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Vote to get these Philly panels focused on social impact at SXSW 2018 purpose

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Vote to get these Philly panels focused on social impact at SXSW 2018

All of these panels — we counted 30 — include Philly folks who are working in social impact in some way. You've got until Aug. 25 to vote.
Penn’s Fels Institute is launching a board governance program for leaders of color purpose

Aug. 15, 2017 11:05 am

Penn’s Fels Institute is launching a board governance program for leaders of color

DiverseForce and Urban Philly Professional Network founder Sulaiman Rahman led its development: "We wanted to be a resource for nonprofits that say they can't find" people of color for their boards.
Check out this mural that celebrates the ‘history of greening’ in West Philly purpose

Aug. 14, 2017 2:18 pm

Check out this mural that celebrates the ‘history of greening’ in West Philly

It's the August edition of the creative placemaking projects that LoLa38 is hosting after hearing from the community on which art projects they wanted to see in their neighborhoods.
Two words that can change a life: ‘You matter’ purpose

Aug. 9, 2017 11:02 am

Two words that can change a life: ‘You matter’

Positive psychology expert Cheryl Rice shares the origins of her You Matter Marathon, a project that aims to share words of encouragement with a million people this November.
Read about this map of ESL classes in Philly — in English, and in Spanish purpose

Aug. 8, 2017 12:13 pm

Read about this map of ESL classes in Philly — in English, and in Spanish

Technical.ly reporter Roberto Torres' translation of his story about the city's map reminded us of the importance of accessibility.
On the Market: 10 open jobs for social good purpose

Aug. 4, 2017 12:55 pm

On the Market: 10 open jobs for social good

Work in development, strategy or communications for these local mission-minded organizations.
Catch the world premiere of education doc ‘Baobab Flowers’ this weekend purpose

Aug. 4, 2017 11:53 am

Catch the world premiere of education doc ‘Baobab Flowers’ this weekend

São Paulo native and Philly resident Gabriela Watson Aurazo's documentary explores public school teachers' struggles in both cities. See its debut at BlackStar Film Festival.
Got a health care or social impact problem? A solution could be built at the next PennApps hackathon purpose

Aug. 4, 2017 10:02 am

Got a health care or social impact problem? A solution could be built at the next PennApps hackathon

The 16th edition of the biannual PennApps hackathon from Sept. 8 to 10, organized by University of Pennsylvania students, will have its first social impact track.
Tickets are now on sale for the first-ever YallaPunk music and culture festival purpose

Aug. 3, 2017 9:26 am

Tickets are now on sale for the first-ever YallaPunk music and culture festival

But the three-day event set to start Sept. 1 is still looking for funding to make the fully scheduled programming a reality.
This infographic breaks down ‘life after incarceration’ in Philadelphia purpose

Aug. 2, 2017 12:20 pm

This infographic breaks down ‘life after incarceration’ in Philadelphia

Consider it a "crash course" in reentry.

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