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Mighty Writers is expanding to Philly rec centers in 2018 people

Dec. 11, 2017 7:21 am

Mighty Writers is expanding to Philly rec centers in 2018

Locations are TBD, said the education nonprofit's program director, Khalia Robinson.
What does ‘civic tech’ really mean? Philly technologists weigh in people

Dec. 7, 2017 1:41 pm

What does ‘civic tech’ really mean? Philly technologists weigh in

Who's in the tent, according to Azavea's Robert Cheetham, Fixlist's Stacey Mosley and Mjumbe Poe, and Protocol Labs' Michelle Lee in honor of Code for Philly's fifth anniversary.
Power Moves: Nina Ahmad has resigned as deputy mayor to run for Congress people

Nov. 30, 2017 11:47 am

Power Moves: Nina Ahmad has resigned as deputy mayor to run for Congress

Plus, Benefit Data Trust's DeAnna Minus-Vincent has been named to the New Jersey governor-elect’s budget transition team, Reinvestment Fund's Don Hinkle-Brown will advise the Federal Reserve Board and five more leadership upgrades.
What is the racial wealth gap? people

Nov. 30, 2017 7:57 am

What is the racial wealth gap?

Clarifi's director of community engagement, Soneyet Muhammad, pitches the nonprofit's three-year-old financial bootcamp program, which pivoted this year to address the topic.
This Philly Venezuelan wants to encourage ‘participation, not isolation’ among immigrants people

Nov. 29, 2017 11:48 am

This Philly Venezuelan wants to encourage ‘participation, not isolation’ among immigrants

Guillermo López has lived in the city for two years. Here's why he wants to become a U.S. citizen and help educate others in the immigrant community about the benefits of naturalizing.
Keir Bradford-Grey on what ‘participatory defense’ could look like in Philly people

Nov. 21, 2017 11:49 am

Keir Bradford-Grey on what ‘participatory defense’ could look like in Philly

The Defender Association head is bringing the community-focused justice program here after a successful start in Montgomery County.
Campbell Soup’s new diversity officer and 8 more Power Moves people

Nov. 17, 2017 12:55 pm

Campbell Soup’s new diversity officer and 8 more Power Moves

Bread & Roses Community Fund honored four activist leaders, Philadelphia Bar Foundation and Campus Philly made hires and a whole bunch of nonprofits have new board leadership.
Drexel’s Urban Innovation Fellows are tackling workforce development and public health people

Nov. 17, 2017 9:52 am

Drexel’s Urban Innovation Fellows are tackling workforce development and public health

The three inaugural fellows — Michael O'Bryan, Priya Mammen and Chris Spahr — will be working with Drexel University's Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation for the next three to six months.
Millennial giving expert Lansie Sylvia on turning your rage into philanthropy people

Nov. 16, 2017 12:03 pm

Millennial giving expert Lansie Sylvia on turning your rage into philanthropy

And other tips from the "How to Give" columnist in her "Around the Corner" interview.
These are the 3 big barriers for immigrants seeking citizenship people

Nov. 10, 2017 8:40 am

These are the 3 big barriers for immigrants seeking citizenship

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians' Katherine Prieto-Celis and Manuel Portillo share how the Immigrant Leadership Institute is helping participants gain the knowledge and skills needed to break them down.

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