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One of the keys to the Philadelphia Worker Relief Fund’s success was accessibility purpose

Sep. 25, 2020 9:39 am

One of the keys to the Philadelphia Worker Relief Fund’s success was accessibility

The City of Philadelphia partnered with the philanthropic community, the Pennsylvania National Domestic Workers Alliance, and 14 local CBOs to distribute $1.7 million in direct cash payments to more than 2,160 families.
Grassroots nonprofits and COVID-19 relief funding purpose

Sep. 15, 2020 12:00 pm

Grassroots nonprofits and COVID-19 relief funding

With the surge in philanthropic efforts to provide COVID relief, have grassroots organizations been able to access those funding opportunities?
Check out Generocity’s 2020 editorial calendar purpose

Nov. 20, 2019 3:32 pm

Check out Generocity’s 2020 editorial calendar

You'll see some favorite editorial calendar topics, like Women in Leadership and Leaders of Color, return next year. But we'll focus our reporting on some provocative new topics as well (because we like to start conversations...).
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.

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