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‘Defund the police’: What it means and what the research says on whether more police presence reduces crime purpose

Jul. 20, 2021 3:28 pm

‘Defund the police’: What it means and what the research says on whether more police presence reduces crime

Journalist's Resource researcher Clark Merrefield explores what “defund the police” means to criminologists, activists and legal scholars, recent research and what the future of policing in America might look like.
PA county govs map out how they will use American Rescue Plan money while state dithers funding

May 26, 2021 8:34 am

PA county govs map out how they will use American Rescue Plan money while state dithers

According to experts, one of the most under-discussed aspects of ARP is that it represents "not only the largest positive fiscal jolt to state and local budgets in decades, but also the one most supportive of local discretion."
Investing in resilience: How a collaborative initiative in Camden is sparking change purpose

Apr. 30, 2021 9:10 am

Investing in resilience: How a collaborative initiative in Camden is sparking change

Impact investment and philanthropic sectors will be essential partners in the work of the Camden Integrated Capital Food Resiliency Fund, which aims to deploy assets and resources in ways that model a new way forward.
Dan Rhoton: ‘What if Camden is a place you can source remote workers from?’ purpose

Apr. 5, 2021 12:10 pm

Dan Rhoton: ‘What if Camden is a place you can source remote workers from?’

Can workforce development spark community revitalization? A new coworking space for tech trainees and alumni launched by Hopeworks may hold the answer.
The Mighty Writers trajectory: How to start small, scale up with success, and pivot in crisis method

Mar. 3, 2021 8:40 am

The Mighty Writers trajectory: How to start small, scale up with success, and pivot in crisis

After the pandemic shut down its five sites, the nonprofit took its literacy efforts online, and put boots on the ground to distribute food and necessities to the hard-hit communities it serves in North, West and South Philly.
Where has the coronavirus relief money gone? funding

Dec. 14, 2020 3:47 pm

Where has the coronavirus relief money gone?

According to the National Governor’s Association, 7 out of 10 Coronavirus Relief Fund recipients say changing and unclear guidance from the Treasury Department has slowed the allocation process.
Shortened census count will hurt communities of color, but there is still time to be counted purpose

Sep. 1, 2020 8:49 am

Shortened census count will hurt communities of color, but there is still time to be counted

According to guest columnist Aggie Yellow Horse, the Black community is at greatest risk of a census undercount. Our Generocity infographic shows that Philadelphia, Wilmington, Camden, Norristown and Chester all lag in census completion.
Compass is now offering pro bono strategic marketing help funding

Mar. 23, 2018 12:07 pm

Compass is now offering pro bono strategic marketing help

The Greater Philadelphia branch of the national org that connect nonprofits to biz consultants is also expanding its reach to Camden.
How Invincible City Farms plans to bring jobs and fresh food to North Camden method

Dec. 22, 2017 12:18 pm

How Invincible City Farms plans to bring jobs and fresh food to North Camden

"I have a firm belief that if we stop overlooking the resources within the city and leverage them to address the needs, the city can work its way out of this problem," said the social enterprise's founder, Fredric Byarm.
Camden nonprofits, earn some (basically) free design work from Penji funding

Dec. 8, 2017 9:27 am

Camden nonprofits, earn some (basically) free design work from Penji

The digital design startup is offering unlimited design help for $1 per month to orgs serving Camden residents or students.

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