COVID-19

New report calls for youth-centric approaches to policy purpose

Aug. 25, 2021 1:52 pm

New report calls for youth-centric approaches to policy

"How the Pandemic Response Has Failed Young People and What We Need to Thrive" was co-written and researched by three members of the Youth Action Board of Community Legal Services.
Kids wrestled with depression, eating disorders and other mental health issues amid the pandemic, research finds purpose

Aug. 18, 2021 3:04 pm

Kids wrestled with depression, eating disorders and other mental health issues amid the pandemic, research finds

Recent studies examining COVID-19's impact on mental health also find differences among groups of students such as high school athletes.
Schools can reopen safely — an epidemiologist describes what works and what’s not worth the effort purpose

Aug. 17, 2021 9:28 am

Schools can reopen safely — an epidemiologist describes what works and what’s not worth the effort

Vaccines and masking work well for preventing COVID-19 outbreaks in schools, but temperature checks are probably not worth the effort, says guest columnist Brandon Guthrie.
Generocity releases report with key findings from a year of crisis, reckoning and disruption results

Aug. 16, 2021 1:52 pm

Generocity releases report with key findings from a year of crisis, reckoning and disruption

Drawn from 18 months of reporting, hundreds of interviews and quarterly surveying, "Until Next Time" assesses efforts to work toward a more just recovery in the Philadelphia area.
Opinion: We can’t let learning loss worsened by COVID deepen opportunity gaps for Philly students purpose

Aug. 4, 2021 12:40 pm

Opinion: We can’t let learning loss worsened by COVID deepen opportunity gaps for Philly students

After a year out of classrooms and away from the traditional school environment, students need a chance to recover both academically and emotionally, says guest columnist Kathy Jacoby.
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.
   
       
       

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