Mar. 31, 2017 11:00 am
PEP Bowl is hosting a good ol’ fashioned bowling tournament this weekend
The bowling alley that employs people with disabilities is raising money for its job training and placement services.
Jan. 18, 2017 12:57 pm
Art-Reach and FringeArts are teaming up for a ‘radically accessible’ Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret
The performance will feature an ASL interpreter, audio description and visual captioning. It's something more arts organizations should consider doing, said Art-Reach ED John Orr.
Dec. 22, 2016 12:47 pm
Remembering those lost in Philadelphia’s homeless community
Project HOME and other homelessness advocates gathered to mourn those who died in the past year at the annual Homeless Memorial Day.
Dec. 16, 2016 8:35 am
How South Philly Food Co-op used grassroots organizing to attract over 600 members
The cooperative recently announced its permanent location and is set to open next year.
Nov. 7, 2016 12:55 pm
This coalition is helping marginalized populations make it to the polls
Vote for Homes trains volunteers to assist and help transport homeless, formerly incarcerated and disabled voters on Election Day.
Aug. 1, 2016 8:45 am
Here’s how Philly can shrink the digital literacy gap
A recent PhillyCAM panel featuring FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn discussed ways to increase digital inclusion in disadvantaged communities.
Jul. 27, 2016 3:49 pm
Mighty Writers gathered over 2,000 kids to break a world record
While sitting on the Art Museum steps and answering the writing prompt, “If I were president …” they attempted to become the “most kids age 7 to 17 writing essays at the same time and place.”
Jul. 5, 2016 12:15 pm
This Bryn Mawr nonprofit is using theatre to engage individuals with autism
With the help of similarly minded nonprofits, Wolf Performing Arts Center will launch QUILT for youth on the spectrum this fall.
Jun. 30, 2016 12:26 pm
These teacher groups are tackling social justice issues through book clubs
Teacher Action Group and Caucus of Working Educators are engaging activists across the city with a summer reading series focused on social movements.
Jun. 27, 2016 12:44 pm
This Harrowgate civic group is engaging residents of all ages to take back their park
Thanks to organizational partnerships, feedback from long-term neighbors and help from the city, the newly formed Friends of Harrowgate Park is revamping a once-decrepit neighborhood asset.