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In Philly’s recovery community, a bias against those taking medication to treat opioid addiction purpose

Apr. 17, 2018 12:55 pm

In Philly’s recovery community, a bias against those taking medication to treat opioid addiction

"The stigma on addicts is bad enough, but to have a stigma on people taking medication is even worse."
14 women organizers you should know in Philadelphia people

Mar. 1, 2018 1:55 pm

14 women organizers you should know in Philadelphia

Local activist leaders working on issues such as labor, incarceration, immigration, healthcare and more.
12 Philly immigrants who are ready to mobilize people

Feb. 26, 2018 12:50 pm

12 Philly immigrants who are ready to mobilize

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians' civic engagement training program, Immigrant Leadership Institute, just graduated its first cohort. Here's what its participants learned.
4 smart practices for hiring formerly incarcerated Philadelphians method

Jan. 26, 2018 11:45 am

4 smart practices for hiring formerly incarcerated Philadelphians

Experts from Baker Industries, Community Learning Center and Reentry Think Tank weigh in on what works.
What’s missing from the conversation about safe injection sites: drug users’ voices method

Jan. 24, 2018 1:55 pm

What’s missing from the conversation about safe injection sites: drug users’ voices

"This is a very top-down process, and that doesn't always reflect what's best for drug users," said one harm reduction activist. Inside the fight to quell the city's opioid addiction crisis.
We’re asking the wrong questions when it comes to nonprofit executive wages funding

Jan. 22, 2018 12:55 pm

We’re asking the wrong questions when it comes to nonprofit executive wages

Paying good leaders is important for many reasons. But so is paying your staffers enough so they don't need public assistance.
7 stories we loved writing last year — and what they mean for 2018 results

Jan. 2, 2018 12:57 pm

7 stories we loved writing last year — and what they mean for 2018

Generocity published hundreds of articles in 2017. Here's what made us proudest.
These are the 14 people you need to know in Philly civic tech: The realLIST people

Dec. 20, 2017 12:51 pm

These are the 14 people you need to know in Philly civic tech: The realLIST

The city staffers, open data geeks and civic engagement pros who shaped the scene.
This Vermont program might reduce sex offender recidivism. Could it work in Philly? results

Nov. 16, 2017 12:55 pm

This Vermont program might reduce sex offender recidivism. Could it work in Philly?

Generocity sent a reporter to Vermont to learn about a volunteer program that aims to break down the barriers between society and sex offenders. The tagline: "No more victims."
Americans want fewer prisoners. What’s art have to do with it? results

Nov. 14, 2017 12:05 pm

Americans want fewer prisoners. What’s art have to do with it?

A unique year-old pilot music program inside Pennsylvania’s largest prison needs funding to keep going. Its early success and relationship with the state offers a look inside our appetite for — and the limits of — a new kind of criminal justice reform.

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