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We’ve helped hundreds of West Philadelphians connect to jobs. Now we’re taking the show on the road method

Jan. 10, 2020 7:39 am

We’ve helped hundreds of West Philadelphians connect to jobs. Now we’re taking the show on the road

With a 97% success rate, the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative has proven itself exceptional at connecting people to jobs. Guest columnist Sarah Steltz outlines how WPSI achieves its success.
These six organizations are improving their neighborhoods with help from Community Connectors method

Jan. 2, 2020 12:40 pm

These six organizations are improving their neighborhoods with help from Community Connectors

LISC Philadelphia’s Community Connectors Program and Institute trains residents who are employed by participating community-based organizations in North Philadelphia and West Philadelphia.
Emergency shelter is not prison, but there are overlapping human rights concerns  method

Dec. 24, 2019 6:30 am

Emergency shelter is not prison, but there are overlapping human rights concerns 

In his most recent think piece, guest columnist Andrew Huff encourages emergency shelters to begin reformulating their disciplinary protocols to align with restorative justice practices.
The 10 most popular Generocity stories of 2019 method

Dec. 17, 2019 10:19 am

The 10 most popular Generocity stories of 2019

What do the year's most-read stories say about the Generocity reader? You are digital advocates, keenly attuned to changes on the social impact scene, and you aren't afraid to have tough but important conversations.
Barnes Foundation’s virtual reality program combines high-tech gadgets with low-tech community building method

Sep. 30, 2019 11:30 am

Barnes Foundation’s virtual reality program combines high-tech gadgets with low-tech community building

"It’s a way to go into communities, meet them where they are, invite them into the museum, and then encourage them to come back," says Ana Gamboa, the museum's special project coordinator.
Dear funders, here are 6 things you could do better. Sincerely, your applicants method

Sep. 24, 2019 8:12 am

Dear funders, here are 6 things you could do better. Sincerely, your applicants

Some funders — locally and nationally — are making a sincere effort to update their processes, says columnist Valerie Johnson. But, in her experience, they’re in the minority.
Activating race equity problem-solving on nonprofit boards method

Aug. 26, 2019 8:55 am

Activating race equity problem-solving on nonprofit boards

Nonprofit leader Markita Morris-Louis outlines specific activation points in her guest column. Trigger warning for those who prefer less honest and race-conscious conversations, she says.
Want to spend more time on mission and less on chasing paperwork? Here’s a tool, says Project HOME method

Jul. 15, 2019 12:30 pm

Want to spend more time on mission and less on chasing paperwork? Here’s a tool, says Project HOME

According to Patrick Farrell, the organization's business/financial analyst, employees have decreased time spent on contracts by an estimated 30% using contract management software.
10 sparks from the Social Innovation Summit in Los Angeles method

Jul. 8, 2019 3:00 pm

10 sparks from the Social Innovation Summit in Los Angeles

The annual conference of philanthropists, corporate impact leaders and social entrepreneurs took place in Los Angeles. But the lessons are apt for you too.
How to decide which organization gets your money method

Jun. 14, 2019 7:34 am

How to decide which organization gets your money

Columnist Valerie Johnson outlines how to get "a good read on who is doing good work, who is using donations responsibly, and who is really meeting their mission."

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