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Empowerment and Opportunity for All

Apr. 3, 2024 8:00 am

Empowerment and Opportunity for All

As we enter a new quarter and the first 100 days of several administrations, We'll share success stories, highlight challenges, and spark conversations about solutions that will empower all community members with resources and opportunities to succeed.
Delco Businesses Hit Snag in Quest for Equitable County Contracts

Jan. 12, 2024 4:32 pm

Delco Businesses Hit Snag in Quest for Equitable County Contracts

Disparity Study Reveals Problems and Stalled Progress
Delaware County residents face lack of transparency while workers worry about accountability

Dec. 13, 2023 9:41 am

Delaware County residents face lack of transparency while workers worry about accountability

Residents want more from Delaware County leadership
Delaware County is having a moment. Nonprofits share $2.1M in funding to provide for crucial needs funding

Jun. 14, 2021 9:58 am

Delaware County is having a moment. Nonprofits share $2.1M in funding to provide for crucial needs

"Every day, nonprofits serving our county have been on the front lines offering critical services to Delaware County residents," said Frances Sheehan of the Foundation for Delaware County.
PA county govs map out how they will use American Rescue Plan money while state dithers funding

May 26, 2021 8:34 am

PA county govs map out how they will use American Rescue Plan money while state dithers

According to experts, one of the most under-discussed aspects of ARP is that it represents "not only the largest positive fiscal jolt to state and local budgets in decades, but also the one most supportive of local discretion."
Focus on funders: The Barra Foundation funding

Mar. 29, 2021 12:44 pm

Focus on funders: The Barra Foundation

After the killing of George Floyd, the foundation took a hard look at the funds they still had and committed to supporting organizations that focused on the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and systemic racism.
In PA, getting shots into millions of arms is a logistical and equity nightmare purpose

Mar. 24, 2021 1:30 pm

In PA, getting shots into millions of arms is a logistical and equity nightmare

Montgomery, Delaware, Chester and Bucks counties — which together account for almost 25% of the state’s population — have experienced a shortage of vaccine supplies and increased demand. And those aren't the only challenges facing suburban communities of color.
Hidden figures: Jordan Casey is an advocate for some of the most vulnerable in our community people

Feb. 17, 2021 9:00 am

Hidden figures: Jordan Casey is an advocate for some of the most vulnerable in our community

Since 2016, he has been providing free civil legal services to women who are either pregnant or parenting a child under the age of two.
Where has the coronavirus relief money gone? funding

Dec. 14, 2020 3:47 pm

Where has the coronavirus relief money gone?

According to the National Governor’s Association, 7 out of 10 Coronavirus Relief Fund recipients say changing and unclear guidance from the Treasury Department has slowed the allocation process.
Shortened census count will hurt communities of color, but there is still time to be counted purpose

Sep. 1, 2020 8:49 am

Shortened census count will hurt communities of color, but there is still time to be counted

According to guest columnist Aggie Yellow Horse, the Black community is at greatest risk of a census undercount. Our Generocity infographic shows that Philadelphia, Wilmington, Camden, Norristown and Chester all lag in census completion.