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Black-led BanksGiving and Empify are focused on changing financial futures purpose

Apr. 12, 2021 12:41 pm

Black-led BanksGiving and Empify are focused on changing financial futures

Chris Banks and Ashley Fox talk to Generocity contributor Lisa Bryant about their financial education efforts in Philly. Not only what people need to learn, but what they need to unlearn.
One year of COVID-19 purpose

Mar. 11, 2021 3:48 pm

One year of COVID-19

We've been through a lot in the past year, but looking through Generocity's COVID coverage from March 2020 to March 2021, I was surprised by what has been normalized, and how much has changed.
Does the local nonprofit sector have the collective agency to make change and move us toward just recovery? purpose

Feb. 22, 2021 2:09 pm

Does the local nonprofit sector have the collective agency to make change and move us toward just recovery?

“It is hard to find balance between doing the work and finding the energy and resources to argue at City Hall," says Farrah Parkes of Gender Justice Fund.
How are we doing? Philly might want to hide its latest ‘just recovery’ report card purpose

Feb. 17, 2021 12:22 pm

How are we doing? Philly might want to hide its latest ‘just recovery’ report card

The leaders who responded to our second TRACE self-assessment in December/January offered almost uniformly terrible ratings in response to questions about public health, community engagement and economic resiliency.
Six months into its push to end systemic racism, City gives itself good grade purpose

Feb. 12, 2021 1:15 pm

Six months into its push to end systemic racism, City gives itself good grade

Still, its Reform, Transformation, and Reconciliation process is less truth and reconciliation — a grassroots-driven process designed to help community members come to terms with past violence and increase awareness of trauma — and more think-tank.
Philly Forward Forum features speakers who aim to disrupt poverty, dismantle racism and kickstart upward mobility purpose

Dec. 14, 2020 11:41 am

Philly Forward Forum features speakers who aim to disrupt poverty, dismantle racism and kickstart upward mobility

The Dec. 17 virtual event will convene leaders to explore opportunities for impactful investment in our city.
11 million older Americans struggle to make ends meet. It’s worst for older people of color purpose

Nov. 18, 2020 7:00 am

11 million older Americans struggle to make ends meet. It’s worst for older people of color

"The scale of the economic insecurity we’ve measured among older adults of color shows how critical government support can be to people living near the financial edge," says guest columnist Jan Mutchler.
ADVANCE 2020 brings together nonprofit leaders to tackle the region’s most significant crises purpose

Nov. 16, 2020 12:30 pm

ADVANCE 2020 brings together nonprofit leaders to tackle the region’s most significant crises

Session hosts such as GreenLight Fund’s Omar Woodard, Knight Foundation’s Alberto Ibargüen, and Think & Grow Farms' Jamie Bracey-Green challenged conventional wisdom.
It ain’t over til it’s over purpose

Nov. 4, 2020 7:56 am

It ain’t over til it’s over

For nonprofit leaders, the still-to-be-determined outcome of the election doesn't change the need to work for justice, access and equity.
UPenn faculty calls on board of trustees to reverse their position on PILOTs at meeting tomorrow purpose

Sep. 23, 2020 11:53 am

UPenn faculty calls on board of trustees to reverse their position on PILOTs at meeting tomorrow

More than 1,000 faculty and staff members are urging Penn to pay 40% of what it would owe in property taxes to the Philadelphia public schools as a matter of social, economic and racial justice.

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