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Philly’s digital divide is growing, but at least we got some free Wi-Fi kiosks ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ purpose

Dec. 11, 2018 1:07 pm

Philly’s digital divide is growing, but at least we got some free Wi-Fi kiosks ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Only 71.6 percent of households in the city had broadband in 2017, compared to 83.5 percent nationally. On the bright side, smartphone users in Center City can now use five of an eventual 100 kiosks to access the internet.
How Women’s Mobile Museum is making non-traditional artists’ work accessible purpose

Oct. 29, 2018 11:53 am

How Women’s Mobile Museum is making non-traditional artists’ work accessible

A traveling exhibit from Philadelphia Photo Arts Center shows off the work of 10 women without fine arts degrees and includes features for visually impaired visitors.
Why it matters that the Commerce Department’s new website is easier to read results

Oct. 15, 2018 1:31 pm

Why it matters that the Commerce Department’s new website is easier to read

As part of the larger phila.gov overhaul, Philadelphia's portal for business owners is now easier to navigate, and its reading level dropped by several grades.
Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector people

Aug. 31, 2018 12:45 pm

Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector

Nonprofit, philanthropy, local gov and biz pros working in the fields of hiring, women in leadership, social entrepreneurship, accessibility, criminal justice, LGBTQ, sustainability, leaders of color, community development, impact investing, civic tech and volunteerism.
Nominate a Philly leader of color to be recognized in Generocity’s 2018 Leader List people

Jul. 16, 2018 12:50 pm

Nominate a Philly leader of color to be recognized in Generocity’s 2018 Leader List

This August, our editorial calendar will again celebrate the local social impact sector's diversity, but we need your help.
It’s Disability Pride Week. Here’s how Philly could better serve its citizens with disabilities purpose

Jun. 11, 2018 10:25 am

It’s Disability Pride Week. Here’s how Philly could better serve its citizens with disabilities

Disability Pride Philadelphia Director Vicki Landers said the city is doing a few particular things well — but badly needs more accessible housing. Plus, a list of the week's events.
10 accessible products we got from NextFab’s #PTW18 hackathon with Inglis House results

Apr. 30, 2018 10:33 am

10 accessible products we got from NextFab’s #PTW18 hackathon with Inglis House

Occupational therapists met technologists at the makerspace to create a robotic sandwich feeding device, a new wheelchair pressure system and more to benefit the nursing care facility.
Accessibility pro Austin Seraphin on what sighted folks get wrong about those with visual impairments people

Apr. 24, 2018 6:23 am

Accessibility pro Austin Seraphin on what sighted folks get wrong about those with visual impairments

The app developer and Philly Touch Tours cofounder told Technical.ly about his latest vexes, projects and the first time he fell for tech.
You’ll want to hear from the pros we booked for Introduced by Technical.ly’s Impact track people

Apr. 23, 2018 10:48 am

You’ll want to hear from the pros we booked for Introduced by Technical.ly’s Impact track

These 40+ speakers will talk accessibility, equity in tech, workforce development, Amazon HQ2 and much more during this new Philly Tech Week conference on May 3.
#PTW18 kicks off next Friday. Here are 15 events for social impact pros purpose

Apr. 19, 2018 12:38 pm

#PTW18 kicks off next Friday. Here are 15 events for social impact pros

Our shortlist of must-attend Philly Tech Week events for nonprofit, civic tech, social enterprise and accessibility leaders.

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