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‘What I want as an African-American woman is to be heard, be seen and be counted’ purpose

Jun. 5, 2020 11:00 am

‘What I want as an African-American woman is to be heard, be seen and be counted’

"If you are not registered [to vote], get registered and make your voice heard and your thoughts count," says guest columnist Rev. Michelle Simmons.
Ceiba produces two instructional ‘Vote by mail’ videos you can use in outreach to voters purpose

May 26, 2020 3:29 pm

Ceiba produces two instructional ‘Vote by mail’ videos you can use in outreach to voters

“We want to make sure that people don’t stumble over simple things,” says Will Gonzalez, the executive director of Ceiba.
Check out Generocity’s 2020 editorial calendar purpose

Nov. 20, 2019 3:32 pm

Check out Generocity’s 2020 editorial calendar

You'll see some favorite editorial calendar topics, like Women in Leadership and Leaders of Color, return next year. But we'll focus our reporting on some provocative new topics as well (because we like to start conversations...).
The young philanthropists of CCFWG’s Girls Advisory Board gear up for a new funding cycle purpose

Oct. 14, 2019 11:00 am

The young philanthropists of CCFWG’s Girls Advisory Board gear up for a new funding cycle

The 16th class of GAB — whose first meeting was September 7 — has already decided its funding priorities: access to sexual and reproductive healthcare and education; human trafficking; and mental health.
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.

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