Oct. 19, 2021 10:20 am
Who follows mask guidelines but is still unvaccinated? A new COVID-19 survey explores the answers
A large national survey explores the characteristics of U.S. adults who wear masks but remain unvaccinated and those who are vaccinated but don't wear masks.
Oct. 6, 2021 11:32 am
Digital access is foundational. What are local orgs doing to improve it?
Last week we asked our community — via our daily newsletter — to tell us what they and/or their organizations are doing to help improve digital access in the region. Here are their responses.
Sep. 22, 2021 9:35 am
Nurses are leaving the profession. Health care leaders need to address the reasons
The long-term solution to the nursing shortage calls for systematic changes that value nurses and offer them a safe place to work, says guest columnist Rayna Latourneau.
Sep. 20, 2021 3:40 pm
Opinion: We have a duty to protect our children from spikes in RSV cases
Philadelphia's Department of Health recently called attention to the drastic increase in RSV cases in Philadelphia this summer, says guest columnist Melissa Page.
Sep. 15, 2021 3:16 pm
Research suggests teachers and school staff play a central role in COVID-19 outbreaks on campus
School employees may be more likely to transmit the virus to coworkers than students, research suggests. Meanwhile, many teachers are at risk for severe illness if infected.
Sep. 8, 2021 9:45 am
Nonprofit AF: It’s time for nonprofits and foundations to implement vaccine mandates
"Our sector operates on the belief that we are stronger as a community. As a community, we owe it to ourselves to protect our clients’ and one another’s health and well-being," says Nonprofit AF's Vu Le.
Sep. 7, 2021 1:46 pm
Pandemic hardship is about to get a lot worse for millions of out-of-work Americans
Nearly a third of those currently unemployed come from three sectors of the economy: health care and social assistance; accommodation and food services; and retail trade.
Aug. 30, 2021 1:00 pm
How the pandemic response has failed young people: Unemployment, caregiving and education
"For young people like myself, we did not have a safety net, we were the safety net," says Madison Nardy, a member the Youth Action Board of Community Legal Services, and a coauthor of its recently released report.
Aug. 27, 2021 8:38 am
How the pandemic response has failed young people: Student debt
"I graduated into a pandemic saddled with debt," says Alexi Chacon, a member the Youth Action Board of Community Legal Services, and a coauthor of its recently released report.
Aug. 26, 2021 2:31 pm
How the pandemic response has failed young people: Housing insecurity
"It doesn’t make sense that securing a home takes this much suffering," says Deja Morgan, a member the Youth Action Board of Community Legal Services, and a coauthor of its recently released report.