Jan. 13, 2021 9:00 am
When people who receive benefits increase earned income as well, they often face a "benefits cliff," where the benefits taper off before sustainable economic self-sufficiency and growth can occur.
Jan. 11, 2021 11:09 am
“We need to develop systems to ensure warm and effective connectivity between the free tax prep and the comprehensive set of public benefits, subsidies, supports, and resources," says Will Gonzalez, executive director of Ceiba.
Dec. 15, 2020 1:12 pm
Generocity contributor Erin Flynn Jay writes about how service providers in South Philly — who relied on walk-in traffic pre-COVID — have had to retool and strengthen partnerships to keep reaching community members in need.
Dec. 8, 2020 9:57 am
Generocity contributor Brandon Dorfman looks at some the root causes of poverty in Kensington, and at the limitations of, and challenges to, poverty alleviation efforts that have been deployed in the neighborhood in the past.
Dec. 1, 2020 4:11 pm
Generocity contributor Brandon Dorfman takes a deep dive into how poverty manifests in Philadelphia, and the unprecedented coalition that has committed to lift 100,000 Philadelphians out of it in the next five years.