Sep. 4, 2018 7:12 am
As easy as riding a bike: Why safer streets for cyclists mean safer streets for all
Columnist Akeem Dixon chats with the Bicycle Coalition Greater Philadelphia's Randy LoBasso about the nonprofit's latest advocacy efforts and how the nonprofit has worked to engage communities.
May 23, 2018 12:47 pm
Stoneleigh Fellow Kee Tobar’s work in LGBTQ youth homelessness is personal
"I do this work simply to see mirrors of myself, in the queer and poor youth that I serve, not only survive but also thrive," said the attorney, who's spending the 2017-2019 fellowship cycle at Community Legal Services' Youth Justice Project.
Aug. 22, 2017 8:50 am
Child’s World America wants to be a ‘catalyst’ in uniting child advocacy orgs
Former Philabundance ED Bill Clark and Rutgers anthropologist Cindy Dell Clark say there's no one entity calling for systematic change in child welfare in the United States. That's where their nonprofit comes in.
May 30, 2017 11:18 am
Why Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is advocating for protected bike lanes
It's about creating a "cultural barrier" as well as increasing safety, as Communications Manager Randy LoBasso explains in his "Around the Corner" interview.
Apr. 3, 2017 9:50 am
The Advocacy Institute is helping teens educate their peers about the tobacco industry
Ambassador Jada Rasulallah — plus her mentor, Program Coordinator Amanda Irizarry — shared the details on the youth empowerment program on "Around the Corner."
Mar. 13, 2017 4:52 pm
The Food Trust is celebrating 25 years of ‘comprehensive’ food access work
The national, Philly-based nonprofit "is about ensuring that we have a just, fair, equitable food system," said Project Associate Kamaryn Norris in her "Around the Corner" interview.
Jan. 25, 2017 3:27 pm
The People’s State of the Union is giving a voice to unheard citizens
Starting this Friday, the story circles will offer an outlet to connect, empathize and build relationships in the face of a challenged nation.
Dec. 22, 2016 12:47 pm
Remembering those lost in Philadelphia’s homeless community
Project HOME and other homelessness advocates gathered to mourn those who died in the past year at the annual Homeless Memorial Day.
Dec. 13, 2016 10:40 am
This Leeway-funded workshop for immigrant poets pivoted after the election
Poet Cynthia Dewi Oka's workshop was initially designed to expose people from immigrant backgrounds to U.S. migrant poets. Then, President-Elect Donald Trump happened.
Nov. 9, 2016 7:40 am
9 State of Young Philly events for the mission-minded
Get excited for Young Involved Philadelphia's seventh annual event series with our picks for each of its nine days.