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People: These are the stories about the people that are doing this work and some of their ideas.

For Black cowboys — from North Philly to small-town Texas — horses and riding are a way of life people

Apr. 2, 2021 11:48 am

For Black cowboys — from North Philly to small-town Texas — horses and riding are a way of life

Photojournalist Ron Tarver, on the faculty of Swarthmore College for the past 13 years, talks with The Conversation's Nick Lehr about the Western Wranglers in Brewerytown, and his work for the Inquirer and National Geographic.
Reawakening: Radee Hammett helps people jumpstart life after incarceration people

Mar. 26, 2021 3:05 pm

Reawakening: Radee Hammett helps people jumpstart life after incarceration

Hammett considers himself a “credible messenger” who reentering citizens can relate to because he has been through the system and has navigated life in both worlds.
Carmen Febo San Miguel to retire from Taller Puertorriqueño people

Mar. 23, 2021 3:43 pm

Carmen Febo San Miguel to retire from Taller Puertorriqueño

After 22 years at the helm of Pennsylvania’s largest Puerto Rican and Latinx arts organization, Febo will be retiring effective November 1.
Power moves: So many changes across the sector in Jan. and Feb. people

Mar. 4, 2021 1:58 pm

Power moves: So many changes across the sector in Jan. and Feb.

This part 1 of our column on leadership and professional growth makes note only of staff-level changes; part 2 is forthcoming and will mark appointments to boards.
Hidden figures: These ‘connectors’ are a key to transforming community people

Feb. 23, 2021 2:35 pm

Hidden figures: These ‘connectors’ are a key to transforming community

Coordinating block clean ups, organizing food drives, fundraising, and building community gardens are just a few of the ways Impact Services’ community connectors show up for their neighbors and build trust in Kensington.
Hidden figures: Jordan Casey is an advocate for some of the most vulnerable in our community people

Feb. 17, 2021 9:00 am

Hidden figures: Jordan Casey is an advocate for some of the most vulnerable in our community

Since 2016, he has been providing free civil legal services to women who are either pregnant or parenting a child under the age of two.
Hidden figures: The corps of young people helping build stronger educational networks people

Feb. 11, 2021 2:14 pm

Hidden figures: The corps of young people helping build stronger educational networks

Guest columnist Darryl Bundrige highlights AmeriCorps members whose quiet commitment to national service in our public schools is helping students and teachers manage disruptions, stress and disconnection in the wake of the pandemic.
Omar Woodard announces he will be leaving GreenLight Fund in March people

Feb. 10, 2021 5:23 pm

Omar Woodard announces he will be leaving GreenLight Fund in March

Colleagues and nonprofit partners react to the news that the Philadelphia social impact leader will leave to become vice president of the national consortium, Results for America.
Philly’s hidden figures: They’ve been doing crucial and stellar work for years people

Feb. 1, 2021 9:11 am

Philly’s hidden figures: They’ve been doing crucial and stellar work for years

In the first installment of our February editorial calendar topic, guest columnist Dr. Nikia Owens highlights three unsung community heroes whose work makes a tremendous difference in the lives of returning citizens in Philadelphia.
Power moves: Who run the world? people

Jan. 21, 2021 12:43 pm

Power moves: Who run the world?

This week's column highlights leadership changes at Public Interest Law Center, Wells Fargo Advisors, Community Legal Services, Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania and UnidosUS.

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