Jim Irby, Author at Generocity Philly

Jim Irby

Jim Irby

Jim Irby is the social enterprise manager of One Step Away, Philadelphia's street newspaper, which provides a voice and opportunities for individuals experiencing homelessness, joblessness or poverty. He is a graduate of William and Mary and earned his M.A. in environment and community from Antioch University Seattle's Center for Creative Change. As a writer, he enjoys covering issues related to economic, racial, ecological, gender and food justice. In his activism, he works both as a trainer for organizations such as Philly Thrive and a perpetual student around issues of systemic change and social justice.

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Sanctuary cities 101: Why they matter and how Philly came to be one feature

Dec. 7, 2017 8:00 am

Sanctuary cities 101: Why they matter and how Philly came to be one

And a detailed timeline of the three-year battle to keep it that way.
Facing a warming planet, these organizers are offering their Philly neighborhoods hope and solutions feature

Sep. 14, 2017 1:55 pm

Facing a warming planet, these organizers are offering their Philly neighborhoods hope and solutions

How Philly Thrive, 350.org Philadelphia and Earth Quaker Action Team are encouraging the city become a leader in renewable energy.

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