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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."
How EvoXLabs is helping open up the city’s HIV data purpose

Aug. 24, 2016 2:22 pm

How EvoXLabs is helping open up the city’s HIV data

The city's Office of HIV Planning keeps data in a 400-page PDF document. EvoXLabs is helping make it accessible for civic hackers.
Erica Atwood: Leaders should be bridge builders, not gatekeepers purpose

Aug. 17, 2016 12:56 pm

Erica Atwood: Leaders should be bridge builders, not gatekeepers

The city's former director of Black male engagement reflects on her path to public service in the first installment of our "leaders of color" guest post series.
This Interactive Mechanics fellowship is perfect for people of color method

Jul. 21, 2016 9:06 am

This Interactive Mechanics fellowship is perfect for people of color

The part-time, paid and remote fellowship program is designed to "build capacity for representation and inclusion in the technology field."
Why Philadelphians should be happy the city is crowded with tourists results

Jun. 17, 2016 9:34 am

Why Philadelphians should be happy the city is crowded with tourists

At this month's OpenAccessPHL meetup, leaders from the city's tourism sector spoke about the economic plus side of those sometimes-pesky visitors.
The social impact community needs more entry points like this method

May 20, 2016 12:49 pm

The social impact community needs more entry points like this

Wonky terms and concepts are a barrier to access. First, let's get interested parties familiar with terms like 'social entrepreneurship.'
The impact of social movements hinges on bridging the digital divide method

May 5, 2016 12:43 pm

The impact of social movements hinges on bridging the digital divide

If a large part of those communities are not online, the potential power of those movements is limited. Here are some takeaways from 900 WURD's Philly Tech Week event on technology and social change.

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