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

Who follows mask guidelines but is still unvaccinated? A new COVID-19 survey explores the answers purpose

Oct. 19, 2021 10:20 am

Who follows mask guidelines but is still unvaccinated? A new COVID-19 survey explores the answers

A large national survey explores the characteristics of U.S. adults who wear masks but remain unvaccinated and those who are vaccinated but don't wear masks.
The uncomfortable truth: Confronting cultural inequities in grantmaking purpose

Oct. 18, 2021 2:21 pm

The uncomfortable truth: Confronting cultural inequities in grantmaking

When the Arts & Science Council of Charlotte-Mecklenberg, NC released its inaugural cultural equity report earlier this year, the reaction from legacy cultural organizations was startling, says guest columnist Krista Terrell.
Celebrating 10 years of POWER, Bishop Dwayne Royster looks to the future with a new sense of urgency purpose

Oct. 18, 2021 9:27 am

Celebrating 10 years of POWER, Bishop Dwayne Royster looks to the future with a new sense of urgency

In its anniversary year, one of the preeminent grassroots nonprofits in the region reflects on its past in hopes of making a better future in a post-pandemic, post-George Floyd, post-January 6 world.
Pew’s data dashboard offers a real-time glimpse of Philly’s economy purpose

Oct. 15, 2021 9:15 am

Pew’s data dashboard offers a real-time glimpse of Philly’s economy

The goal of the dashboard is to inform the public, policymakers and stakeholders who shape the city’s strategies for recovery and growth.
Village of the Arts seeks to deepen and scale its impact as it reflects on its legacy purpose

Oct. 14, 2021 9:15 am

Village of the Arts seeks to deepen and scale its impact as it reflects on its legacy

The Fairhill-Hartranft organization is growing its team and expanding its programs.
6 events celebrating Day of the Dead in Philadelphia purpose

Oct. 13, 2021 12:07 pm

6 events celebrating Day of the Dead in Philadelphia

This year, the public events kick off in LOVE Park on October 15 and continue through October 31.
How Temple’s Small Business Development Center is working to bridge the digital divide purpose

Oct. 12, 2021 8:44 am

How Temple’s Small Business Development Center is working to bridge the digital divide

With the new PA Digital Transformation eCommerce Program, the SBDC wants to help entrepreneurs thrive in the digital economy. It's also expanding to locations outside of North Philadelphia.
Nonprofit AF: 10 predictable responses from white dudes when people criticize inequitable systems purpose

Oct. 11, 2021 8:58 am

Nonprofit AF: 10 predictable responses from white dudes when people criticize inequitable systems

"I love a good debate, but so many responses from white dudes are nowhere in the realm of validity or originality," writes Vu Le of Nonprofit AF.
Is the lack of affordable housing the next crisis? purpose

Oct. 7, 2021 8:58 am

Is the lack of affordable housing the next crisis?

The affordability crisis hits renters harder than owners. Philadelphia Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) estimates the city needs about 70,000 affordable rental units to meet demand.
Digital access is foundational. What are local orgs doing to improve it? purpose

Oct. 6, 2021 11:32 am

Digital access is foundational. What are local orgs doing to improve it?

Last week we asked our community — via our daily newsletter — to tell us what they and/or their organizations are doing to help improve digital access in the region. Here are their responses.

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