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As nonprofits using the promotora model pivot due to COVID-19, so do their funders purpose

9 hours ago

As nonprofits using the promotora model pivot due to COVID-19, so do their funders

“We want to support these organizations’ financial needs as they take on new approaches to their general operations,” the Douty Foundation's Jennifer Leith told Generocity contributor Lynette Hazelton.
This is the view from within the encampment on the Parkway purpose

Jul. 10, 2020 1:42 pm

This is the view from within the encampment on the Parkway

The City announced this morning it will disband the autonomous tent city by next Friday. But Brandon Dorfman takes us inside, to meet organizers and the people experiencing homelessness who called it home.
Estos promotores luchan por la justicia para sus comunidades, incluso durante la pandemia purpose

Jul. 10, 2020 9:14 am

Estos promotores luchan por la justicia para sus comunidades, incluso durante la pandemia

Los "Promotores de Justicia" del Nuevo Movimiento Santuario evalúan las necesidades y tienden al bienestar de sus comunidades a través de Zoom desde el inicio.
Uprising in Philadelphia: A to-do list for the next six months purpose

Jul. 9, 2020 8:58 am

Uprising in Philadelphia: A to-do list for the next six months

18 of Philadelphia's best and brightest tell us what they think needs to happen next — individually and collectively — to address the longstanding structural inequities in the city.
Generocity.org is launching a year-long reporting project on a ‘more just recovery’ purpose

Jul. 8, 2020 12:00 pm

Generocity.org is launching a year-long reporting project on a ‘more just recovery’

Called TRACE and supported by a consortium of regional foundations, the goal is to track and inform how the Philadelphia region responds to a pandemic, economic crisis and structural racism.
Masks are a barrier to contagion, but can also be a new barrier for immigrants purpose

Jul. 7, 2020 7:30 am

Masks are a barrier to contagion, but can also be a new barrier for immigrants

Masks are necessary for the safe reopening of the city, but they can add a layer of difficulty for those who speak English with an accent, says guest columnist Ben Goebel.
On July 4th: An investigation of interdependence purpose

Jul. 3, 2020 9:00 am

On July 4th: An investigation of interdependence

"We are interdependent with our histories, and the violences and exclusions crisscross the country and manifest in specific ways in every community, including the Philadelphia area," says guest columnist Eric Hartman.
Opinion: Costs of the pandemic to local, state governments must be covered by the federal government purpose

Jul. 2, 2020 10:00 am

Opinion: Costs of the pandemic to local, state governments must be covered by the federal government

Unless the federal government provides funding to make up the losses, there will be a catastrophic retreat from progress, says guest columnist Robert Brand.
When working for justice, the promotora model builds power in communities even during a pandemic purpose

Jul. 1, 2020 1:19 pm

When working for justice, the promotora model builds power in communities even during a pandemic

New Sanctuary Movement’s “Promotores de Justicia” assess needs and tend to the wellbeing of their communities via Zoom since COVID-19.
Feeling anxious? You are not alone purpose

Jun. 30, 2020 7:54 am

Feeling anxious? You are not alone

With the pandemic still happening and many people learning how to cope with unknowns and a new daily routine, columnist Valerie Johnson says she's seeing a lot of folks whose anxiety is flaring up.

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