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A new voter registration initiative aims to get Philly high school students to the polls on Nov. 6 purpose

Sep. 21, 2018 12:00 pm

A new voter registration initiative aims to get Philly high school students to the polls on Nov. 6

The City of Philadelphia's Office of Youth Engagement and the Urban League of Philadelphia are visiting three schools on Sept. 25, National Voter Registration Day.
Philly’s new Mayor’s Volunteer Corps program wants to make it easier to find service opportunities purpose

Sep. 20, 2018 11:15 am

Philly’s new Mayor’s Volunteer Corps program wants to make it easier to find service opportunities

Chief Service Office Stephanie Reid sees the Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service program as being "responsive" to the social impact community's needs.
10 ways to get civically engaged at State of Young Philly 2018 purpose

Sep. 19, 2018 10:46 am

10 ways to get civically engaged at State of Young Philly 2018

Here are our picks for each day of Young Involved Philadelphia's annual volunteering and education series, which returns this year Oct. 11 through 20.
Philly’s new LGBTQ board prep program is prioritizing accessibility purpose

Sep. 11, 2018 10:00 am

Philly’s new LGBTQ board prep program is prioritizing accessibility

Community Leadership Pipeline Initiative will train LGBTQ people of color, youth, trans people and seniors, about the ins and outs of board service and match them with leadership positions at local nonprofits.
Clarifi’s financial boot camp now includes racial wealth gap training for entrepreneurs purpose

Sep. 10, 2018 10:12 am

Clarifi’s financial boot camp now includes racial wealth gap training for entrepreneurs

Thanks to a partnership with PIDC, biz owners can learn how to fine-tune their operating budgets and improve their credit to access more lending options.
TEDxPhiladelphia’s September salon theme is ‘crossover moments’ purpose

Sep. 7, 2018 11:08 am

TEDxPhiladelphia’s September salon theme is ‘crossover moments’

The Sept. 17 event will feature Movita Johnson-Harrell, the Philadelphia District Attorney Office's interim supervisor of victim services, and DiverseForce on Boards cofounder Sulaiman Rahman.
On the Market: 8 leadership positions open at Philly nonprofits purpose

Sep. 6, 2018 1:16 pm

On the Market: 8 leadership positions open at Philly nonprofits

Available jobs at Public Citizens for Children and Youth, Maternity Care Coalition, ACLU of Pennsylvania, Fairmount Park Conservancy, Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse and more.
As easy as riding a bike: Why safer streets for cyclists mean safer streets for all purpose

Sep. 4, 2018 7:12 am

As easy as riding a bike: Why safer streets for cyclists mean safer streets for all

Columnist Akeem Dixon chats with the Bicycle Coalition Greater Philadelphia's Randy LoBasso about the nonprofit's latest advocacy efforts and how the nonprofit has worked to engage communities.
A group of incarcerated men funded a backpack drive for Frankford kids with their prison wages purpose

Aug. 30, 2018 12:45 pm

A group of incarcerated men funded a backpack drive for Frankford kids with their prison wages

Members of SCI Smithfield's Men of Action group, who earn about 19 cents per hour, partnered with Philadelphia FIGHT's Institute for Community Justice to orchestrate the drive benefitting students at Allen M. Stearne Elementary School.
12 workforce development programs for Philadelphians in need of a job purpose

Aug. 29, 2018 10:50 am

12 workforce development programs for Philadelphians in need of a job

Billy Penn rounded up a dozen free or affordable job-training programs to help the unemployed or underemployed get ahead.

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