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

Do you feel like you are drifting in the sea of fundraising on a tiny raft, all alone? purpose

5 hours ago

Do you feel like you are drifting in the sea of fundraising on a tiny raft, all alone?

If you’re out there and wondering if you’re doing it right, columnist Valerie Johnson has some suggestions for you.
5 fun ways Philly orgs have pivoted to virtual purpose

8 hours ago

5 fun ways Philly orgs have pivoted to virtual

Check out what the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania, Kimmel Center, Rock to the Future, StoryUP! and First Person Arts have been doing online.
Memorial Day: 8 ways veterans are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus purpose

May 25, 2020 7:24 am

Memorial Day: 8 ways veterans are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus

"Veterans who were already lacking adequate benefits and resources are now in deeper trouble," says guest columnist Jamie Rowen.
Controller Rebecca Rhynhart releases analysis of proposed 2021 budget, and offers an alternative purpose

May 21, 2020 10:19 am

Controller Rebecca Rhynhart releases analysis of proposed 2021 budget, and offers an alternative

As budget hearings begin, Philly’s financial watchdog proposes changes she says could save some City offices.
Opinion: Adult education isn’t a priority in the FY21 budget — but it should be purpose

May 20, 2020 12:03 pm

Opinion: Adult education isn’t a priority in the FY21 budget — but it should be

Even though adults are often forgotten in the talk about education programming and funding in Philadelphia, these learning communities are robust and growing, say guest columnists Amy Ballard and Bryce Bayer.
Research brief: New tool to measure gender bias in the workplace may help finally eliminate it purpose

May 20, 2020 8:00 am

Research brief: New tool to measure gender bias in the workplace may help finally eliminate it

The few tools that previously existed tend to measure overt gender bias like harassment, rather than the subtle ones that are so pervasive, says guest columnist Amber Stephenson.
How do we prepare first-generation graduates for college? purpose

May 19, 2020 12:00 pm

How do we prepare first-generation graduates for college?

For high school students in eastern North Philadelphia, it means becoming both college-ready and college-capable.
What does Friday the 13th have to do with homelessness? purpose

May 18, 2020 3:00 pm

What does Friday the 13th have to do with homelessness?

After sitting through another horror film marathon at the emergency shelter where he works, columnist Andrew Huff wonders if "perhaps a film franchise is a useful metaphor for understanding trauma therapy."
Nonprofits find a way, and now must chart a future course purpose

May 18, 2020 7:59 am

Nonprofits find a way, and now must chart a future course

"We nonprofits, in the business of creating small miracles every day, were made for this moment of crisis," says guest columnist Matt Bergheiser.
Restoring this $200K to the budget for FY21 could literally save lives, say nonprofit leaders purpose

May 15, 2020 9:33 am

Restoring this $200K to the budget for FY21 could literally save lives, say nonprofit leaders

The City's funding for PAIFUP — Philadelphia's successful public defender program for immigrants facing deportation — has quietly been zeroed out of the mayor's revised proposed budget.

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