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These 7 nonprofits, programs and city initiatives help residents access the internet for job searches purpose

May 16, 2019 12:30 pm

These 7 nonprofits, programs and city initiatives help residents access the internet for job searches

"People who struggle with digital literacy are less likely to own a computer or know how to use it as a tool in their job search," says Devren Washington of Media Mobilizing Project.
Let’s talk about the digital divide purpose

May 10, 2019 12:12 pm

Let’s talk about the digital divide

During May, Generocity writers and guest columnists will look at the digital divide through a variety of lenses — from demographic to technological — and see how it impacts civic engagement, access to information, and day-to-day living in Philadelphia.
Art-Reach and FringeArts are teaming up for a ‘radically accessible’ Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret method

Jan. 18, 2017 12:57 pm

Art-Reach and FringeArts are teaming up for a ‘radically accessible’ Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret

The performance will feature an ASL interpreter, audio description and visual captioning. It's something more arts organizations should consider doing, said Art-Reach ED John Orr.
This tech startup wants to help communities bridge the access gap funding

Jan. 6, 2017 12:03 pm

This tech startup wants to help communities bridge the access gap

Stimulus cofounder Tiffanie Stanard on how her company is helping social entrepreneurs and organizations access the capital they need to thrive in Philadelphia.
Whoa, Philly Futures has an app now results

Dec. 2, 2016 7:43 am

Whoa, Philly Futures has an app now

Want to engage kids? Make an app.
North Philly Peace Park is crowdfunding to build a school funding

Nov. 22, 2016 12:57 pm

North Philly Peace Park is crowdfunding to build a school

If the $20K comes through, the Sala Nkrumah Institute for Creative Labor will be one more step toward the park becoming what it once was before being forced to relocate.
Students of color need community and university support people

Oct. 10, 2016 7:11 am

Students of color need community and university support

"To say the least, I was empowered" — Technically Media events intern and Temple ad major Taylor Carnard shares her experience attending an event for Black advertising professionals.
What this study on the accessibility of U.S. cities gets wrong results

Oct. 4, 2016 8:12 am

What this study on the accessibility of U.S. cities gets wrong

Philly ranks 63 out of 150 on a list of best U.S. cities for people with disabilities. Local accessibility advocate Ather Sharif says Philly isn't perfect, but the study is a bit flawed.
Moving On: Philadelphia Futures ED Joan Mazzotti people

Oct. 3, 2016 2:48 pm

Moving On: Philadelphia Futures ED Joan Mazzotti

The perpetually cheerful executive director is leaving the college access and success nonprofit she's led for 16 years to focus on philanthropy (and maybe read a book every once in a while).
SPOKE mag’s pop-up art exhibition will explore mobility in all its forms purpose

Oct. 3, 2016 7:02 am

SPOKE mag’s pop-up art exhibition will explore mobility in all its forms

"OUTBOUND" will examine "where race, class, wealth and gender intersect with a person's ability to move freely in our city and world."

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