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Philly needs new voting machines. Here’s why the buying process must be kept transparent purpose

Jan. 9, 2019 4:02 pm

Philly needs new voting machines. Here’s why the buying process must be kept transparent

"As a city, we must prioritize public input," opines Jennifer Devor, a local committeperson and candidate for city commissioner.
For young people in underserved communities, transportation can be a barrier to success funding

Dec. 21, 2018 7:11 am

For young people in underserved communities, transportation can be a barrier to success

Unreliable access to public transportation keeps youth from realizing their dreams, writes Hopeworks Camden's Valerie Buickerood. Here's how to help.
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.

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