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Power moves: Jennifer Lowman is West Philadelphia Alliance for Children’s new executive director column

May 10, 2021 12:35 pm

Power moves: Jennifer Lowman is West Philadelphia Alliance for Children’s new executive director

After a 12-year tenure at the Education Law Center, Lowman takes the helm of the the small but vital organization which started placing volunteers in school libraries in 2003.
Power moves: Andy Kang named executive director of Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition column

May 5, 2021 9:50 am

Power moves: Andy Kang named executive director of Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition

Plus, new appointments at New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia and the Associated Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
Power moves: New leadership at Broad Street Ministry and Compass Philadelphia column

Apr. 29, 2021 3:33 pm

Power moves: New leadership at Broad Street Ministry and Compass Philadelphia

Plus, Mastery Schools, Delaware River Waterfront Corporation and seven other organizations welcomed new staff and board members in April.
Darnella Frazier’s video was key to Chauvin conviction. Young people are key to achieving justice column

Apr. 21, 2021 7:00 am

Darnella Frazier’s video was key to Chauvin conviction. Young people are key to achieving justice

Columnist Ami Patel Hopkins offers resources for educators and parents to continue to empower students and children to use their voices — as 17-year-old Darnella did — and to hold people accountable.
Want to be a fundraiser? Be prepared to wear many hats column

Apr. 8, 2021 9:42 am

Want to be a fundraiser? Be prepared to wear many hats

"To say we wear a lot of hats is almost putting it too lightly. We’re the middlemen, the sometimes unseen connective tissue that keep the wheels moving to connect supporters to our mission and keep the doors open," says columnist Valerie Johnson.
What does education have to do with action — in the face of the climate crisis? column

Apr. 7, 2021 3:27 pm

What does education have to do with action — in the face of the climate crisis?

Local universities and schools offer open access teaching resources and frameworks for environmental sustainability and resilience, says columnist Eric Hartman.
‘Issues inside newsrooms bring real-world harm and put Black lives in danger’ column

Apr. 1, 2021 2:41 pm

‘Issues inside newsrooms bring real-world harm and put Black lives in danger’

It's time to bring back a Public Editor to hold media accountable for racism, bias and inequity, says Tauhid Chappell.
What’s excellent global education, and where is it happening in Pennsylvania? column

Mar. 9, 2021 10:22 am

What’s excellent global education, and where is it happening in Pennsylvania?

"Thinking globally requires wrestling with the way injustice and inequity stemming from historic exclusion and patterns of colonization is embedded in the very structures of every local place," says columnist Eric Hartman.
Power moves: So many changes across the sector in Jan. and Feb. column

Mar. 4, 2021 1:58 pm

Power moves: So many changes across the sector in Jan. and Feb.

This part 1 of our column on leadership and professional growth makes note only of staff-level changes; part 2 is forthcoming and will mark appointments to boards.
Hidden figures: Human services organizations’ clients are an inspiration column

Feb. 18, 2021 11:00 am

Hidden figures: Human services organizations’ clients are an inspiration

"It’s tough to ask for help in the best of circumstances, and a global pandemic is certainly not the best of times," says Generocity columnist Valerie Johnson.

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