Feb. 4, 2019 12:45 pm
Where to find low-cost tax prep resources in Philadelphia
And because need for financial help doesn't disappear after April 15, consider these options for benefits and legal assistance for disputes involving taxes, too.
Jan. 28, 2019 12:52 pm
A community-supported fatality review might reduce overdose deaths in Philadelphia
"I strongly believe that the solutions are not going to be found in City Hall or in buildings downtown, but that they're going to be found by city officials working with community stakeholders and the people closest to the problem," said one advocate.
Jan. 16, 2019 2:03 pm
This $3M partnership between Philly funders prioritizes collaboration over competition
The initiative from the local United Way, Scattergood Foundation, Barra Foundation, The Philadelphia Foundation and others will support nonprofit leaders in capacity and skills building.
Jan. 15, 2019 1:30 pm
This newly revived cash assistance program for poor Pennsylvanians is at risk again
General assistance was reinstated last summer after a six-year hiatus. New legislation threatens to gut the program, which offers about $200 per month to qualified residents.
Jan. 11, 2019 7:53 am
Can chamber music increase mental health awareness?
Ellipses Ensemble thinks it can by incorporating films, visual art and other features into its live performances around the Philadelphia area.
Jan. 7, 2019 4:38 pm
Inside Esperanza’s ‘asset-building’ development strategy in Hunting Park
"As Hispanic people," said President and CEO Rev. Luis Cortés, "we need to build institutions that we control.” Here's the ethos behind the North Philadelphia nonprofit's long-term community engagement strategy.
Dec. 28, 2018 12:24 pm
Here’s where people living on Philly streets can find respite from the cold
Meet nine facilities keeping people experiencing homelessness safe in the wintertime.
Dec. 27, 2018 12:01 pm
Why the holidays can be especially tough for people recovering from addiction
Wintertime and its events disrupt schedules and may force those in recovery to confront strained relationships, for instance. Plus, tips for those struggling — like "have a plan."
Dec. 14, 2018 1:05 pm
Leadership Philadelphia’s new mural series hopes to spark tiny moments of reflection
Inspired by its Move in Closer series, the professional development nonprofit will collaborate with Mural Arts to produce 12 mini-murals featuring questions such as “What’s the kindest thing someone has done for you today?”
Dec. 10, 2018 10:33 am
A history of social movements, mapped in Philadelphia’s City Archives
Artist Talia Greene's new interactive mural is based on a 1943 redlining map and features an augmented reality component.