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How well did philanthropy respond to COVID? purpose

Jul. 15, 2021 3:42 pm

How well did philanthropy respond to COVID?

“What we have done well is to recognize that our practices and policies could be disrupted to be more responsive." says Vanessa Briggs of the Brandywine Health Foundation.
These pandemic dating trends are here to stay purpose

Jul. 9, 2021 10:04 am

These pandemic dating trends are here to stay

It got harder to get love-bombed, but houseplanting was a scourge. Guest columnist Danielle Selber shares her new dating lexicon.
A conversation about lessons learned from reporting on a year of COVID crisis and recovery purpose

Jul. 8, 2021 10:45 am

A conversation about lessons learned from reporting on a year of COVID crisis and recovery

In one of the final articles in Generocity's yearlong TRACE project, reporter Lynette Hazelton and editor Sabrina Vourvoulias talk about what stood out, what made them optimistic, and the challenges ahead.
New unemployment system issues? Philadelphia Legal Assistance offers help purpose

Jul. 7, 2021 9:00 am

New unemployment system issues? Philadelphia Legal Assistance offers help

The state replaced a more than 40-year-old unemployment filing system last month. The new one enables weekly filing, along with other upgrades, and there are resources available to help you learn how to navigate it.
Life after COVID: How can people be so lonely yet so nervous about refilling their social calendars? purpose

Jun. 28, 2021 2:15 pm

Life after COVID: How can people be so lonely yet so nervous about refilling their social calendars?

Neuroscience can offer insights into how social isolation and resocialization affect the brain, says guest columnist Kareem Clark.
PA data: Opioid overdoses spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic purpose

Jun. 24, 2021 9:00 am

PA data: Opioid overdoses spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic

There was a modest national decline in overdose mortality from prescription opioids from 2017 to 2019, but the COVID-19 pandemic has upended many of these advances, say researchers from Penn State.
New research: Disparities in respiratory health have persisted or widened in the U.S. in the last 60 years results

Jun. 22, 2021 11:00 am

New research: Disparities in respiratory health have persisted or widened in the U.S. in the last 60 years

In addition to delving into a new study, Journalist Resource's Naseem Miller looks at a body of research that links respiratory health to socioeconomic status, race and ethnicity, and where people live.
Bridging the digital divide: An equity saga purpose

Jun. 17, 2021 8:30 am

Bridging the digital divide: An equity saga

With the uptake of vaccinations and the drop in COVID cases and fatalities, the question is —will the urgency that forced the digital divide higher on the city’s priority list ultimately dissipate?
Delaware County is having a moment. Nonprofits share $2.1M in funding to provide for crucial needs funding

Jun. 14, 2021 9:58 am

Delaware County is having a moment. Nonprofits share $2.1M in funding to provide for crucial needs

"Every day, nonprofits serving our county have been on the front lines offering critical services to Delaware County residents," said Frances Sheehan of the Foundation for Delaware County.
The new normal means centering mental health to recover purpose

Jun. 8, 2021 3:17 pm

The new normal means centering mental health to recover

It is common for the populace to suffer deteriorating mental health — as evidenced by an uptick in such indicators as substance use, domestic violence, and suicide attempts — long after the actual disaster.

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