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[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.
Video: Robert Cheetham of Azavea on Open Data Philly people

Mar. 13, 2015 2:22 pm

Video: Robert Cheetham of Azavea on Open Data Philly

Each week, we'll be sharing a video from OpenAccessPHL's monthly convening.
Event: OpenAccessPHL January 2015 Convening – City of Philadelphia Edition people

Jan. 7, 2015 11:30 am

Event: OpenAccessPHL January 2015 Convening – City of Philadelphia Edition

January convening of OpenAccessPHL will be a City of Philadelphia edition featuring government employees.
Why the City of Philadelphia Should Invest in Skilled Labor Development people

Dec. 1, 2014 12:36 pm

Why the City of Philadelphia Should Invest in Skilled Labor Development

Short-term investments in low-cost skill certifications for those with the greatest need can quickly generate new sources of wage tax revenue (newly employed people).
Biz Journal: City launches platform matching STEM professionals with youth people

Sep. 22, 2014 11:52 am

Biz Journal: City launches platform matching STEM professionals with youth

This story was originally published in the Philadelphia Business Journal Philadelphia wants more STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) professionals mentoring youth – especially girls, low-income and minority students. [Last week], the city launched a new online STEM resource center, which will showcase STEM education programs on its “ asset map,” as well as host a volunteer […]
Philly ASAP’s After School Directory to Become a Philly 311 Widget people

Jul. 9, 2014 9:56 am

Philly ASAP’s After School Directory to Become a Philly 311 Widget

The After School Programs wiki Last summer, Philly 311 held a contest calling for civic developers and community activists to submit ideas for a new widget on the Philly311 mobile app, which provides a way for community members to report neighborhood issues directly into the city government work order systems from their smartphone. Chris Alfano, CTO […]
What Makes Philadelphia One of the Most Active Civic Hacking Communities in the Country method

Mar. 28, 2014 11:00 am

What Makes Philadelphia One of the Most Active Civic Hacking Communities in the Country

Part 3 in our series with TEDxPhiladelphia explores the many ways the region is leading the way in civic hacking and open data projects. Hacking and hackers have a bad reputation as people who break into computer security systems and steal information–but today, hacking is more and more frequently referred to as taking something that already exists […]

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