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3 Philly nonprofits are getting money to help boost the digital literacy skills of the people they serve purpose

Sep. 30, 2021 3:36 pm

3 Philly nonprofits are getting money to help boost the digital literacy skills of the people they serve

The organizations receiving a combined $50,000 in AT&T grants serve kids, low-income people, immigrants and those navigating the healthcare system.
Opinion: We have a duty to protect our children from spikes in RSV cases purpose

Sep. 20, 2021 3:40 pm

Opinion: We have a duty to protect our children from spikes in RSV cases

Philadelphia's Department of Health recently called attention to the drastic increase in RSV cases in Philadelphia this summer, says guest columnist Melissa Page.
Benita Williams steps into executive director role at Philadelphia Children’s Alliance people

Sep. 7, 2021 9:58 am

Benita Williams steps into executive director role at Philadelphia Children’s Alliance

After an extensive national search, PCA chose Williams, a native Philadelphian, for her deep connections to the city and its diverse communities as well as her collaborative, multidisciplinary approach.
Kids wrestled with depression, eating disorders and other mental health issues amid the pandemic, research finds purpose

Aug. 18, 2021 3:04 pm

Kids wrestled with depression, eating disorders and other mental health issues amid the pandemic, research finds

Recent studies examining COVID-19's impact on mental health also find differences among groups of students such as high school athletes.
New report details benefits of increasing WIC enrollment, but longtime providers fear PA is trying to dismantle the program purpose

Jun. 30, 2021 3:48 pm

New report details benefits of increasing WIC enrollment, but longtime providers fear PA is trying to dismantle the program

Research shows the WIC program improves long-term outcomes for women and children. Participants have healthier babies who are more likely to be immunized, score higher on assessments of mental development and have lower incidences of obesity.
It’s (almost) time to mix it up at Philly Pours purpose

May 17, 2021 2:31 pm

It’s (almost) time to mix it up at Philly Pours

This year the event will take place via Zoom on June 23 and will feature a virtual mixology experience led by Master Mixologist, Nate Rogers. And, don’t worry, you will get your own mixology kit.
Darnella Frazier’s video was key to Chauvin conviction. Young people are key to achieving justice purpose

Apr. 21, 2021 7:00 am

Darnella Frazier’s video was key to Chauvin conviction. Young people are key to achieving justice

Columnist Ami Patel Hopkins offers resources for educators and parents to continue to empower students and children to use their voices — as 17-year-old Darnella did — and to hold people accountable.
Bringing ‘behavioral vaccines’ to school: 5 ways educators can support student well-being purpose

Apr. 9, 2021 2:48 pm

Bringing ‘behavioral vaccines’ to school: 5 ways educators can support student well-being

Guest columnist Sandra Chafouleas says "behavioral vaccines" are especially important as schools seek to fully resume in-person instruction.
When can kids get the COVID-19 vaccine? A pediatrician answers 5 questions teachers and parents are asking purpose

Mar. 26, 2021 10:46 am

When can kids get the COVID-19 vaccine? A pediatrician answers 5 questions teachers and parents are asking

Guest columnist Dr. James Wood, a pediatrician and assistant professor of pediatric infectious diseases, looks at the risk children getting COVID and when vaccines might be available for them.
Millions of American parents will soon get a monthly allowance: 4 questions answered purpose

Mar. 12, 2021 2:00 pm

Millions of American parents will soon get a monthly allowance: 4 questions answered

Nearly 1 in 5 American children live in poverty, and several experts have suggested that the new stimulus package could reduce child poverty by 57%.

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