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Don’t perpetuate harm while parading it as diversity purpose

Aug. 3, 2020 7:29 am

Don’t perpetuate harm while parading it as diversity

The many nonprofits that are rushing to recruit people of color to their board and executive staff are likely unprepared to provide truly inclusive spaces for those folks, says columnist Valerie Johnson.
Looking for a nonprofit job? Looking to hire? 5 tips from Omar Woodard and Farrah Parkes purpose

Jul. 30, 2020 12:08 pm

Looking for a nonprofit job? Looking to hire? 5 tips from Omar Woodard and Farrah Parkes

This isn't your typical how-to. This conversation, which took place at Generocity's INTER/VIEW jobs fair, had an equity focus and it got real. Example? Not being open about salary is a tool of white supremacy.
How other countries reopened schools during the pandemic – and what the US can learn from them purpose

Jul. 23, 2020 9:22 am

How other countries reopened schools during the pandemic – and what the US can learn from them

There is no perfect way to reopen schools during a pandemic. But the policies and practices of countries that have had some initial success with schools point in the same direction, says guest columnist Bob Spires.
Uprising in Philadelphia: A to-do list for the next six months purpose

Jul. 9, 2020 8:58 am

Uprising in Philadelphia: A to-do list for the next six months

18 of Philadelphia's best and brightest tell us what they think needs to happen next — individually and collectively — to address the longstanding structural inequities in the city.
Who’s afraid of bedbugs? In emergency shelter, that’d be everybody method

Jul. 8, 2020 9:17 am

Who’s afraid of bedbugs? In emergency shelter, that’d be everybody

Bethesda Project's Church Shelter Program uses a community-based surveillance model to prevent pest infestation. Columnist Andrew Huff tells us what that looks like.
Do you feel like you are drifting in the sea of fundraising on a tiny raft, all alone? purpose

May 28, 2020 12:12 pm

Do you feel like you are drifting in the sea of fundraising on a tiny raft, all alone?

If you’re out there and wondering if you’re doing it right, columnist Valerie Johnson has some suggestions for you.
Centering women of color is key to COVID-19 response purpose

Apr. 30, 2020 12:21 pm

Centering women of color is key to COVID-19 response

The Women's Funding Collaborative offers six suggestions for philanthropic entities and policymakers.
Stories and gossip: Molly Beck shares podcasting best practices with nonprofits purpose

Apr. 3, 2020 2:52 pm

Stories and gossip: Molly Beck shares podcasting best practices with nonprofits

At the recent virtual Tech in the Commons, Messy.fm’s founder offered insight into her winning techniques to 43 registered participants.
The opportunity for kindness in the wake of COVID-19 purpose

Mar. 16, 2020 9:00 am

The opportunity for kindness in the wake of COVID-19

"This isn’t a call to ignore precautions or put ourselves at risk. It is a call to be smart and caring, which are not mutually exclusive in this situation," says guest columnist Christine Simiriglia of Pathways to Housing PA.
We’ve helped hundreds of West Philadelphians connect to jobs. Now we’re taking the show on the road method

Jan. 10, 2020 7:39 am

We’ve helped hundreds of West Philadelphians connect to jobs. Now we’re taking the show on the road

With a 97% success rate, the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative has proven itself exceptional at connecting people to jobs. Guest columnist Sarah Steltz outlines how WPSI achieves its success.

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