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

Opinion: Nurses must no longer stay silent purpose

Sep. 30, 2020 1:04 pm

Opinion: Nurses must no longer stay silent

"We have a responsibility as nurses to speak up when we see violence, harm, and injustice being performed against others," says guest columnist Marion Leary. 
Finding light in darkness: Tips on embracing community and self-care purpose

Sep. 29, 2020 8:58 am

Finding light in darkness: Tips on embracing community and self-care

Guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins remembers her student Cheickna Traoré, and offers insights into the elements of both the artwork memorializing him, and her own Love-and-Light map.
Nonprofit AF: It’s time to expand our perspectives and conversations in fundraising purpose

Sep. 28, 2020 1:52 pm

Nonprofit AF: It’s time to expand our perspectives and conversations in fundraising

"We need to think not just about the nonprofit and philanthropic ecosystem, but also about how the entire community may be affected by our actions," says Vu Le.
Tech used for public safety elicits mixed emotions in Norris Square and beyond purpose

Sep. 28, 2020 9:08 am

Tech used for public safety elicits mixed emotions in Norris Square and beyond

Drones and surveillance cameras can be an innovative resource, say some of those interviewed for this story. But others have privacy concerns and feel harms experienced by the community need to be addressed first.
One of the keys to the Philadelphia Worker Relief Fund’s success was accessibility purpose

Sep. 25, 2020 9:39 am

One of the keys to the Philadelphia Worker Relief Fund’s success was accessibility

The City of Philadelphia partnered with the philanthropic community, the Pennsylvania National Domestic Workers Alliance, and 14 local CBOs to distribute $1.7 million in direct cash payments to more than 2,160 families.
Temple University’s COVID outbreak left North Philadelphia’s Black community ill-equipped and uninformed purpose

Sep. 24, 2020 12:25 pm

Temple University’s COVID outbreak left North Philadelphia’s Black community ill-equipped and uninformed

Neighborhood leaders paint a picture of a vulnerable community imperiled, not only by COVID-19, but by students' risky behavior and a university plan that didn't include them.
UPenn faculty calls on board of trustees to reverse their position on PILOTs at meeting tomorrow purpose

Sep. 23, 2020 11:53 am

UPenn faculty calls on board of trustees to reverse their position on PILOTs at meeting tomorrow

More than 1,000 faculty and staff members are urging Penn to pay 40% of what it would owe in property taxes to the Philadelphia public schools as a matter of social, economic and racial justice.
At Philly Tech Week, the example of a global nonprofit leveraging tech and human connection to eradicate poverty purpose

Sep. 23, 2020 8:30 am

At Philly Tech Week, the example of a global nonprofit leveraging tech and human connection to eradicate poverty

CARE’s community-based financial solutions drive social equity and gender justice.
Blind and visually impaired performers to be showcased in local (virtual) talent show purpose

Sep. 22, 2020 9:24 am

Blind and visually impaired performers to be showcased in local (virtual) talent show

During October, National Federation of the Blind chapters across the country will host outreach events and fundraisers with the mission of breaking down misconceptions about the blind. The Keystone chapter event is Oct. 17.
During COVID-19, underserved communities in Philly rely on tech to connect purpose

Sep. 21, 2020 12:45 pm

During COVID-19, underserved communities in Philly rely on tech to connect

In and around the Hunting Park neighborhood, Latinx nonprofits use tech to build community and to keep people engaged.

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