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

Celebrating our nation’s heroes and hidden heroes this November purpose

Nov. 15, 2019 2:58 pm

Celebrating our nation’s heroes and hidden heroes this November

While three out of five veterans use the VA Healthcare system for their healthcare, assistance with their everyday needs fall squarely on the shoulders of a caregiver, says guest columnist Yocasta Lora.
What if we could all remember the power of art? purpose

Nov. 15, 2019 8:30 am

What if we could all remember the power of art?

A recent TEDxPhiladelphiaSalon event reminded attendees that art presents concepts that viewers might not understand through any other medium — and that we would do well to remember this when we seek social justice.
On the Market: 30 openings at museums, foundations, service providers and more purpose

Nov. 14, 2019 11:25 am

On the Market: 30 openings at museums, foundations, service providers and more

This edition of On the Market has something for everyone — including those of you who are interested in working for Generocity's parent company!
Black artists explore the legacy of slavery and issues of justice through BSR purpose

Nov. 14, 2019 8:00 am

Black artists explore the legacy of slavery and issues of justice through BSR

The 2019 convening of the new performance residency, Black Spatial Relics, will take place in Philadelphia from November 14 to 16.
The intersection of art and profession (and Jeff Buckley) purpose

Nov. 13, 2019 1:28 pm

The intersection of art and profession (and Jeff Buckley)

Music represents who we are, who we want to be, and is a powerful reminder of the work to be done.
The art of truth, the truth of art: This month we’re talking social justice and the arts purpose

Nov. 13, 2019 9:49 am

The art of truth, the truth of art: This month we’re talking social justice and the arts

Starting today and running through the end of November, we will examine how writers, visual artists, musicians, arts administrators (and more) disrupt the status quo and shape the future of our city.
The Philadelphia Shooting Victims Dashboard shows data for every gunshot victim in the city purpose

Nov. 12, 2019 8:00 am

The Philadelphia Shooting Victims Dashboard shows data for every gunshot victim in the city

Initiative for Better Gun Violence Reporting: "We hope our reporting colleagues find this resource helpful and we never forget that each and every entry represents a real person."
A guide for participating in Klein News Innovation Camp this Saturday, Nov. 16 purpose

Nov. 11, 2019 12:00 pm

A guide for participating in Klein News Innovation Camp this Saturday, Nov. 16

The annual gathering on news innovation returns to Temple University's Annenberg Hall for a day of thought-provoking discussion, sharing, networking, and professional development.
5 takeaways from the Future of Work summit purpose

Nov. 11, 2019 8:30 am

5 takeaways from the Future of Work summit

The Business Innovations for the Future of Work summit facilitated open and honest conversations about workforce problems and innovative solutions.
Tour an imagined drop-in center for youth experiencing housing insecurity purpose

Nov. 8, 2019 8:15 am

Tour an imagined drop-in center for youth experiencing housing insecurity

Youth from West Philly created avatars of themselves leading a tour of their imagined center, The Stoop, with help from Neighborhood Time Exchange media artist María Alarcón.

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