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The Barnes Foundation is piloting some wearable tech this month purpose

Nov. 3, 2016 3:20 pm

The Barnes Foundation is piloting some wearable tech this month

Enhance your visit with complementary digital content. Barnes will experiment with Apple Watches this month, thanks to funding from the Barra Foundation.
Social workers are taking improv classes to learn how to think on their feet method

Oct. 24, 2016 3:45 pm

Social workers are taking improv classes to learn how to think on their feet

Improv comedy: It's not just for your annoying theatre friends anymore.
It’s go-time for Philly barbershops boosting the Black vote purpose

Oct. 17, 2016 7:23 am

It’s go-time for Philly barbershops boosting the Black vote

Duerward “DJ Woody Wood” Beale's civic engagement project won a $250,000 Knight News Challenge grant last year. With the presidential election a mere three weeks away, the pressure is on.
Why ethical redevelopment is just an idea — for now method

Oct. 7, 2016 12:41 pm

Why ethical redevelopment is just an idea — for now

The real challenge is figuring out how it can actually work in historically marginalized urban communities.
This Philadelphian has an art project that’s helping refugee children in Lebanon get an education purpose

Sep. 20, 2016 12:58 pm

This Philadelphian has an art project that’s helping refugee children in Lebanon get an education

By expressing themselves with photography, art and writing. It's called We Grow Where We Are, founded by Philadelphia resident Greg Shaheen.
Why Rasheedah Phillips wants Temple University to collaborate on Community Futures Lab purpose

Sep. 14, 2016 8:39 am

Why Rasheedah Phillips wants Temple University to collaborate on Community Futures Lab

The sci-fi author and housing attorney wants to see support from her alma mater as her art collective attempts to heal and preserve an adjacent community.
Global Philadelphia Association just launched a post-World Heritage City designation strategic plan results

Sep. 13, 2016 2:32 pm

Global Philadelphia Association just launched a post-World Heritage City designation strategic plan

The plan outlines objectives for capitalizing on the international recognition.
Betcha don’t know these Philly rappers for their social impact people

Aug. 30, 2016 12:58 pm

Betcha don’t know these Philly rappers for their social impact

Philly artists Black Thought, Meek Mill and Freeway have three different approaches to hometown philanthropy.
How Derrick Ford’s singing competition is helping people in recovery become symbols of hope purpose

Aug. 29, 2016 10:12 am

How Derrick Ford’s singing competition is helping people in recovery become symbols of hope

Recovery Idol just ended its sixth year with a performance at the Dell.
Kensington youth interviewed homeless individuals and then made some art about it results

Aug. 8, 2016 8:40 am

Kensington youth interviewed homeless individuals and then made some art about it

"I think it's crazy what they've gone through," said one participant. "Someone should do something about homelessness."

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