.
3 local gov staffers are studying other cities’ co-ops to boost Philly’s democratic biz economy feature

Nov. 9, 2018 11:34 am

3 local gov staffers are studying other cities’ co-ops to boost Philly’s democratic biz economy

The fellows are applying their learnings to three commercial corridors: 52nd Street, Woodland Avenue and East Passyunk Avenue.
Fulphil is hosting its first pitch competition for student social entrepreneurs event

Nov. 1, 2018 11:50 pm

Fulphil is hosting its first pitch competition for student social entrepreneurs

The organization connects local university students to networks of mentors and resources. Six founders will compete for cash prizes this weekend.

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