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

On the market: 16 jobs in leadership, development, communications and more purpose

Sep. 20, 2019 7:22 am

On the market: 16 jobs in leadership, development, communications and more

Open positions at Taller Puertorriqueño, MANNA, Pennsylvania Humanities Council, Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence, Community Legal Services, and seven other organizations.
Reinvestment Fund’s HFFI supports food access across the nation purpose

Sep. 19, 2019 2:53 pm

Reinvestment Fund’s HFFI supports food access across the nation

“The context for why there are food access gaps is really different between rural Alaska and the west side of Chicago, but HFFI is a very flexible tool.” says program director Molly Hartman.
Mighty Writers to expand to Kennett Square purpose

Sep. 18, 2019 4:06 pm

Mighty Writers to expand to Kennett Square

The bilingual programming, says Mighty Writers' Executive Director Tim Whitaker, will help immigrant children express themselves well at a critical moment in time.
The case for democratizing emergency shelter management purpose

Sep. 18, 2019 12:39 pm

The case for democratizing emergency shelter management

What if emergency shelter staff included shelter guests in management decisions? In his guest post Andrew Huff shows us what that might look like.
MENTOR IR opens conversation on masculinity at ‘Mochas & Mentoring’ purpose

Sep. 17, 2019 8:45 am

MENTOR IR opens conversation on masculinity at ‘Mochas & Mentoring’

“Whether you’re new to this discussion, whether you’re deep into the mentoring field, or peripheral to the mentoring field ... I think there will be something for everybody,” says Abigail Ellis, the organization's executive director.
How I found my voice and embraced my roots — despite a failed ESL journey purpose

Sep. 16, 2019 12:47 pm

How I found my voice and embraced my roots — despite a failed ESL journey

"Looking back, I wish that I didn’t allow outside forces to make me feel like some of the most beautiful parts of myself were a disadvantage," says Kensington Voice journalist Solmaira Valerio.
Want to upskill? Consider learning American Sign Language purpose

Sep. 16, 2019 8:00 am

Want to upskill? Consider learning American Sign Language

Columnist Krys Sipple talks to folks at the Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre about how, for certain occupations, the ability to communicate in ASL is vital.
The future of work — a game of musical chairs purpose

Sep. 13, 2019 11:00 am

The future of work — a game of musical chairs

In her guest column, Andrea Custis of the Urban League assesses who is most at risk for job displacement, and the strategies that best position workers to navigate the changes.
Free classes at Lillian Marrero Library pair cooking with English learning purpose

Sep. 13, 2019 8:00 am

Free classes at Lillian Marrero Library pair cooking with English learning

The next Edible Alphabet class at Lillian Marrero Library begins on September 13 and will meet every Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Here’s a timeline with 19 events you can’t miss during Hispanic Heritage Month purpose

Sep. 12, 2019 4:38 pm

Here’s a timeline with 19 events you can’t miss during Hispanic Heritage Month

Get ready to celebrate 30 days of Latinidad — Philly-style.

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