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Meet Philly Tech Week’s newest conference for change makers: Introduced by Technical.ly purpose

Apr. 10, 2018 12:45 pm

Meet Philly Tech Week’s newest conference for change makers: Introduced by Technical.ly

Generocity is curating programming for the IMPACT track, so you can expect a high-level look at accessibility, education, diversity and more.
What does ‘civic tech’ really mean? Philly technologists weigh in people

Dec. 7, 2017 1:41 pm

What does ‘civic tech’ really mean? Philly technologists weigh in

Who's in the tent, according to Azavea's Robert Cheetham, Fixlist's Stacey Mosley and Mjumbe Poe, and Protocol Labs' Michelle Lee in honor of Code for Philly's fifth anniversary.
This website is helping people keep their neighborhoods clean purpose

Dec. 23, 2016 10:44 am

This website is helping people keep their neighborhoods clean

Not in Philly is a website that helps organize clean-up crews.
Summer of Maps is back and nonprofits should apply for a fellow by Feb. 5 purpose

Dec. 21, 2016 7:48 am

Summer of Maps is back and nonprofits should apply for a fellow by Feb. 5

Get yourself a fellow and visualize your data.
Knight’s revamped strategy calls for reinvestment in ‘promising projects’ funding

Dec. 20, 2016 12:39 pm

Knight’s revamped strategy calls for reinvestment in ‘promising projects’

Expect the foundation to "double down" on projects that work, said Philly Program Director Patrick Morgan.
Why your calls with the Revenue and Water departments are friendlier results

Oct. 24, 2016 11:46 am

Why your calls with the Revenue and Water departments are friendlier

Staffers are receiving training in trauma-informed customer service. It's one outcome from Living Cities' City Accelerator initiative.
It’s go-time for Philly barbershops boosting the Black vote purpose

Oct. 17, 2016 7:23 am

It’s go-time for Philly barbershops boosting the Black vote

Duerward “DJ Woody Wood” Beale's civic engagement project won a $250,000 Knight News Challenge grant last year. With the presidential election a mere three weeks away, the pressure is on.
What this tech guy wants to bring to his new gig in civic engagement people

Oct. 14, 2016 12:57 pm

What this tech guy wants to bring to his new gig in civic engagement

Alex Kaplan left his job at makerspace NextFab for South of South Neighborhood Association, where he knows he'll have to "spider hunt" for innovation.
What this study on the accessibility of U.S. cities gets wrong results

Oct. 4, 2016 8:12 am

What this study on the accessibility of U.S. cities gets wrong

Philly ranks 63 out of 150 on a list of best U.S. cities for people with disabilities. Local accessibility advocate Ather Sharif says Philly isn't perfect, but the study is a bit flawed.

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