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‘Germantown Neighbors’ share personal stories and reflect on gentrification purpose

Sep. 3, 2021 1:17 pm

‘Germantown Neighbors’ share personal stories and reflect on gentrification

In this portrait project, photojournalist Hannah Yoon documents her neighborhood’s history.
Neighborhoods in North Philly focus on violence — causes and solutions  purpose

Aug. 31, 2021 10:45 am

Neighborhoods in North Philly focus on violence — causes and solutions 

At a recent rally at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center, community members from the 32nd, 47th and 16th Wards outlined the initiatives they believe will stop the violence and improve the quality of life in their communities.
Why we’re closing our company Slack and launching a Generocity channel purpose

Jul. 26, 2021 1:39 pm

Why we’re closing our company Slack and launching a Generocity channel

Technical.ly will bring our internal staff communications to our public Slack community for tech workers, founders and HR pros from across the globe — and for philanthropists and nonprofit pros via a dedicated #generocity channel. Join us!
If Jeff Bezos gave you $100M to help grow a nonprofit, which would you choose? purpose

Jul. 22, 2021 12:11 pm

If Jeff Bezos gave you $100M to help grow a nonprofit, which would you choose?

When we posed that question via our newsletter yesterday, four community members immediately responded — three of them spotlighting deserving organizational recipients, and one of them with a plan that would make the lives Philadelphians a lot healthier.
NKCDC’s Nourish brings meal kit delivery service to a community that otherwise may not have access to it purpose

Jun. 28, 2021 11:03 am

NKCDC’s Nourish brings meal kit delivery service to a community that otherwise may not have access to it

Nourish grew out of Sunday Suppers’ need to pivot in response to the pandemic, where holding in-person, weekly family meals was no longer viable.
Residents will explore ‘Places of Power’ in Norris Square purpose

Jun. 1, 2021 10:53 am

Residents will explore ‘Places of Power’ in Norris Square

What if 360 camera technology, augmented and virtual reality — which were developed for commercial use — could be a platform for community storytelling? That's what filmmaker Anula Shetty and members of Norris Square's community gardens are documenting.
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.
Awesome Foundation Philly: A peek into our selection process funding

Nov. 11, 2020 2:00 pm

Awesome Foundation Philly: A peek into our selection process

"We believe no-strings-attached microgrants fill a unique gap for creative and community projects," says guest columnist Michelle Lee.
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.
Beyond the slogan: Putting Black Lives Matter into practice in philanthropy purpose

Aug. 11, 2020 9:29 am

Beyond the slogan: Putting Black Lives Matter into practice in philanthropy

Philanthropy has the ability to repair and evolve itself, but only in relationship with communities, say guest columnists Cheryl Thompson-Morton, Roxann Stafford and Nuala Cabral.

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