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Nonprofits can learn a lot about mutual aid from the team that was at Taggart Elementary on Saturday purpose

Apr. 19, 2021 1:29 pm

Nonprofits can learn a lot about mutual aid from the team that was at Taggart Elementary on Saturday

"It’s not a job. It’s helping the people taking care of the people. It’s being out reaching the people where they are," Caring for Friends CEO Vincent Schiavone told new Generocity contributor Marilyn Kai Jewett.
Hidden figures: These ‘connectors’ are a key to transforming community people

Feb. 23, 2021 2:35 pm

Hidden figures: These ‘connectors’ are a key to transforming community

Coordinating block clean ups, organizing food drives, fundraising, and building community gardens are just a few of the ways Impact Services’ community connectors show up for their neighbors and build trust in Kensington.
I Belong works to help recent immigrants feel seen and heard without judgment purpose

Oct. 21, 2020 12:25 pm

I Belong works to help recent immigrants feel seen and heard without judgment

Through cross-cultural events, virtual conversation circles, and now an art contest focused on immigrant heritage, the group strives to eliminate barriers of language, lack of social capital, and isolation.
Good things happen in Philadelphia purpose

Oct. 13, 2020 8:30 am

Good things happen in Philadelphia

"This is the story of the power of intention and how the COVID-19 crisis empowered [a] partnership to provide relief to businesses in the North Broad commercial corridor," say guest columnists Jill Fink and Shalimar Thomas.
Independence Media Foundation’s Community Voices grant elevates Black and brown voices left behind during COVID-19 purpose

Aug. 24, 2020 1:53 pm

Independence Media Foundation’s Community Voices grant elevates Black and brown voices left behind during COVID-19

At the end of July, IPMF announced they awarded a total of $1.75 million to 43 projects across the greater Philadelphia area. The projects will record, document, share, and preserve underrepresented voices and narratives.
Más allá del modelo de promotoras: estos proyectos también se centran en el bienestar de los inmigrantes purpose

Aug. 10, 2020 8:00 am

Más allá del modelo de promotoras: estos proyectos también se centran en el bienestar de los inmigrantes

El Programa de Bienestar Intercultural, el Programa de Bienestar Familiar para Inmigrantes Chinos, la Iniciativa Mente, Cuerpo, Espíritu y Espacio, y la Asociación Coreana Americana del Gran Filadelfia están encontrando soluciones a los impactos de COVID-19.
Beyond the promotora model: These projects are focused on immigrant wellness in culturally distinct ways purpose

Jul. 16, 2020 11:57 am

Beyond the promotora model: These projects are focused on immigrant wellness in culturally distinct ways

The Intercultural Wellness Program, the Chinese Immigrant Family Wellness Program, The Mind, Body, Spirit, and Space Initiative, and the Korean American Association of Greater Philadelphia are finding solutions to the impacts of COVID-19 in their communities.
Promotoras: A community model with heart — and teeth purpose

Jun. 10, 2020 1:06 pm

Promotoras: A community model with heart — and teeth

The first of a five-part look at whether the distinctive Latinx immigrant community health and advocacy model will survive — or thrive — in the time of COVID-19.
The CSO for #GivingTuesday says generosity is the key to avoiding a social recession purpose

Mar. 30, 2020 9:17 am

The CSO for #GivingTuesday says generosity is the key to avoiding a social recession

The one currency we all have in deep reserve is generosity, says guest columnist Jamie McDonald.
These six organizations are improving their neighborhoods with help from Community Connectors people

Jan. 2, 2020 12:40 pm

These six organizations are improving their neighborhoods with help from Community Connectors

LISC Philadelphia’s Community Connectors Program and Institute trains residents who are employed by participating community-based organizations in North Philadelphia and West Philadelphia.

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