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

On the market: 55 job openings across the nonprofit sector purpose

Feb. 5, 2020 12:11 pm

On the market: 55 job openings across the nonprofit sector

With so many openings at 26 organizations this week, let's just start calling it Jobs-adelphia, okay?
Brother to brother: An open letter to the next generation of Black male leaders purpose

Feb. 4, 2020 8:07 am

Brother to brother: An open letter to the next generation of Black male leaders

"To the young brothers rising in the ranks: we see you. We need you. The leadership positions held by me and others need successors," says guest columnist Darryl Bundrige of City Year Philadelphia.
How to disrupt a nonprofit board (and how not to stand in the way) purpose

Feb. 3, 2020 11:30 am

How to disrupt a nonprofit board (and how not to stand in the way)

Urban Tree Connection's board disruption included eliminating the geographic disconnect between the board and those they served; completely changing the board recruitment approach, and acknowledging the political context of the organization's mission.
Call for events! Let us spread the word about your 2020 conferences and forums purpose

Feb. 3, 2020 7:30 am

Call for events! Let us spread the word about your 2020 conferences and forums

In a few weeks, we will publish a roundup of events happening in the nonprofit sector this year — and even if your event planning is still in progress, we want to know about it!
Let’s be real, sometimes getting four rooms painted by a group of volunteers can cost more than help purpose

Jan. 31, 2020 8:55 am

Let’s be real, sometimes getting four rooms painted by a group of volunteers can cost more than help

"The time, effort, and materials that go into coordinating a successful volunteer day that is meaningful for the volunteers has tangible value," says columnist Valerie Johnson. 
New nonprofit connects life science pros to poverty-fighting volunteer opps purpose

Jan. 28, 2020 1:57 pm

New nonprofit connects life science pros to poverty-fighting volunteer opps

The tie makes sense because, as Life Science Cares Philadelphia's Peter Wolf puts it, those working in the industry "are used to dealing with those large, challenging issues."
How one quiet man’s efforts to help those in need in Chester County turned into a loud call to action purpose

Jan. 28, 2020 7:10 am

How one quiet man’s efforts to help those in need in Chester County turned into a loud call to action

"Randy Blough is an instigator. Randy Blough is a disrupter. Randy Blough is my hero," says Christopher Saello in his guest column.
The hidden story of two Black women looking out from the pages of a 19th-century book purpose

Jan. 27, 2020 11:00 am

The hidden story of two Black women looking out from the pages of a 19th-century book

Lecturer and poet Frances Ellen Watkins Harper is known for her work to secure women's right to vote in Philadelphia (and beyond). But Mary E. Harper's story is hidden. Two historians set out to uncover it.
Project HOME opens a STEAM lab at Honickman Learning Center purpose

Jan. 27, 2020 6:44 am

Project HOME opens a STEAM lab at Honickman Learning Center

“Quality education for every child should not be a luxury, it’s a basic need,” says Project HOME's cofounder and executive director Sister Mary Scullion.
Research finds challenges in access to treatment for opioid use disorder purpose

Jan. 23, 2020 11:00 am

Research finds challenges in access to treatment for opioid use disorder

In PA, one of the 10 states with the highest drug overdose death rates, the inaccuracies in the US Health and Human Services' database may complicate access to the life-saving medication.

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