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Power Moves: Rachel Miller becomes director of Criminal Records Expungement Project people

Jun. 24, 2019 7:20 am

Power Moves: Rachel Miller becomes director of Criminal Records Expungement Project

Plus, power moves at the City of Philadelphia and Resolve Philly; board appointments at the Mann Center, Friends Service Committee, Girl Scouts, PA Horticultural Society, and more.
Value over cost: How Philadelphia is committing to better food procurement practices purpose

May 22, 2019 1:25 pm

Value over cost: How Philadelphia is committing to better food procurement practices

The Sunlight Foundation, the Open Contracting Partnership, and the City of Philadelphia have collaborated to come up with short-term and long-term reforms to ensure food quality and allow for more inclusive input in the procurement process.
The Viaduct RailPark is coming — artists will compete to make it beautiful results

Aug. 19, 2015 3:43 pm

The Viaduct RailPark is coming — artists will compete to make it beautiful

$33,000 will be going toward artist installations the upcoming Viaduct RailPark.
August at OpenAccessPHL: The best ideas come from local stories people

Aug. 17, 2015 10:28 am

August at OpenAccessPHL: The best ideas come from local stories

Featuring CultureWorks, the Philadelphia-Israeli Chamber of Commerce, Microsoft, and PowerCorps PHL
“You can’t create an entrepreneurial ecosystem by proclamation, you have to do it by actions” results

Jun. 26, 2015 3:05 pm

“You can’t create an entrepreneurial ecosystem by proclamation, you have to do it by actions”

Philly Recognized for Open Data Initiatives, Nutter for Philly Startups
Parks for People Aims to Put Everyone within a 10 Minute Walk to a Park purpose

Jun. 3, 2015 12:30 pm

Parks for People Aims to Put Everyone within a 10 Minute Walk to a Park

Its most recent project was the completion of a newly ‘greened’ playground at Hank Gathers Recreation Center.
[VIDEO] #PhillyChanger Chats: Sylvester Mobley of Coded By Kids people

May 13, 2015 1:45 pm

[VIDEO] #PhillyChanger Chats: Sylvester Mobley of Coded By Kids

#PhillyChanger Chats is a video series aimed at making Philly leaders more accessible. Featuring leaders of nonprofits, social enterprises, local government, and community organizations, these are people who are actively working to change Philadelphia for the better. Is there someone you’d like to see featured here? Email us at news@generocity.org. Sylvester Mobley is the founder of […]
Kiva.org and Kiva Zip are Double Matching Loans Today funding

May 8, 2015 9:55 am

Kiva.org and Kiva Zip are Double Matching Loans Today

For instance, a $25 loan will become $75 during the match-a-thon.
PHLConvos: Comcast Community Hearings purpose

Apr. 30, 2015 10:44 am

PHLConvos: Comcast Community Hearings

A series of community hearings are being held around the Comcast Franchise negotiation
What Can the City do to Improve Outcomes for Young Men of Color? 3 Jefferson University Students Have a Plan results

Apr. 27, 2015 12:34 pm

What Can the City do to Improve Outcomes for Young Men of Color? 3 Jefferson University Students Have a Plan

Three students from Thomas Jefferson University won the City of Philadelphia’s 2015 Public Policy Case Competition.

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