Lydia Gonzalez Sciarrino joined the embattled LGBTQ healthcare nonprofit as CEO in March. A former director-level staffer said they think a better future for the org is possible, but only under more diverse leadership.
Plus, Jennifer Devor is running for city commissioner, John Moore has a new role at Investors' Circle-Social Venture Network, Impact100 picked its new Founders Fellows and six more leadership changes in Philly social impact.
A forthcoming reporting series, My Philly Neighbor, will highlight Philadelphians bettering their communities — especially those that often get a bad rap in the news — without pay or formal recognition.
Kathryn Pannepacker collects socks, sandwiches and gloves for the patrons of her workshops at the Kensington Storefront. The goal: support those fighting addiction and homelessness, and eliminate apathy.
Plus, Markita Morris-Louis is the Arts + Business Council's new ED, Michelle Feldman is the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania's new policy director and eight more leadership changes in Philly's social impact community.
President and CEO Bill Golderer told Philly.com the cuts were made because "the organization needs to be set up to make meaningful investments on moving the needle on this stubborn problem of poverty."