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MilkCrate is now building apps for nonprofits feature

Oct. 16, 2018 12:15 pm

MilkCrate is now building apps for nonprofits

In the past few years, the tech startup and B Corp has shifted from running a single sustainability-focused app to helping mission-driven organizations reach their digital goals.
Free Library of Philadelphia wants to make this clear: ‘We’re here to serve you’ feature

Oct. 10, 2018 11:55 am

Free Library of Philadelphia wants to make this clear: ‘We’re here to serve you’

A three-year community engagement grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services will train staffers of all levels to better serve the neighborhoods where its 54 branches are based.
A year later, Kensington Avenue Storefront Challenge winners are slowly moving in feature

Oct. 9, 2018 12:45 pm

A year later, Kensington Avenue Storefront Challenge winners are slowly moving in

Just one business, a boutique audio design and production studio, has opened, but Shift Capital has pledged to continue to support the other eight.
Sangeeta Prasad wants to inject more empathy into Philly’s parole and probation systems feature

Oct. 8, 2018 12:45 pm

Sangeeta Prasad wants to inject more empathy into Philly’s parole and probation systems

The new Stoneleigh Fellow and ex-public defender will work with the district attorney's office to revise the practices that keep 40,000 Philadelphians under community supervision.
Al-Bustan is growing a pocket park on 40th Street with the help of a diverse community feature

Sep. 19, 2018 12:45 pm

Al-Bustan is growing a pocket park on 40th Street with the help of a diverse community

The Arab arts and culture nonprofit is leading the development of a lot between Ludlow and Chestnut streets to create an inviting space for anyone and everyone via public events, cultural programming and art making.
The activist owners of South Philly Barbacoa will be featured on Netflix’s ‘Chef’s Table’ feature

Sep. 11, 2018 7:00 am

The activist owners of South Philly Barbacoa will be featured on Netflix’s ‘Chef’s Table’

Generocity sat down with Cristina Martinez and Benjamin Miller to discuss their experience filming the international-facing show and the impact they hope to make by speaking out on behalf of undocumented workers. Their episode premieres Sept. 28.
How neurotypical nonprofit pros can be better allies to the autism community feature

Sep. 7, 2018 12:46 pm

How neurotypical nonprofit pros can be better allies to the autism community

We asked 15 relevant Philly nonprofits if people with autism were represented in leadership roles; most didn’t respond or declined to comment. Here are some actionable tips for recruiting and retaining board members from diverse neurological backgrounds.
Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector feature

Aug. 31, 2018 12:45 pm

Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector

Nonprofit, philanthropy, local gov and biz pros working in the fields of hiring, women in leadership, social entrepreneurship, accessibility, criminal justice, LGBTQ, sustainability, leaders of color, community development, impact investing, civic tech and volunteerism.
A group of incarcerated men funded a backpack drive for Frankford kids with their prison wages feature

Aug. 30, 2018 12:45 pm

A group of incarcerated men funded a backpack drive for Frankford kids with their prison wages

Members of SCI Smithfield's Men of Action group, who earn about 19 cents per hour, partnered with Philadelphia FIGHT's Institute for Community Justice to orchestrate the drive benefitting students at Allen M. Stearne Elementary School.
Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity wants more policy changes for people with criminal records feature

Aug. 28, 2018 12:47 pm

Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity wants more policy changes for people with criminal records

Clean Slate laws are good, but Pennsylvania can do better, says Zane Johnson, managing attorney of the nonprofit that provides legal services for low-income Philadelphians.

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