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Letters to our ancestors purpose

Aug. 31, 2021 2:45 pm

Letters to our ancestors

In this guest column, the three coauthors of the recent report "How the Pandemic Response Has Failed Young People" write letters to themselves from their descendants, imagining a future transformed by youth-empowering policies.
How the pandemic response has failed young people: Unemployment, caregiving and education purpose

Aug. 30, 2021 1:00 pm

How the pandemic response has failed young people: Unemployment, caregiving and education

"For young people like myself, we did not have a safety net, we were the safety net," says Madison Nardy, a member the Youth Action Board of Community Legal Services, and a coauthor of its recently released report.
How the pandemic response has failed young people: Student debt purpose

Aug. 27, 2021 8:38 am

How the pandemic response has failed young people: Student debt

"I graduated into a pandemic saddled with debt," says Alexi Chacon, a member the Youth Action Board of Community Legal Services, and a coauthor of its recently released report.
How the pandemic response has failed young people: Housing insecurity purpose

Aug. 26, 2021 2:31 pm

How the pandemic response has failed young people: Housing insecurity

"It doesn’t make sense that securing a home takes this much suffering," says Deja Morgan, a member the Youth Action Board of Community Legal Services, and a coauthor of its recently released report.
New report calls for youth-centric approaches to policy purpose

Aug. 25, 2021 1:52 pm

New report calls for youth-centric approaches to policy

"How the Pandemic Response Has Failed Young People and What We Need to Thrive" was co-written and researched by three members of the Youth Action Board of Community Legal Services.
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.
Black-led BanksGiving and Empify are focused on changing financial futures purpose

Apr. 12, 2021 12:41 pm

Black-led BanksGiving and Empify are focused on changing financial futures

Chris Banks and Ashley Fox talk to Generocity contributor Lisa Bryant about their financial education efforts in Philly. Not only what people need to learn, but what they need to unlearn.
Philly’s Cheryl Ann Wadlington, founder of The Evoluer House, named a L’Oréal Paris Woman of Worth people

Nov. 25, 2020 5:16 pm

Philly’s Cheryl Ann Wadlington, founder of The Evoluer House, named a L’Oréal Paris Woman of Worth

One of 10 honorees in the U.S., if Wadlington earns the top honor, she will be able to expand capacity and offer more opportunities for socially distanced learning for the girls of color her nonprofit serves.
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.
These Gen Z media-makers are ready and willing to claim a seat at the table purpose

Oct. 20, 2020 11:47 am

These Gen Z media-makers are ready and willing to claim a seat at the table

Civic engagement, social justice and political activism animate the videos that were recently showcased at 'Youthocracy.'

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