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Purpose: These are the stories about the work that takes place which impacts our communities.

Another day, another scandal. How should nonprofits assess and address public controversies? purpose

Feb. 21, 2020 4:30 pm

Another day, another scandal. How should nonprofits assess and address public controversies?

There is no clear consensus, no playbook for Philly nonprofits to follow in the event of public controversy and scandal, but maybe there should be.
41 must-attend social impact events in Philly purpose

Feb. 20, 2020 6:56 am

41 must-attend social impact events in Philly

Is there something you've always considered learning about or exploring more in-depth? Give yourself permission to check out some new and interesting opportunities.
Veterans guide: Where Philly veterans can get help with benefits, clothing, housing, legal assistance, and more purpose

Feb. 19, 2020 10:02 am

Veterans guide: Where Philly veterans can get help with benefits, clothing, housing, legal assistance, and more

From the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefit entitlement assistance to city clothing drives to pro bono legal services for veterans, this list can help you help a veteran find the services they need.
Coffee and company help these veterans confront trauma, keep loneliness at bay purpose

Feb. 17, 2020 10:29 am

Coffee and company help these veterans confront trauma, keep loneliness at bay

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7  to 9 a.m., the members of Veteran Coffee Club at Impact Services' Hancock Manor share what may well be life-saving conviviality.
Economy League is launching a civic impact accelerator, makes 4 hires purpose

Feb. 14, 2020 3:45 pm

Economy League is launching a civic impact accelerator, makes 4 hires

The Civic Impact Labs program, led by Jen Devor, is set to launch this spring.
Happy Valentine’s Day — nonprofit style purpose

Feb. 14, 2020 7:08 am

Happy Valentine’s Day — nonprofit style

What tradition makes this day uniquely special for the nonprofit pro?
Does discharging a homeless person from emergency shelter as punishment for wrongdoing constitute torture? purpose

Feb. 12, 2020 8:30 am

Does discharging a homeless person from emergency shelter as punishment for wrongdoing constitute torture?

Columnist Andrew Huff argues it does. But even if you disagree, he says, the disciplinary practice represents a "gross failure in homeless services."
At Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School, celebrating our first college graduate purpose

Feb. 10, 2020 10:30 am

At Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School, celebrating our first college graduate

In his guest column, John McConnell highlights Johnathan Ortiz who, graduating a semester early, became the school’s first college grad alumni. Ortiz is now working as a security engineer at Comcast, where he interned as a H.S. student.
World Affairs Council event explores what’s in store for the internet — and society purpose

Feb. 7, 2020 9:32 am

World Affairs Council event explores what’s in store for the internet — and society

Learning from our past and re-evaluating our present, "The Future of the Internet" opened discussion for what’s next in the world of information access.
A lucky nonprofit could be the recipient of an unusual donation — this trolley car ice cream shop purpose

Feb. 6, 2020 9:17 am

A lucky nonprofit could be the recipient of an unusual donation — this trolley car ice cream shop

You just need to pitch your winning plan for its reuse to the current owner, an award-winning proponent of scattered site rehabilitation.

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