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Where does Philabundance go now? feature

May 13, 2022 12:51 pm

Where does Philabundance go now?

Two years ago, Philadelphia’s influential anti-hunger nonprofit installed new executive director Loree Jones. Facing surging demand, staff turnover and recessionary fear, a new strategic vision launches next month.
Can The Promise lift 100,000 Philadelphians out of poverty by 2025? feature

Mar. 31, 2022 6:45 am

Can The Promise lift 100,000 Philadelphians out of poverty by 2025?

The pandemic has shown how much is out of our control. North Philly native Michael Banks is trying anyway.
After years of turmoil, the Mazzoni Center wants to look forward feature

Mar. 21, 2022 6:45 am

After years of turmoil, the Mazzoni Center wants to look forward

Sultan Shakir is the new executive director of one of the country’s oldest and largest LGBTQ-focused health services nonprofits. He’s responsible for recovery from years of controversy
How could Philly’s PILOT (Payments in Lieu of Taxes) program get better? feature

Mar. 10, 2022 6:30 am

How could Philly’s PILOT (Payments in Lieu of Taxes) program get better?

17% of Philadelphia's real estate value is exempt, leaving almost $500 million untapped. Consider a case study from Boston on improving the program.
What can the pandemic teach us about the gun violence epidemic? feature

Feb. 8, 2022 2:19 pm

What can the pandemic teach us about the gun violence epidemic?

Dr. John Rich of The Center for Nonviolence and Justice challenges the analogy but three principles hold true: prevent, protect and promote.
How has poverty changed during the pandemic — and how hasn’t it? feature

Jan. 27, 2022 6:30 am

How has poverty changed during the pandemic — and how hasn’t it?

Backed by a year of reporting, download Generocity's Poverty Listening Tour report.
The problem with homelessness ‘innovation’ feature

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.
Be the leader to bring a 26-year mission into the future in Chester County feature

Jan. 20, 2022 6:45 am

Be the leader to bring a 26-year mission into the future in Chester County

The Fund for Women and Girls is seeking an executive director who will inspire growth and change. Here's who the Chester County-based nonprofit is looking to lead.
Meet the leaders advancing The Promise’s mission to lift Philadelphians out of poverty feature

Jan. 19, 2022 6:45 am

Meet the leaders advancing The Promise’s mission to lift Philadelphians out of poverty

The Promise, Philadelphia’s Poverty Action Fund, powered by United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, is a coalition dedicated to lifting 100,000 Philadelphians out of poverty over the next five years.
An Omicron plan from a Philadelphia public school teacher feature

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. 

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