Jan. 2, 2020 12:40 pm
These six organizations are improving their neighborhoods with help from Community Connectors
LISC Philadelphia’s Community Connectors Program and Institute trains residents who are employed by participating community-based organizations in North Philadelphia and West Philadelphia.
Nov. 11, 2019 8:30 am
5 takeaways from the Future of Work summit
The Business Innovations for the Future of Work summit facilitated open and honest conversations about workforce problems and innovative solutions.
Sep. 11, 2019 9:10 am
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s lab leverages big data in fight against cancer
The Childhood Cancer Data Lab, located in Center City, prides itself on “turning researchers who fight childhood cancer into data wizards.”
Jul. 23, 2019 12:00 pm
Education Law Center: Philadelphia’s pregnant and parenting students are ‘falling through the cracks’
A new ELC report identifies barriers pregnant and parenting students face and outlines policy changes for the School District of Philadelphia.
Jul. 18, 2019 12:23 pm
Moving out? Here’s a guide on throwing away or donating your items
The Philadelphia Streets Department has guidelines, and there are a number of possible donation locations across the city — but do your research well before moving day.
Jun. 26, 2019 3:09 pm
AARP associate state director and Dominican native finds home in Philadelphia
Yocasta Lora is one of the founders of Dominicanos in the Delaware Valley, a group of Dominican professionals promoting Dominican culture and leadership.
Jun. 25, 2019 11:00 am
What does ‘Housing First’ mean? We ask Pathways to Housing PA to explain
The Housing First model focuses on people experiencing chronic homelessness — and on long-term housing retention and supportive services.
Jun. 13, 2019 5:41 pm
5 reasons people attended INTER/VIEW 2019
They came for jobs, but, as reporter Zari Tarazona discovered, some of those in attendance had other reasons too.
May 31, 2019 12:01 pm
Looking at digital literacy through different lenses: Access and adoption, design, and digital equity
Liana Dragoman, Andrew Buss and Juliet Fink Yates come at the topic from different perspectives but agree that the solution to a structural issue like the digital divide requires coordination and investment.
May 30, 2019 6:22 am
A baseball organization for teens and adults with autism is coming to Philly
The Alternative Baseball Organization's Philadelphia club will be led by Khristina Downing, who is currently recruiting players, volunteers, coaches and managers for their first practice on June 22.