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Black families confront a child welfare system that seems intent on separating children from parents purpose

Apr. 15, 2021 3:26 pm

Black families confront a child welfare system that seems intent on separating children from parents

Investigative reporter Steve Volk examines the challenges and opportunities facing the foster care system in part one of a two-part series.
Opinion: COVID-19 is not the only pandemic we are experiencing purpose

Feb. 4, 2021 9:18 am

Opinion: COVID-19 is not the only pandemic we are experiencing

Guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins says her sixth grade students have asked to talk about "real history" during Black Lives Matter Week of Action in Schools. She explores how to have a dialogue about systemic oppression and inequities with them.
Radical Remedies: Finding resilience, resistance and joy in community-based narratives purpose

Jan. 29, 2021 8:00 am

Radical Remedies: Finding resilience, resistance and joy in community-based narratives

In Philadelphia, Scribe Video Center mirrors Detroit Narrative Agency's rapid-response initiative that was born of the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and anti-Black violence last summer.
Building Anti-Racist White Educators and Melanated Educators Collective are working together on antiracist curricula purpose

Jan. 11, 2021 3:13 pm

Building Anti-Racist White Educators and Melanated Educators Collective are working together on antiracist curricula

A recent grant allows B.A.R.W.E. to compensate M.E.C. for its input, helping  B.A.R.W.E. honor its commitment to not unfairly burden Black educators in building antiracist work.
Executive director of Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania Advocates resigns after accusations of racism, workplace abuse purpose

Dec. 3, 2020 1:47 pm

Executive director of Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania Advocates resigns after accusations of racism, workplace abuse

After the resignation, the director of a peer reproductive rights nonprofit calls on the PPPA board to ensure that the organization's internal operations reflect its externally-expressed values.
This successful Black-led org couldn’t get a loan that wasn’t predatory. Philanthropy needs to step up purpose

Nov. 17, 2020 10:00 am

This successful Black-led org couldn’t get a loan that wasn’t predatory. Philanthropy needs to step up

"YEAH is working on a shoestring, breaking the cycle of violence in Cobbs Creek. The program is evidence-based, and we should be tripping over ourselves to fund it," says guest columnist Sarah Martinez-Helfman.
Pennsylvania School for the Deaf teachers are taking to Zoom to help their students create a plan to vote purpose

Oct. 29, 2020 12:00 pm

Pennsylvania School for the Deaf teachers are taking to Zoom to help their students create a plan to vote

"While addressing social justice issues is vitally important, the heart of civic engagement in our country is voting," Melissa Draganac-Hawk the school's director of student affairs told columnist Krys Sipple.
Systems transformation could have saved Daniel Prude’s life method

Sep. 10, 2020 8:00 am

Systems transformation could have saved Daniel Prude’s life

Daniel sought care in a hospital setting but was released within three hours with no diagnosis. What happened next involved the criminalization of his mental illness, resulting in a horrific incident of police brutality.
Salima Pace is one of a new generation of union leaders. But why stop at that? people

Sep. 9, 2020 3:12 pm

Salima Pace is one of a new generation of union leaders. But why stop at that?

The Secretary-Treasurer of District 1199C National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees talks with Generocity about funding education, supporting maternity care, and creating space for Black women in politics.
Beyond the slogan: Putting Black Lives Matter into practice in philanthropy purpose

Aug. 11, 2020 9:29 am

Beyond the slogan: Putting Black Lives Matter into practice in philanthropy

Philanthropy has the ability to repair and evolve itself, but only in relationship with communities, say guest columnists Cheryl Thompson-Morton, Roxann Stafford and Nuala Cabral.

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