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The “homeless hero” trope won’t save us column

Feb. 21, 2022 6:30 am

The “homeless hero” trope won’t save us

Surrounded by stories of economic success, it's a cheat to wait for a superhero, writes this homeless advocate.
The problem with homelessness ‘innovation’ column

Jan. 24, 2022 6:45 am

The problem with homelessness ‘innovation’

In the context of homeless services, innovation needs to move us closer to a fully realized human right to housing—not more tents, pods, or makeshift shelters.
An Omicron plan from a Philadelphia public school teacher column

Jan. 18, 2022 8:54 am

An Omicron plan from a Philadelphia public school teacher

I am now writing to you as a School District of Philadelphia (SDP) teacher and parent of two young children who are not eligible for vaccination. 
Philadelphia’s crises of 2022 column

Jan. 10, 2022 7:00 am

Philadelphia’s crises of 2022

Gun violence is its own epidemic. We all choose what we're willing to do.
Youth mental health is a crisis. We need radical prevention column

Dec. 23, 2021 6:30 am

Youth mental health is a crisis. We need radical prevention

Timed with the release of a new report by the U.S. Surgeon General, two foundation executives call for out-of-the-box thinking.
Nonprofit fundraisers: this is your moment column

Dec. 6, 2021 7:00 am

Nonprofit fundraisers: this is your moment

A third of all annual giving takes place in the average December, and it's rare that both need and funds are high. They are now.
How the pandemic is changing individual nonprofit donors column

Nov. 26, 2021 7:45 am

How the pandemic is changing individual nonprofit donors

Giving Tuesday 2020 broke all previous records. Will 2021 do it again? The results could predict a new era of individual donations
How philanthropy will be different (and the same) after the pandemic column

Nov. 22, 2021 7:45 am

How philanthropy will be different (and the same) after the pandemic

A process called trust-based philanthropy is in. Don't expect your post-grant reports to go away though.
Power moves: John Fisher-Klein becomes The Attic’s new executive director column

Oct. 22, 2021 11:56 am

Power moves: John Fisher-Klein becomes The Attic’s new executive director

Plus, staff hires at Juvenile Law Center and Musicopia/Dancing Classrooms Philly, and two new board of trustee appointments at Holy Family University.
On the market: 50 social impact jobs to get you going column

Oct. 21, 2021 12:02 pm

On the market: 50 social impact jobs to get you going

From A to (nearly) Z — development manager at the Association for Public Art to director of community organizing at the Women's Medical Fund — there is something for everyone in this week's listings.

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