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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.
When developing Chester’s arts corridor, investments are local funding

Jun. 7, 2018 8:31 am

When developing Chester’s arts corridor, investments are local

Next City investigates one investment strategy for revitalizing the small city, which includes a program-related investment from the Barra Foundation.
What Barra Foundation has learned from dipping a toe into mission investing funding

Aug. 9, 2017 12:55 pm

What Barra Foundation has learned from dipping a toe into mission investing

In the past year and a half, the foundation has employed two new investing strategies. Here's what it's learned so far.
Arts and Culture Take Center Stage in Revitalization of Chester results

Feb. 11, 2015 2:36 pm

Arts and Culture Take Center Stage in Revitalization of Chester

Creating an arts district in the heart of a former industrial powerhouse
Entrepreneur Works Crowdfunds to Expand Business Development Programs funding

Dec. 9, 2014 12:21 pm

Entrepreneur Works Crowdfunds to Expand Business Development Programs

The Philly-based CDFI shares the value of using crowdfunding to fundraise.
Riverfront Celebration Brings Chester Businesses Together purpose

Oct. 1, 2013 3:28 pm

Riverfront Celebration Brings Chester Businesses Together

On September 21, the city of Chester held its largest community event of the year in the parking lot of the Wharf at Rivertown, a former power plant turned business complex located on the banks the Delaware River.

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