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H.S. students of color set their sights on voter engagement in Kensington purpose

Jul. 24, 2019 8:00 am

H.S. students of color set their sights on voter engagement in Kensington

During the school year, Youth United for Change focuses on education and schooling activism. But in the summer, all the organization’s resources are focused on the VOTA! project.
15 deserving nonprofits want you to vote for them — now purpose

Jul. 10, 2019 2:04 pm

15 deserving nonprofits want you to vote for them — now

The public voting phase of Philadelphia Foundation's Key to Community grants runs through July 26.
Kathryn Ott Lovell: ‘There is huge potential in Philadelphia’s public spaces’ people

Jun. 25, 2019 7:02 am

Kathryn Ott Lovell: ‘There is huge potential in Philadelphia’s public spaces’

One of two Philadelphians named a Public Spaces Fellow by the Knight Foundation, the Commissioner of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation says she'll now have the chance to test drive creative ideas.
Anuj Gupta on the power of the ‘common denominator’ public space people

Jun. 21, 2019 3:11 pm

Anuj Gupta on the power of the ‘common denominator’ public space

One of two Philadelphians named a Public Spaces Fellow by the Knight Foundation, the general manager of Reading Terminal Market will now have support while exploring how to best use our shared spaces.
PA Humanities Council helps communities reclaim their stories purpose

Jun. 13, 2019 10:41 am

PA Humanities Council helps communities reclaim their stories

PHC is a resource for cities like Chester and Carlisle to tell their stories through art and discussion.
ACLU takes its show on the road purpose

May 29, 2019 12:05 pm

ACLU takes its show on the road

Traditionally, the ACLU has fought its social justice battles in the courtroom and the halls of legislatures across the country, but now it is taking its fight to the streets in the form of grassroots advocacy and voter education.
Power Moves: Michael Norris will head historic Carpenters’ Company, Carpenters’ Hall people

May 22, 2019 8:00 am

Power Moves: Michael Norris will head historic Carpenters’ Company, Carpenters’ Hall

Plus, two hires at the City of Philadelphia, one at the Women's Medical Fund, and more.
Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly results

Apr. 18, 2019 10:51 am

Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly

The initiative was piloted in Philadelphia in 2015 with $11 million in support from Knight and the William Penn Foundation.
Do you design for your community and work for engagement in public spaces? funding

Mar. 12, 2019 7:05 am

Do you design for your community and work for engagement in public spaces?

If so, the Knight Foundation wants you to nominate yourself for one of its inaugural Public Spaces Fellowships.
March For Our Lives Philly youth organizers: It’s ‘extremely important for us to participate in politics’ method

Feb. 20, 2019 2:40 pm

March For Our Lives Philly youth organizers: It’s ‘extremely important for us to participate in politics’

Local teens are hosting voter registration drives at their schools and encouraging their peers to be politically aware. Plus, here's how to vote for the first time.

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