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Philly’s behavioral health team: The stigma against this addiction treatment is undeserved results

Jan. 30, 2019 7:40 am

Philly’s behavioral health team: The stigma against this addiction treatment is undeserved

Why the city mandated that medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder be made available at every residential substance use treatment provider it works with.
A community-supported fatality review might reduce overdose deaths in Philadelphia results

Jan. 28, 2019 12:52 pm

A community-supported fatality review might reduce overdose deaths in Philadelphia

"I strongly believe that the solutions are not going to be found in City Hall or in buildings downtown, but that they're going to be found by city officials working with community stakeholders and the people closest to the problem," said one advocate.
This newly revived cash assistance program for poor Pennsylvanians is at risk again results

Jan. 15, 2019 1:30 pm

This newly revived cash assistance program for poor Pennsylvanians is at risk again

General assistance was reinstated last summer after a six-year hiatus. New legislation threatens to gut the program, which offers about $200 per month to qualified residents.
Pa.’s new Clean Slate Law means jail time is no longer a life sentence results

Jan. 14, 2019 12:35 pm

Pa.’s new Clean Slate Law means jail time is no longer a life sentence

At least for some Pennsylvanians, like ND, who served time in the '90s for misdemeanors: "My record should be clean just like me."
These were the 10 most-read Philly social impact stories of 2018 results

Dec. 20, 2018 12:00 pm

These were the 10 most-read Philly social impact stories of 2018

You clicked, we listed: Netflix specials, mental health resources, labor organizers and CEO salaries drew you to Generocity in the past year.
6 social impact stories we (especially) loved writing in 2018 results

Dec. 19, 2018 7:03 am

6 social impact stories we (especially) loved writing in 2018

Writers have favorites, too. Here's what five Generocity reporters and this editor enjoyed covering the most.
Can free backpacks and mentorship help immigrant and refugee students adjust to South Philly? results

Dec. 10, 2018 12:52 pm

Can free backpacks and mentorship help immigrant and refugee students adjust to South Philly?

Taggart Elementary School’s Family Welcome Center will launch soon, thanks to a major boost from Navy Yard-based ecommerce company RevZilla.
4 projects from Good Pitch Local Philadelphia that could ‘change the world’ results

Dec. 5, 2018 12:19 pm

4 projects from Good Pitch Local Philadelphia that could ‘change the world’

Or at least change Philly. Black and Brown Workers Cooperative, Media in Neighborhoods Group and other social impact orgs and filmmakers pitched to an audience for resources, funding and other support on Tuesday.
One Step Away is celebrating its 9th birthday by launching a magazine results

Dec. 5, 2018 7:09 am

One Step Away is celebrating its 9th birthday by launching a magazine

Philadelphia's street newspaper, which is sold and partially written by people experiencing homelessness and economic hardship, debuted a new format this week.
Center for Hunger-Free Communities just released 5 reports on discrimination and food insecurity results

Dec. 4, 2018 11:04 am

Center for Hunger-Free Communities just released 5 reports on discrimination and food insecurity

People who experience discrimination in places such as school, the workplace or healthcare settings are more likely to experience long-term food insecurity.

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