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Home visits from education experts are improving outcomes for Philly kids in poverty results

Aug. 8, 2018 12:45 pm

Home visits from education experts are improving outcomes for Philly kids in poverty

In-home lessons for under-resourced families can improve literacy rates and shrink the achievement gap. Here's how they work — and one North Philadelphia mom's story.
Why PCCY is hosting a first-of-its-kind Minecraft-themed fundraiser funding

Aug. 24, 2017 1:27 pm

Why PCCY is hosting a first-of-its-kind Minecraft-themed fundraiser

Public Citizens for Children + Youth is meeting parents and their kids where they are: playing video games. Here's what other nonprofits can learn from the event.
Child’s World America wants to be a ‘catalyst’ in uniting child advocacy orgs purpose

Aug. 22, 2017 8:50 am

Child’s World America wants to be a ‘catalyst’ in uniting child advocacy orgs

Former Philabundance ED Bill Clark and Rutgers anthropologist Cindy Dell Clark say there's no one entity calling for systematic change in child welfare in the United States. That's where their nonprofit comes in.
How Witnesses to Hunger uses first-person stories to affect policy method

Dec. 21, 2016 11:51 am

How Witnesses to Hunger uses first-person stories to affect policy

The Center for Hunger-Free Communities program invites people experiencing hunger and poverty to be their own advocates.
Suburban poverty is a new kind of challenge for pediatricians purpose

Nov. 28, 2016 9:36 am

Suburban poverty is a new kind of challenge for pediatricians

Food insecurity isn't just an urban issue — especially considering pending shifts in healthcare.
Over 22K children in Philly’s suburbs are experiencing deep poverty results

Oct. 24, 2016 9:53 am

Over 22K children in Philly’s suburbs are experiencing deep poverty

Two reports of a series of five from Public Citizens For Children and Youth show more children in Delaware, Montgomery, Chester and Bucks counties are experiencing economic hardship now than they were during the Great Recession.
How the Free Library is helping incarcerated parents spend quality time with their kids method

Oct. 7, 2016 8:08 am

How the Free Library is helping incarcerated parents spend quality time with their kids

For the past six months, the library's "Stories Alive" program has helped nearly 40 incarcerated parents spend an hour reading with their kids via video conference.
Child welfare in Philadelphia needs reform, now purpose

May 27, 2016 8:30 am

Child welfare in Philadelphia needs reform, now

It's been a bad month for the sector. Here's what's been going wrong, and what further-reaching effects that will likely have on our city's recidivism and incarceration rates.
Drexel’s Center for Hunger-Free Communities just published a study on childhood food insecurity and trauma results

May 25, 2016 3:24 pm

Drexel’s Center for Hunger-Free Communities just published a study on childhood food insecurity and trauma

The center works to strengthen the link between childhood food insecurity and long-term trauma.
1000+ Organizations Will Give Away Free Summer Meals to Kids purpose

Jun. 24, 2015 2:15 pm

1000+ Organizations Will Give Away Free Summer Meals to Kids

Yearly cross-sector initiatives feeds kids through summer months

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