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NKCDC is incorporating trauma-informed practices into its community development work method

Jan. 29, 2019 2:13 pm

NKCDC is incorporating trauma-informed practices into its community development work

A two-year training project supported by the Kresge Foundation will help the Kensington nonprofit improve its housing counseling, economic development and community engagement services.
A community-supported fatality review might reduce overdose deaths in Philadelphia results

Jan. 28, 2019 12:52 pm

A community-supported fatality review might reduce overdose deaths in Philadelphia

"I strongly believe that the solutions are not going to be found in City Hall or in buildings downtown, but that they're going to be found by city officials working with community stakeholders and the people closest to the problem," said one advocate.
Why this Temple journalism class is launching a newsroom in Kensington purpose

Nov. 28, 2018 2:41 pm

Why this Temple journalism class is launching a newsroom in Kensington

"Journalism has the ability to divide and dehumanize or to uplift and empower": Kensington Voice will launch in January with stories by both student and community media makers.
On the Table Philly is back Nov. 8 and this time there’s money up for grabs funding

Oct. 18, 2018 9:04 am

On the Table Philly is back Nov. 8 and this time there’s money up for grabs

Or money on the table, if you will. The event aims to get citizens talking with each other about proposed fixes to community problems over a meal.
5 community engagement lessons from the completed Philadelphia2035 plan results

Oct. 15, 2018 7:21 am

5 community engagement lessons from the completed Philadelphia2035 plan

Philadelphia City Planning Commission's director of community planning, Laura Spina, on how the comprehensive plan for the city’s development was formed over eight years and more than 100 public meetings.
Free Library of Philadelphia wants to make this clear: ‘We’re here to serve you’ purpose

Oct. 10, 2018 11:55 am

Free Library of Philadelphia wants to make this clear: ‘We’re here to serve you’

A three-year community engagement grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services will train staffers of all levels to better serve the neighborhoods where its 54 branches are based.
Al-Bustan is growing a pocket park on 40th Street with the help of a diverse community method

Sep. 19, 2018 12:45 pm

Al-Bustan is growing a pocket park on 40th Street with the help of a diverse community

The Arab arts and culture nonprofit is leading the development of a lot between Ludlow and Chestnut streets to create an inviting space for anyone and everyone via public events, cultural programming and art making.
Nonprofits, here’s how to up your social media game method

Jun. 2, 2017 8:46 am

Nonprofits, here’s how to up your social media game

The message matters only slightly more than the medium and virtual reality is the future.
Here’s why and how your nonprofit should use video to tell stories method

May 31, 2017 4:15 pm

Here’s why and how your nonprofit should use video to tell stories

The dos and don'ts of livestreaming and other techniques from three multimedia experts.
Community engagement could end up being Rebuild’s most important outcome method

May 22, 2017 12:23 pm

Community engagement could end up being Rebuild’s most important outcome

The $500M initiative under the Kenney administration to improve the city’s civic assets has an expansive, if not a bit hazy, plan to engage the community during the process.

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