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New Year, New Philly

Jan. 3, 2024 7:15 am

New Year, New Philly

Philadelphia historically ushered in a new era as the 100th mayor and new council president offered insights and plans for their terms of office.
Wanted: Orgs with strategies to maximize income and benefits for households facing poverty funding

Nov. 24, 2020 12:27 pm

Wanted: Orgs with strategies to maximize income and benefits for households facing poverty

Philadelphia Poverty Action Fund announces a call for collaborations for the Family Stability Community Challenge.
Are you ready to ditch the bag? Councilman Squilla thinks so (and so does the Clean Air Council) purpose

Jun. 21, 2019 9:31 am

Are you ready to ditch the bag? Councilman Squilla thinks so (and so does the Clean Air Council)

“The goal of this bill is to reduce the single-use plastic [bags] by 80% in the first year," Squilla says.
Opinion: EDs of Resolve Philadelphia call for candidates to address economic mobility purpose

May 7, 2019 11:00 am

Opinion: EDs of Resolve Philadelphia call for candidates to address economic mobility

"We hope that this op-ed — letting Philadelphians know about the status of the survey you helped create — might spur more of the candidates ... to share their plans for the city’s future," say Cassie Haynes and Jean Friedman-Rudovsky.
City Council: Sustainable procurement would be great, but what’s the cost? purpose

Mar. 3, 2016 12:39 pm

City Council: Sustainable procurement would be great, but what’s the cost?

At a council hearing this week on sustainable procurement, three council members in attendance showed support -- but concern over upfront costs.
This is the policy platform behind those two sustainable business bills results

Feb. 24, 2016 2:39 pm

This is the policy platform behind those two sustainable business bills

Last week, Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez proposed legislation expanding incentives for sustainable businesses and B Corps, thanks to advocacy from the Sustainable Business Network.
[Commentary] What role does sustainability have in the future of our city’s government? purpose

Jun. 4, 2015 12:30 pm

[Commentary] What role does sustainability have in the future of our city’s government?

With primary day in Philadelphia behind us, many media outlets and citizens across Philadelphia are beginning to conceive of what a Jim Kenney mayoral administration will mean for our city. In almost the same time frame of the Democratic primary race that started last fall, I have had the privilege of writing this column entitled […]
6 Key Topics to Read Up on Before May 19 purpose

May 14, 2015 12:08 pm

6 Key Topics to Read Up on Before May 19

Generocity.org covers social issues most relevant to where Philly is here and now. From food access in low-income neighborhoods to what the local impact funding scene looks like, our team is focused on giving our readers the tools they need to get involved and make their own kind of change happen. To that end, here’s […]
All the Awesome April Social Impact Moments purpose

May 1, 2015 12:42 pm

All the Awesome April Social Impact Moments

From the #PhillyIsBaltimore march and #15now rallies to Neighhorhood Bike Works youth helping build Indego bikes, April was filled with awesome moments of social impact. [listly  id=”eDc” layout=”magazine” show_header=”false” show_author=”true” show_sharing=”true” show_tools=”true” per_page=”25″]
Find Out How City Council is Addressing Key Business Issues method

Apr. 30, 2015 12:45 pm

Find Out How City Council is Addressing Key Business Issues

On Wednesday, May 6, join the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce to hear select City Council members give updates on key issues that affect the regional business community. Councilman Bobby Henon, 6th District; Majority Leader Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr., 4th District; and Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez, 7th District, will be at the Executive Forum: Update […]