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Why the holidays can be especially tough for people recovering from addiction method

Dec. 27, 2018 12:01 pm

Why the holidays can be especially tough for people recovering from addiction

Wintertime and its events disrupt schedules and may force those in recovery to confront strained relationships, for instance. Plus, tips for those struggling — like "have a plan."
Is deeper impact possible with program-related investments? method

Dec. 20, 2018 7:26 am

Is deeper impact possible with program-related investments?

The Common Market cofounder Haile Johnston argues yes: Here's what one of the social enterprise's foundation partners found out when it evaluated the efficacy of its own PRI.
As Philadelphia temperatures dip, homeless outreach workers distribute socks, smiles and resources method

Dec. 3, 2018 1:51 pm

As Philadelphia temperatures dip, homeless outreach workers distribute socks, smiles and resources

A Generocity reporter rides with two Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services staffers as they encourage people living on the streets to take advantage of increased city services in the coldest months.
PSA: Good fundraisers don’t always make good managers method

Nov. 27, 2018 10:30 am

PSA: Good fundraisers don’t always make good managers

Ever heard of the Peter principle? Columnist Valerie Johnson offers some hiring tips for nonprofit development teams.
How misinformation and fear keep Philly immigrants from accessing public benefits method

Nov. 26, 2018 3:20 pm

How misinformation and fear keep Philly immigrants from accessing public benefits

Immigration pros from Community Legal Services and HIAS Pennsylvania clarify who is eligible for benefits such as a healthcare and SNAP.
This is what family homelessness looks like in Philadelphia — and how to solve it method

Nov. 19, 2018 10:25 am

This is what family homelessness looks like in Philadelphia — and how to solve it

Jason Miller, CEO of Families Forward Philadelphia, reflects on his first year at the helm of one of the only inclusive family shelters in the city and explains "invisible homelessness."
Leadership can be lonely. Learning circles help nonprofit directors find community method

Nov. 14, 2018 12:11 pm

Leadership can be lonely. Learning circles help nonprofit directors find community

The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University's CLEAR Circles convene local EDs and "emerging leaders" to share lessons and offer space for self-reflection among peers.
3 local gov staffers are studying other cities’ co-ops to boost Philly’s democratic biz economy method

Nov. 9, 2018 11:34 am

3 local gov staffers are studying other cities’ co-ops to boost Philly’s democratic biz economy

The fellows are applying their learnings to three commercial corridors: 52nd Street, Woodland Avenue and East Passyunk Avenue.
Local Politics 101: A Philly committeeperson explains the ward system and why she’s proud to vote method

Oct. 29, 2018 7:45 am

Local Politics 101: A Philly committeeperson explains the ward system and why she’s proud to vote

"We need to remind our children that who we vote to put into our government also fixes the potholes, reduces taxes, increases taxes, funds our schools and takes care of our seniors," said the 18th Ward's Venise Whitaker.
Here’s what it takes to bake almost 10,000 pies for MANNA’s Thanksgiving fundraiser method

Oct. 26, 2018 1:32 pm

Here’s what it takes to bake almost 10,000 pies for MANNA’s Thanksgiving fundraiser

Over a few weekends in September, October and November, roughly 400 volunteers make enough pies to raise about $300,000 each year. For one afternoon, reporter Peak Johnson was one of them.

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