Jan. 21, 2016 4:31 pm
The national letter-writing campaign will enable people to share their personal experiences with profiling and discrimination.
Nov. 12, 2013 6:22 pm
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.
Nov. 12, 2013 2:01 pm
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.
Aug. 14, 2013 11:56 am
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.
Jul. 23, 2013 12:55 pm
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.