Judy Weightman, Author at Generocity Philly

Judy Weightman

Judy Weightman is freelance writer and editor who lives in the East Falls neighborhood of Philadelphia. In addition to writing about education, urban planning and social good, she's the editor-in-chief of Broad Street Review, a Philly-based arts and culture website.

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Sparking Solutions: Q&A with Helen Cunningham, Executive Director of Samuel S. Fels Fund funding

Nov. 12, 2013 6:22 pm

Sparking Solutions: Q&A with Helen Cunningham, Executive Director of Samuel S. Fels Fund

We make grants in arts and culture — that’s about 12 percent of our funds — and in education, which is primarily ways to support the improvement of public education. And then we have a large category called “community,” which encompasses lots of things, but it’s homelessness, and hunger, and services to immigrants, and legal aid, and a lot of social justice issues.
Sparking Solutions: Issue Profile on Early Literacy purpose

Nov. 12, 2013 2:01 pm

Sparking Solutions: Issue Profile on Early Literacy

In our fifth and final issue profile to prepare readers for the Delaware Valley Grantmakers Sparking Solutions Conference, we provide an overview of early literacy in the greater Philadelphia region, how it is being addressed and how it is affecting our children and school system.
Garces Family Foundation’s English Language & Skills Program Takes Off in South Philly results

Aug. 14, 2013 11:56 am

Garces Family Foundation’s English Language & Skills Program Takes Off in South Philly

Mallory Fix, a former runner at Garces Trading Co., started the program "English for the Restaurant and Everyday Living" with two other employees and help from the Garces Family Foundation. Here she is presenting a student with a certificate at a ceremony in July 2013.
Four Years In, Mighty Writers Sets Its Sights on West Philadelphia Expansion purpose

Jul. 23, 2013 12:55 pm

Four Years In, Mighty Writers Sets Its Sights on West Philadelphia Expansion

Not content with their success in serving over 1,000 Philadelphia students a year in South Philadelphia, Mighty Writers is getting ready to open a second location, at 3861 Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia, this September.

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