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Standing in the Gaps

May 16, 2023 7:38 am

Standing in the Gaps

How nonprofits stand tall to support the people when the government falls short.
While confronting the impacts of COVID-19, don’t forget that the arts can be part of the solution purpose

May 4, 2020 9:54 am

While confronting the impacts of COVID-19, don’t forget that the arts can be part of the solution

"Our elected officials and business leaders should be drawing on what could be the most potent resources available for this moment: knowledge, creativity, imagination, and analytical abilities of artists across this country," says guest columnist Jane Golden.
1,000 veterans have a home because of PhillyVetsHome results

Jul. 15, 2015 10:00 am

1,000 veterans have a home because of PhillyVetsHome

Earlier this month, Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Susan Kretsge, Deputy Mayor for Health & Opportunity, announced that more than 1,000 formerly homeless veterans have been placed in housing since the City launched a local initiative, PhillyVetsHome, to end veteran homelessness in August 2013. PhillyVetsHome is a collaborative venture of  the City of Philadelphia, the […]
Meet Code for Philly’s first executive leadership team people

Jul. 7, 2015 2:36 pm

Meet Code for Philly’s first executive leadership team

Earlier today, Code for Philly, the local chapter of Code for America, announced that its new executive team had been named: Corey Acri is the Collaborations Lead, Ben Novack is the Projects Lead, and Dawn McDougall will serve as Executive Director. Since its formation in 2012, Code for Philly has built a network of civic […]
[VIDEO] Archna Sahay of the Commerce Department at OpenAccessPHL people

May 1, 2015 1:38 pm

[VIDEO] Archna Sahay of the Commerce Department at OpenAccessPHL

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD_G88FxF-s&w=640&h=360] Archna Sahay is manager of entrepreneurial investment for the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Commerce. Check out our recap of OpenAccessPHL‘s Philly Tech Week Convening for more information about the speakers and to find out about OpenAccessPHL’s new migrogrant initiative, CivInc. Image via Kristen Gillette from January’s OAP convening