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This new tool will help Philly-area bikers find routes with less traffic purpose

May 20, 2021 9:58 am

This new tool will help Philly-area bikers find routes with less traffic

Web designer Corey Acri partnered with the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission to produce Ruti, which is described as mimicking "the friendly bike route advice of an experienced bike riding friend."
In May, let’s play with the future purpose

May 6, 2021 3:35 pm

In May, let’s play with the future

This month's editorial calendar topic focuses on civic innovation, community tech, and the technocultural practices that celebrate Blackness, embrace advancement and empower communities. In other words, Philafuturism!
At Tech in the Commons, nonprofit pros learned about using data to maximize impact purpose

Jun. 28, 2019 2:41 pm

At Tech in the Commons, nonprofit pros learned about using data to maximize impact

The three case studies presented focused on resources and technologies that help organizations use census data in new ways.
Looking at digital literacy through different lenses: Access and adoption, design, and digital equity purpose

May 31, 2019 12:01 pm

Looking at digital literacy through different lenses: Access and adoption, design, and digital equity

Liana Dragoman, Andrew Buss and Juliet Fink Yates come at the topic from different perspectives but agree that the solution to a structural issue like the digital divide requires coordination and investment.
B corps and nonprofits talk social impact through tech at #PTW19 purpose

May 7, 2019 6:56 am

B corps and nonprofits talk social impact through tech at #PTW19

“I learned that Philadelphia is a very service-oriented city,” said one audience member after the event at the Free Library's Parkway branch. “The panelists really care about their citizens."
3 ethical considerations of civic tech results

Nov. 26, 2018 11:48 am

3 ethical considerations of civic tech

Some local gov staffers and technologists see potential in tech's role as a tool for civic engagement. Some, a booster of efficiency. What trends should Philadelphians watch out for?
Generocity and Technical.ly are hosting a Slack AMA with civic technologists this Friday purpose

Nov. 13, 2018 11:13 am

Generocity and Technical.ly are hosting a Slack AMA with civic technologists this Friday

Join the Technical.ly #ama channel to ask experts about best practices for getting non-technologists involved in using open data and more on Friday, Nov. 16, from 1 to 2 p.m.
Hack for North Philadelphia at #QuestHacks next week purpose

Oct. 25, 2018 9:27 am

Hack for North Philadelphia at #QuestHacks next week

Calling all journalists, technologists and North Philly residents: Collaborate for a cause Nov. 2 and 3 at the Code for Philly-led Community Digital Solutions Day.
Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector people

Aug. 31, 2018 12:45 pm

Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector

Nonprofit, philanthropy, local gov and biz pros working in the fields of hiring, women in leadership, social entrepreneurship, accessibility, criminal justice, LGBTQ, sustainability, leaders of color, community development, impact investing, civic tech and volunteerism.
Nominate a Philly leader of color to be recognized in Generocity’s 2018 Leader List people

Jul. 16, 2018 12:50 pm

Nominate a Philly leader of color to be recognized in Generocity’s 2018 Leader List

This August, our editorial calendar will again celebrate the local social impact sector's diversity, but we need your help.

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