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Philly community orgs collected 8,000 illegal signs in June. Next stop: Trash Academy feature

Jul. 18, 2018 7:45 am

Philly community orgs collected 8,000 illegal signs in June. Next stop: Trash Academy

Mural Arts is partnering with the city's Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet to repurpose the signs — many of which can't be recycled — into something useful for the communities where they were posted.
The Village of Arts and Humanities turned recorded interviews into a civic engagement tool feature

Jul. 17, 2018 1:51 pm

The Village of Arts and Humanities turned recorded interviews into a civic engagement tool

"Home Court: The Hartranft Basketball Revival," an art exhibit celebrating the renovation of a North Philadelphia neighborhood's courts, includes interviews with community members about their collective past, present and future.
These nonprofits still can’t work in their Center City offices thanks to that massive water main break feature

Jul. 10, 2018 12:55 pm

These nonprofits still can’t work in their Center City offices thanks to that massive water main break

The local arts and culture, counseling and legal communities are stepping up to provide temporary space to displaced tenants of The Philadelphia Building following the July 3 event.
We asked four Philly nonprofits how they changed after recent public scandals. They all declined to talk feature

Jul. 2, 2018 12:45 pm

We asked four Philly nonprofits how they changed after recent public scandals. They all declined to talk

At the same, multiple nonprofit experts told Generocity that transparency is key when dealing with a crisis of reputation.
This is why advocates are supporting LGBTQ foster parents in court feature

Jun. 28, 2018 12:45 pm

This is why advocates are supporting LGBTQ foster parents in court

In the ongoing legal battle between Catholic Social Services and the City of Philadelphia, questions of religious liberty and anti-discrimination in the foster care system are on trial. Meanwhile, the Office of LGBT Affairs is actively recruiting prospective foster parents.
Philadelphia FIGHT is incentivizing teens to get tested for HIV with a hip hop concert feature

Jun. 25, 2018 7:42 am

Philadelphia FIGHT is incentivizing teens to get tested for HIV with a hip hop concert

Teens and young adults make up about one-fifth of all new HIV diagnoses in the U.S. — and the rate of diagnosis in Philadelphia is five times greater than the national average.
In North Philly, a produce truck and a supermarket are fighting food insecurity feature

Jun. 15, 2018 12:20 pm

In North Philly, a produce truck and a supermarket are fighting food insecurity

Perhaps Fresh Grocer and Aleksandr Faynberg are competitors, but for those who live near Broad and Jefferson streets, they both fill an essential need.
Womanist Working Collective’s LaTierra Piphus on navigating systems in order to dismantle them feature

Jun. 11, 2018 12:47 pm

Womanist Working Collective’s LaTierra Piphus on navigating systems in order to dismantle them

The organization's time banking project allows members to exchange time spent on services provided, rather than money. Call it radical liberation through cooperation.
Kensington Storefront workers facing the opioid crisis head-on: ‘We need more help’ from the city feature

Jun. 6, 2018 11:20 am

Kensington Storefront workers facing the opioid crisis head-on: ‘We need more help’ from the city

An estimated 80 to 130 people visit the public art-making space per day, but certified recovery specialists are scarce. Reps from Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services and Mural Arts say help is on the way.
Philly needs a better prison-to-school pipeline feature

May 31, 2018 12:39 pm

Philly needs a better prison-to-school pipeline

Juvenile justice reform advocates say young people returning from jails and prisons in Philadelphia need improved opportunities to get their education.

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