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Commentary: North Philadelphia residents fight for its future, call to stop gentrification and displacement purpose

Jul. 21, 2021 12:21 pm

Commentary: North Philadelphia residents fight for its future, call to stop gentrification and displacement

Generocity contributor Marilyn Kai Jewett, herself North Philly born and raised, speaks to community members about their ongoing work to make sure the neighborhood isn't "rewritten."
Beyond Literacy: Combining nearly 90 years of history into one org purpose

Apr. 29, 2021 12:42 pm

Beyond Literacy: Combining nearly 90 years of history into one org

Two prominent adult literacy orgs announced their merger this week, creating the largest adult education agency in the city.
‘If you start to address the affordable housing issue, you will begin to address the poverty issue’ purpose

Mar. 5, 2021 10:48 am

‘If you start to address the affordable housing issue, you will begin to address the poverty issue’

The Philadelphia Coalition for Affordable Communities tackles the city’s housing crisis with its Land Justice Campaign.
Power moves: Dena Driscoll joins Public Interest Law Center people

May 13, 2019 2:27 pm

Power moves: Dena Driscoll joins Public Interest Law Center

Plus, a high-profile hire at The Barnes Foundation, and awards and honors for young professionals, journalists, business and nonprofit leaders.
Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly results

Apr. 18, 2019 10:51 am

Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly

The initiative was piloted in Philadelphia in 2015 with $11 million in support from Knight and the William Penn Foundation.
Another community garden is losing land to development purpose

Apr. 16, 2019 12:24 pm

Another community garden is losing land to development

A developer recently purchased one of César Andreu Iglesias Community Garden's parcels in Kensington for $2,500.
Power Moves: Remembrance, justice and paradigms in the spotlight people

Apr. 2, 2019 3:07 pm

Power Moves: Remembrance, justice and paradigms in the spotlight

An astonishing range of power women made their moves in March — fittingly, the month in which we stop to honor women's history and achievements.
On the Market: 10 comms + development jobs open right now in Philly social impact purpose

Jun. 29, 2017 3:30 pm

On the Market: 10 comms + development jobs open right now in Philly social impact

Check out these positions from Delaware River Waterfront Corporation, Milkcrate, Technically Media (hey, that's us!) and more.
LISC and Barra Foundation are helping build out Ken Weinstein’s Jumpstart program funding

Jan. 27, 2017 7:34 am

LISC and Barra Foundation are helping build out Ken Weinstein’s Jumpstart program

What started as the developer's bootstrapped effort to revitalize Germantown has become a scalable program other neighborhoods are coveting.
North Philly Peace Park is crowdfunding to build a school funding

Nov. 22, 2016 12:57 pm

North Philly Peace Park is crowdfunding to build a school

If the $20K comes through, the Sala Nkrumah Institute for Creative Labor will be one more step toward the park becoming what it once was before being forced to relocate.

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