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Want to fund hope? Fund organizing method

Aug. 5, 2022 10:10 am

Want to fund hope? Fund organizing

How can we create hope? Samuel S Fels Fund program officer Shanell Ransom says organizing is that hope.
What a $20 million donation will do for the “benefits access challenge” method

Apr. 15, 2022 11:32 am

What a $20 million donation will do for the “benefits access challenge”

Founded in 2005, Benefits Data Trust works to address $60 billion in untapped programs. CEO Trooper Sanders just got a “second Christmas morning” from MacKenzie Scott.
Can The Promise lift 100,000 Philadelphians out of poverty by 2025? method

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

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? method

Jan. 27, 2022 6:30 am

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

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An Omicron plan from a Philadelphia public school teacher method

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. 
How Episcopal Community Services helps families access nutritious food and healthful habits method

Jan. 12, 2022 7:00 am

How Episcopal Community Services helps families access nutritious food and healthful habits

In Carroll Park, one of Philadelphia's oldest social services organizations has transformed a homeless shelter into a community center.
Trauma-informed care has swept across nonprofit work method

Dec. 15, 2021 7:00 am

Trauma-informed care has swept across nonprofit work

First developed in the 1970s, trauma-informed care remained obscure until research in the 1990s led to a surge in the last decade.
The Mighty Writers trajectory: How to start small, scale up with success, and pivot in crisis method

Mar. 3, 2021 8:40 am

The Mighty Writers trajectory: How to start small, scale up with success, and pivot in crisis

After the pandemic shut down its five sites, the nonprofit took its literacy efforts online, and put boots on the ground to distribute food and necessities to the hard-hit communities it serves in North, West and South Philly.
Money for less. Respect for free method

Feb. 25, 2021 1:34 pm

Money for less. Respect for free

As the devastation from COVID becomes fully realized, there will be a massive wave of nonperforming loan exposure. Lenders know this is coming, but what they may not fully grasp is that they have the ability to avoid it, says guest columnist Michele Corson.

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