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

Nonprofit AF: 10 predictable responses from white dudes when people criticize inequitable systems purpose

Oct. 11, 2021 8:58 am

Nonprofit AF: 10 predictable responses from white dudes when people criticize inequitable systems

"I love a good debate, but so many responses from white dudes are nowhere in the realm of validity or originality," writes Vu Le of Nonprofit AF.
Is the lack of affordable housing the next crisis? purpose

Oct. 7, 2021 8:58 am

Is the lack of affordable housing the next crisis?

The affordability crisis hits renters harder than owners. Philadelphia Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) estimates the city needs about 70,000 affordable rental units to meet demand.
Digital access is foundational. What are local orgs doing to improve it? purpose

Oct. 6, 2021 11:32 am

Digital access is foundational. What are local orgs doing to improve it?

Last week we asked our community — via our daily newsletter — to tell us what they and/or their organizations are doing to help improve digital access in the region. Here are their responses.
The ‘quality jobs’ framework can be an effective tool for those seeking to invest in companies purpose

Oct. 5, 2021 9:01 am

The ‘quality jobs’ framework can be an effective tool for those seeking to invest in companies

By assessing which companies do and do not offer quality jobs, investors may discover a lens to mitigate risk and identify value-additive opportunities, says guest columnist Julia Enyart.
Culture Builder: Should I increase current employee salaries? purpose

Oct. 4, 2021 1:18 pm

Culture Builder: Should I increase current employee salaries?

Yes. Here’s what’s happening in the labor market now.
We didn’t win Philanthropitch last year, but the journey was worth it purpose

Oct. 4, 2021 11:26 am

We didn’t win Philanthropitch last year, but the journey was worth it

"Coming to an event like Philanthropitch puts you front and center in the middle of like-minded people working to make a difference in our region," says Hopeworks ED Dan Rhoton.
A strong school district = stronger communities purpose

Oct. 1, 2021 4:02 pm

A strong school district = stronger communities

"For the Fund of the School District of Philadelphia, it’s a priority that the next superintendent has this unique trait of understanding and uplifting partnership development," says guest columnist Donna Frisby-Greenwood.
3 Philly nonprofits are getting money to help boost the digital literacy skills of the people they serve purpose

Sep. 30, 2021 3:36 pm

3 Philly nonprofits are getting money to help boost the digital literacy skills of the people they serve

The organizations receiving a combined $50,000 in AT&T grants serve kids, low-income people, immigrants and those navigating the healthcare system.
Fairhill residents discuss priorities for Mann & Rivera centers at ‘Community Data Jams’ purpose

Sep. 29, 2021 1:24 pm

Fairhill residents discuss priorities for Mann & Rivera centers at ‘Community Data Jams’

Residents came together after a summer of storytelling events to reflect on their values and brainstorm future recreational programming.
Opinion: It’s time to permanently close Berks County’s immigrant detention center purpose

Sep. 29, 2021 9:40 am

Opinion: It’s time to permanently close Berks County’s immigrant detention center

"As we speak, the Biden administration is pushing to turn the Berks County family prison into a women's prison," says guest columnist Jasmine Rivera.

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