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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.
Reducing racial wealth inequality and preserving beacons of hope through employee ownership purpose

May 27, 2021 1:37 pm

Reducing racial wealth inequality and preserving beacons of hope through employee ownership

Guest columnist Sean Tamba-Matthew outlines actions that can drive increased employee ownership for workers of color in Philadelphia and successful ownership transitions for the city’s minority-owned businesses.
City says it’s making progress on protest-driven policy changes purpose

Nov. 6, 2020 2:30 pm

City says it’s making progress on protest-driven policy changes

After 11 meetings, the City's "Pathways to Reform, Transformation and Reconciliation" steering committee has released its first progress report in its four areas of concern.
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.
No surprise that Black Americans are bearing the brunt of coronavirus recession, says Rutgers prof purpose

May 7, 2020 2:45 pm

No surprise that Black Americans are bearing the brunt of coronavirus recession, says Rutgers prof

Guest columnist William Rodger's estimate has the Black American unemployment rate already exceeding 20%, compared to a white unemployment rate of 13%.
Seizing an opportunity for success in growing small businesses purpose

Dec. 27, 2019 8:30 am

Seizing an opportunity for success in growing small businesses

Regulatory adjustments could accelerate the creation of OZ funds that would attract capital to high-impact ventures in distressed places, says Margaret Berger Bradley in this guest post from ImpactPHL Perspectives.
Systems blocking people from self-sufficiency purpose

Oct. 14, 2019 8:00 am

Systems blocking people from self-sufficiency

The reality of losing public benefits due to achieving economically is frightening, but it is possible to navigate with preparation, says guest columnist David Griffith of Episcopal Community Services.
Wharton Social Impact Initiative tackles the post-Recession bank stereotype purpose

Jan. 5, 2017 10:07 am

Wharton Social Impact Initiative tackles the post-Recession bank stereotype

Believe it or not, triple-bottom-line banking is a thing. Beneficial State Bank founder Kat Taylor sat down with WSII VP Katherine Klein to talk about it.
5 stories we fawned over in 2016 results

Dec. 29, 2016 12:14 pm

5 stories we fawned over in 2016

The stories we're most proud of from the past year.
Explore unemployment rates in Philly neighborhoods using this tool method

Oct. 13, 2016 12:51 pm

Explore unemployment rates in Philly neighborhoods using this tool

It's currently in beta, but National Equity Atlas' new map allows users to compare unemployment rates in neighborhoods across the country by race and ethnicity.

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