Lynette Hazelton, Author at Generocity Philly

Lynette Hazelton

Lynette Hazelton

Lynette Hazelton is a freelance contributor to Generocity. The native Philadelphian has reported on community issues for years and also teaches adult literacy classes around the city. When she is not writing, you can find her reading about history, trying hard to urge vegetables to grow in her garden, or traveling to book fairs and jazz festivals with her husband.

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Sangeeta Prasad wants to inject more empathy into Philly’s parole and probation systems feature

Oct. 8, 2018 12:45 pm

Sangeeta Prasad wants to inject more empathy into Philly’s parole and probation systems

The new Stoneleigh Fellow and ex-public defender will work with the district attorney's office to revise the practices that keep 40,000 Philadelphians under community supervision.
5 diversity experts on the consequences of exclusion column

Sep. 4, 2018 12:45 pm

5 diversity experts on the consequences of exclusion

What can go wrong when D&I aren't considered, according to Greg DeShields, Kellan White, Kimberly Reed, Robyn Forman Pollack and Rashida Perry-Jones.
Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector feature

Aug. 31, 2018 12:45 pm

Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector

Nonprofit, philanthropy, local gov and biz pros working in the fields of hiring, women in leadership, social entrepreneurship, accessibility, criminal justice, LGBTQ, sustainability, leaders of color, community development, impact investing, civic tech and volunteerism.
Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity wants more policy changes for people with criminal records feature

Aug. 28, 2018 12:47 pm

Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity wants more policy changes for people with criminal records

Clean Slate laws are good, but Pennsylvania can do better, says Zane Johnson, managing attorney of the nonprofit that provides legal services for low-income Philadelphians.
Philly needs a better prison-to-school pipeline feature

May 31, 2018 12:39 pm

Philly needs a better prison-to-school pipeline

Juvenile justice reform advocates say young people returning from jails and prisons in Philadelphia need improved opportunities to get their education.
Can financial literacy solve Philly’s poverty problem? feature

May 14, 2018 12:41 pm

Can financial literacy solve Philly’s poverty problem?

Financial empowerment and wealth building are micro-level fixes for a macro-level problem — but they can make a difference on an individual level.
Meet ‘Innovate,’ the podcast for social entrepreneurs (and Nobel Prize winners) feature

Mar. 23, 2018 10:00 am

Meet ‘Innovate,’ the podcast for social entrepreneurs (and Nobel Prize winners)

The Bryn Mawr-produced podcast has been interviewing mission-minded business pros from around the world — including Indian activist Kailash Satyarthi — since 2012.

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