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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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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.
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.

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