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GoFundMe seeks to help Temple University’s international teaching assistants purpose

May 13, 2020 11:12 am

GoFundMe seeks to help Temple University’s international teaching assistants

Unable to travel home thanks to COVID-19 restrictions, or take on temporary off-campus jobs due to visa restrictions, international student workers face 'total poverty,' according to the TUGSA members who started the crowdfunding effort.
Pants or no pants? Tips for virtual job interviews from home purpose

May 11, 2020 9:24 am

Pants or no pants? Tips for virtual job interviews from home

"My advice as an employment lawyer and law professor boils down to this: You are under no obligation to introduce your prospective boss into your home life through video chat," says guest columnist Elizabeth Tippett.
Opinion: Budget cuts would make us a city with no front door purpose

May 8, 2020 8:33 am

Opinion: Budget cuts would make us a city with no front door

The growth that Philadelphia has experienced in population, in jobs, in reputation, are all a result of the offices the mayor proposes to cut or eliminate, says guest columnist Deborah Diamond.
No surprise that Black Americans are bearing the brunt of coronavirus recession, says Rutgers prof purpose

May 7, 2020 2:45 pm

No surprise that Black Americans are bearing the brunt of coronavirus recession, says Rutgers prof

Guest columnist William Rodger's estimate has the Black American unemployment rate already exceeding 20%, compared to a white unemployment rate of 13%.
This nonprofit offers culturally competent meal delivery for vulnerable seniors purpose

May 6, 2020 11:51 am

This nonprofit offers culturally competent meal delivery for vulnerable seniors

Penn Asian Senior Services serves the needs of Asian American seniors impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through its new PASSi Kitchen Xpress service.
Grieving in the time of COVID-19: Resources and guidance purpose

May 5, 2020 12:23 pm

Grieving in the time of COVID-19: Resources and guidance

How do you grieve if you cannot gather with family and loved ones? How do you get through loss if the processes meant to help you are unavailable? That's the reality for many during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Updates on foundation and fund responses to COVID-19 funding

May 4, 2020 3:42 pm

Updates on foundation and fund responses to COVID-19

Includes news from Brandywine Health Foundation, Bread & Roses Community Fund, The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Philadelphia Bar Foundation, The Presser Foundation, The William Penn Foundation, and more.
While confronting the impacts of COVID-19, don’t forget that the arts can be part of the solution purpose

May 4, 2020 9:54 am

While confronting the impacts of COVID-19, don’t forget that the arts can be part of the solution

"Our elected officials and business leaders should be drawing on what could be the most potent resources available for this moment: knowledge, creativity, imagination, and analytical abilities of artists across this country," says guest columnist Jane Golden.
This Mural Arts employee turned her expiring health savings account into a way to help during COVID-19 purpose

May 1, 2020 9:18 am

This Mural Arts employee turned her expiring health savings account into a way to help during COVID-19

Amy Johnston says that taking an action like this can not only help replenish supplies at a service-providing nonprofit, but help you feel empowered during a time of crisis.
Centering women of color is key to COVID-19 response purpose

Apr. 30, 2020 12:21 pm

Centering women of color is key to COVID-19 response

The Women's Funding Collaborative offers six suggestions for philanthropic entities and policymakers.

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