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Are America’s schools safe for Asian Americans? purpose

10 hours ago

Are America’s schools safe for Asian Americans?

The rise in anti-Asian hate crimes during the pandemic has prompted many Asian American parents to enroll their children in remote learning out of concern for their child’s safety at school.
People of color are most burdened by debt and collection judgments issued by ‘weaponized’ courts purpose

Apr. 15, 2021 10:12 am

People of color are most burdened by debt and collection judgments issued by ‘weaponized’ courts

A report released this March by the Reinvestment Fund and Community Legal Services indicates that seven out of 10 debt collection defendants in Philadelphia live in census tracts where over 35% of the households are cost burdened. 
The School District of Philadelphia has a new COVID-19 dashboard to track cases in schools purpose

Apr. 13, 2021 1:00 pm

The School District of Philadelphia has a new COVID-19 dashboard to track cases in schools

The district reports that it has stayed below a positivity rate of 1% since it began hybrid in-person and remote learning this year.
View from the economic top purpose

Apr. 8, 2021 12:42 pm

View from the economic top

For Philadelphia's upper middle class, the COVID-19 economic crisis barely hurt and has, the experts contend, essentially ended.
In a changing city, Germantown still has men who care purpose

Apr. 7, 2021 8:25 am

In a changing city, Germantown still has men who care

Men Who Care began life as a neighborhood cleanup initiative in 2011. Now the group facilitates anti-violence programs, runs virtual learning pods for students during COVID, and holds a weekly food pantry, among many other initiatives.
Aligning policy and practice through local grantmaking efforts funding

Mar. 25, 2021 12:00 pm

Aligning policy and practice through local grantmaking efforts

The Scattergood Foundation will award four $20,000 grants to grassroots orgs as part of its new grant program, Policy Meets Practice: Think Bigger Do Good Support Local.
In PA, getting shots into millions of arms is a logistical and equity nightmare purpose

Mar. 24, 2021 1:30 pm

In PA, getting shots into millions of arms is a logistical and equity nightmare

Montgomery, Delaware, Chester and Bucks counties — which together account for almost 25% of the state’s population — have experienced a shortage of vaccine supplies and increased demand. And those aren't the only challenges facing suburban communities of color.
Beyond the pivot: Which organizations have used COVID as an accelerant for transformation? purpose

Mar. 22, 2021 1:09 pm

Beyond the pivot: Which organizations have used COVID as an accelerant for transformation?

It is important to acknowledge that not all the changes the virus wrought have been bad ones. We ask Generocity's community to help us identify the nonprofits that have cultivated positive change.
Anti-Asian hate: Silence is not an option and allyship needs to be more than a hashtag purpose

Mar. 18, 2021 8:31 am

Anti-Asian hate: Silence is not an option and allyship needs to be more than a hashtag

Guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins implores her fellow educators to create spaces for students to speak about what happened in Atlanta and to empower them to dismantle inequities and oppression.
What does the new stimulus bill mean for unemployed Pennsylvanians? purpose

Mar. 12, 2021 11:00 am

What does the new stimulus bill mean for unemployed Pennsylvanians?

Philadelphia Legal Assistance's Julia Simon-Mishel says the $300 supplement is essential to providing workers with stability as they wait for the economy to rebound and for jobs to return.

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