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‘Poverty can be hard to talk about.’ This is how SCCON starts the conversation column

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‘Poverty can be hard to talk about.’ This is how SCCON starts the conversation

Southern Chester County Opportunity Network's work is based on the Bridges Out of Poverty model — a framework for understanding poverty that brings professionals and communities together to work on solutions.
Power Moves: William A. Carter IV named new head of City Hall advocacy for Chamber of Commerce column

Sep. 20, 2019 3:14 pm

Power Moves: William A. Carter IV named new head of City Hall advocacy for Chamber of Commerce

Also power moves at Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy and WXPN.
On the market: 16 jobs in leadership, development, communications and more column

Sep. 20, 2019 7:22 am

On the market: 16 jobs in leadership, development, communications and more

Open positions at Taller Puertorriqueño, MANNA, Pennsylvania Humanities Council, Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence, Community Legal Services, and seven other organizations.
Want to upskill? Consider learning American Sign Language column

Sep. 16, 2019 8:00 am

Want to upskill? Consider learning American Sign Language

Columnist Krys Sipple talks to folks at the Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre about how, for certain occupations, the ability to communicate in ASL is vital.
Power Moves: Nuala Cabral and Charlie Miller join Independence Public Media Foundation column

Sep. 12, 2019 8:14 am

Power Moves: Nuala Cabral and Charlie Miller join Independence Public Media Foundation

Plus, power moves at the Mayor's Fund for Philadelphia, Community College of Philadelphia and the Juvenile Law Center.
In Chester County, businesses and nonprofits team up to address community needs column

Sep. 9, 2019 11:30 am

In Chester County, businesses and nonprofits team up to address community needs

Columnist Krys Sipple takes a look at Leadership Chester County, which uses bus tours and a poverty simulator to teach board members about the real, often hidden, needs in the community.
Money Moves: More than $4 million in funding was granted to Philadelphia-area orgs column

Sep. 5, 2019 12:01 pm

Money Moves: More than $4 million in funding was granted to Philadelphia-area orgs

Funding from the William Penn Foundation, Joseph and Marie Field Foundation, Independence Public Media, Chester County Fund for Women and Girls, and more, was granted to Philadelphia-area organizations in June, July and August.
On the Market: These 21 opportunities run the gamut from major gifts officer to video assistant column

Aug. 23, 2019 4:04 pm

On the Market: These 21 opportunities run the gamut from major gifts officer to video assistant

For nonprofit pros with mad skills, this is a good week to be looking new opportunities.
Teach your children well: A sense of community and intergenerational appeal are key to this event’s success column

Aug. 15, 2019 12:00 pm

Teach your children well: A sense of community and intergenerational appeal are key to this event’s success

Most nonprofit fundraising events fizzle out after a couple of years, says columnist Krys Sipple, but the Philadelphia Folk Festival continues to attract 35,000 attendees annually.
#ProTip: Stop saying you want to give back column

Aug. 13, 2019 1:12 pm

#ProTip: Stop saying you want to give back

No cookie for you if you utter that line during an interview, says columnist Valerie Johnson. Here's why.

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