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Relive AP Gov with Nick Marzano’s ‘Local Nation’ podcast purpose

Jan. 8, 2018 11:01 am

Relive AP Gov with Nick Marzano’s ‘Local Nation’ podcast

Learn the basics of U.S. government structure from a Philly civic engagement pro.
For immigrants, civic engagement is essential to success method

Jan. 2, 2018 10:30 am

For immigrants, civic engagement is essential to success

It's about more than voting, writes Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians' Manuel Portillo: It's also economic security and making real change in their new home.
These are the 14 people you need to know in Philly civic tech: The realLIST people

Dec. 20, 2017 12:51 pm

These are the 14 people you need to know in Philly civic tech: The realLIST

The city staffers, open data geeks and civic engagement pros who shaped the scene.
At this Chester County girls leadership program, grantmaking is in teens’ hands funding

Nov. 29, 2017 12:58 pm

At this Chester County girls leadership program, grantmaking is in teens’ hands

Girls Advisory Board "helped me realize that there are actually young people who want to make a difference out there," said one high school member.
This Philly Venezuelan wants to encourage ‘participation, not isolation’ among immigrants people

Nov. 29, 2017 11:48 am

This Philly Venezuelan wants to encourage ‘participation, not isolation’ among immigrants

Guillermo López has lived in the city for two years. Here's why he wants to become a U.S. citizen and help educate others in the immigrant community about the benefits of naturalizing.
Knight Cities Challenge winner PHL Participatory Design Lab is launching next week results

Nov. 10, 2017 10:23 am

Knight Cities Challenge winner PHL Participatory Design Lab is launching next week

The Office of Homeless Services and the Department of Revenue are working to improve their interactions with the public.
These are the 3 big barriers for immigrants seeking citizenship people

Nov. 10, 2017 8:40 am

These are the 3 big barriers for immigrants seeking citizenship

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians' Katherine Prieto-Celis and Manuel Portillo share how the Immigrant Leadership Institute is helping participants gain the knowledge and skills needed to break them down.
Why citizenship? For this Chilean immigrant, Philadelphia is home people

Oct. 30, 2017 12:55 pm

Why citizenship? For this Chilean immigrant, Philadelphia is home

Karla Martin came to the United States last year for love. But she's found that she loves her new city, too, which is why she's participating in Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians' Citizenship in Action program.
Philly Geek Awards noms are live. Here’s who’s up for Mission Leader of the Year people

Jul. 20, 2017 12:45 pm

Philly Geek Awards noms are live. Here’s who’s up for Mission Leader of the Year

We spy some familiar names on this list. Get your tickets to the seventh annual awards event to find out the winners.
Community College of Philadelphia wants to support your civic engagement work people

Jun. 30, 2017 9:08 am

Community College of Philadelphia wants to support your civic engagement work

The new Institute for Community Engagement and Civic Leadership is looking for nonprofit partners, said Coordinator Michelle Lopez in her "Around the Corner" interview.

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