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

In the midst of crisis, the opportunity for journalism to engage differently purpose

Apr. 9, 2020 3:30 pm

In the midst of crisis, the opportunity for journalism to engage differently

A recent award of $1M will enable Resolve Philly to create a crisis response plan that prioritizes getting information out to communities most at risk of COVID-19's consequences, say Jean Friedman-Rudovsky and Cassie Haynes.
We are all social enterprises now purpose

Apr. 9, 2020 11:21 am

We are all social enterprises now

The coronavirus crisis "has fully exposed the certainty that investing in the welfare and talents of workers is inextricably linked to the success of our economy," says guest columnist Matt Bergheiser.
Solutions Journalism round-up: What’s being done, near and far, to protect people from COVID-19 impacts? purpose

Apr. 9, 2020 8:13 am

Solutions Journalism round-up: What’s being done, near and far, to protect people from COVID-19 impacts?

Solutions Journalism Network co-founder Tina Rosenberg highlights stories focused on solutions to the large and small impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.
Frontline providers can’t strike, so here is how you can help them shut down COVID-19 purpose

Apr. 7, 2020 3:30 pm

Frontline providers can’t strike, so here is how you can help them shut down COVID-19

"We have all been playing the 'anxiety vs coronavirus' game, now imagine how our frontline providers feel everyday, knowing they are being exposed, knowing they do not have the PPE they need," says guest columnist Marion Leary.
On the market: This is the new normal during COVID-19 and the stay-at-home order purpose

Apr. 7, 2020 12:57 pm

On the market: This is the new normal during COVID-19 and the stay-at-home order

Perhaps we can glean our first wholly positive news on the jobs front from the fact that area social enterprises and nonprofits large and small are still hiring.
Ada Bello and John Butts receive Spirit of CARIE award, serve as models of lifelong LGBTQ activism purpose

Apr. 7, 2020 8:06 am

Ada Bello and John Butts receive Spirit of CARIE award, serve as models of lifelong LGBTQ activism

Elders from the LGBTQ community look at COVID-19 with 'experience and hard-earned insight,' says guest columnist Diane Menio.
Resource list: Neighbors helping neighbors in the time of COVID-19 purpose

Apr. 6, 2020 10:37 am

Resource list: Neighbors helping neighbors in the time of COVID-19

The number of mutual aid groups that have sprouted up in Philadelphia since COVID-19 just goes to show that the city's heart is in its neighborhoods and communities.
Stories and gossip: Molly Beck shares podcasting best practices with nonprofits purpose

Apr. 3, 2020 2:52 pm

Stories and gossip: Molly Beck shares podcasting best practices with nonprofits

At the recent virtual Tech in the Commons, Messy.fm’s founder offered insight into her winning techniques to 43 registered participants.
Will COVID-19 end ‘white professional’ nonprofit culture? purpose

Apr. 2, 2020 2:42 pm

Will COVID-19 end ‘white professional’ nonprofit culture?

"Those in power, who previously held others to 'professional' standards, are experiencing for themselves how difficult it is to maintain those standards when life is hard," says guest columnist Sam Chenkin.
Opinion: Let us now praise our extraordinary ordinary folk purpose

Apr. 2, 2020 9:18 am

Opinion: Let us now praise our extraordinary ordinary folk

Yes, low-wage essential workers deserve better pay, but they deserve to be celebrated too.

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