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Keyspots and entrepreneurship to get boost from new City programs purpose

Jan. 14, 2021 3:29 pm

Keyspots and entrepreneurship to get boost from new City programs

Verizon is partnering with the City of Philadelphia for the initiatives that will focus on enhancing digital resources via its public-access computer centers, as well as funding for founders.
Brandon Washington is fundraising for a collaborative workspace at 19th and Washington people

Dec. 16, 2020 10:10 am

Brandon Washington is fundraising for a collaborative workspace at 19th and Washington

The South Philly native wants to build 1901, a community hub that will offer high-speed internet, computers and tech education.
Racial disparities in telemedicine: A research roundup purpose

Dec. 2, 2020 1:56 pm

Racial disparities in telemedicine: A research roundup

Despite evidence of lower rates of telemedicine use among people of color, some research suggests that seeing patients in a standardized way on a screen might reduce providers’ biases and the resulting disparities in health care.
Government and nonprofit leaders explore routes from job to career purpose

Nov. 4, 2020 3:28 pm

Government and nonprofit leaders explore routes from job to career

In addition to working towards racial equity during the economic recovery, the employment and career panel offered solutions for leaders to better understand their mission and the people they assist.
APM pivots to virtual early education in response to COVID-19 purpose

Oct. 20, 2020 8:59 am

APM pivots to virtual early education in response to COVID-19

In its October 14 program, APM focused on the importance of early education in a virtual space, but the organization has been focused on that important first step of community building IRL for nearly 50 years.
Tech repair pop-ups increase access for students, jobseekers and business owners in West Philly purpose

Oct. 14, 2020 11:36 am

Tech repair pop-ups increase access for students, jobseekers and business owners in West Philly

They are part of West Philadelphia Corridor Collaborative's effort to rebuild the commercial corridors impacted by the pandemic and damaged during this summer's protests.
First day of school assignment: Help all students #LogOnPHL purpose

Sep. 2, 2020 6:33 am

First day of school assignment: Help all students #LogOnPHL

Philadelphia’s business community, nonprofits, and charitable foundations worked with the City and School District of Philadelphia to create and provide access to a new platform for students to learn remotely.
Can telehealth work in Southwest Philadelphia? purpose

Aug. 26, 2020 1:02 pm

Can telehealth work in Southwest Philadelphia?

The answer is yes, but not without challenges. African immigrants in the Paschall-Kingsessing neighborhood are doing it all via their mobile phone screens.
As COVID-19 deepens the digital divide, a call to move beyond simply providing access purpose

Apr. 24, 2020 10:45 am

As COVID-19 deepens the digital divide, a call to move beyond simply providing access

While accessing a computer is essential, we need digital job training to be incorporated into any workforce plan, says guest columnist Howard Pinder.
How Hopeworks is supporting Camden youth during the coronavirus pandemic purpose

Mar. 20, 2020 9:45 am

How Hopeworks is supporting Camden youth during the coronavirus pandemic

The tech education nonprofit gave out nearly 50 laptops so its youth can work from home and continue to support themselves.

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