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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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A community-supported fatality review might reduce overdose deaths in Philadelphia feature

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.
This newly revived cash assistance program for poor Pennsylvanians is at risk again feature

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.
Inside Esperanza’s ‘asset-building’ development strategy in Hunting Park feature

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.