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Recalibration of power: Building an equitable tech pipeline in Philly purpose

May 7, 2021 11:05 am

Recalibration of power: Building an equitable tech pipeline in Philly

The first Philly cohort of Resilient Coders graduates in May, and two of its soon-to-be-grads share the apps they built with a focus on bettering society.
How is your community better or worse than it was in February 2020? purpose

Apr. 30, 2021 12:15 pm

How is your community better or worse than it was in February 2020?

After a year of massive societal shifts and challenges, we asked readers how they think their workplaces, industries and neighborhoods have fared. Here's what they said.
What does education have to do with action — in the face of the climate crisis? purpose

Apr. 7, 2021 3:27 pm

What does education have to do with action — in the face of the climate crisis?

Local universities and schools offer open access teaching resources and frameworks for environmental sustainability and resilience, says columnist Eric Hartman.
People take better care of public places when they feel like they have a stake in them purpose

Jan. 28, 2021 9:12 am

People take better care of public places when they feel like they have a stake in them

Guest columnist Suzanne Shu writes about effective ways to motivate and nudge people to care for public places.
Nonprofits, we need to move away from the hierarchical decision-making model purpose

Jan. 14, 2021 10:06 am

Nonprofits, we need to move away from the hierarchical decision-making model

Guest columnist Sam Chenkin offers four ideas of how to share power with the people you serve.
During COVID-19, underserved communities in Philly rely on tech to connect purpose

Sep. 21, 2020 12:45 pm

During COVID-19, underserved communities in Philly rely on tech to connect

In and around the Hunting Park neighborhood, Latinx nonprofits use tech to build community and to keep people engaged.
‘An Act of Thanks,’ North Philly community celebrates a win against gentrification purpose

Sep. 8, 2020 9:15 am

‘An Act of Thanks,’ North Philly community celebrates a win against gentrification

Kensington’s Cesar Andreu Iglesias Community Garden hosted an event on Saturday, bringing together neighbors and organizations to speak out against a housing development planned for the neighborhood.
Promotoras: un modelo comunitario que tiene garra — y corazón purpose

Jun. 11, 2020 10:53 am

Promotoras: un modelo comunitario que tiene garra — y corazón

El primero de una serie de cinco artículos que analizan si este distintivo modelo de salud y defensa de la comunidad de inmigrantes latinos sobrevivirá o prevalecerá en el tiempo de COVID-19.
Want to virtually enlist and engage your nonprofit’s stakeholders? This is how purpose

Apr. 10, 2020 12:19 pm

Want to virtually enlist and engage your nonprofit’s stakeholders? This is how

Nonprofits arguably have the greatest need to keep their employees and their constituencies connected at this time, says Morgan Berman, founder and CEO of MilkCrate.
Resource list: Neighbors helping neighbors in the time of COVID-19 purpose

Apr. 6, 2020 10:37 am

Resource list: Neighbors helping neighbors in the time of COVID-19

The number of mutual aid groups that have sprouted up in Philadelphia since COVID-19 just goes to show that the city's heart is in its neighborhoods and communities.

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