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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.
Here’s the technology wiping criminal records at those new expungement clinics results

Sep. 29, 2016 8:07 am

Here’s the technology wiping criminal records at those new expungement clinics

Community Legal Services attorney Mike Hollander built the Expungement Generator in 2011 to streamline the process.
This Chester County fund is taking a stand for local women method

Sep. 7, 2016 12:44 pm

This Chester County fund is taking a stand for local women

In the Greater Philadelphia region, we need as many women-minded funding orgs as possible, and we need them to work together.
Why it’s important you know that Soneyet Muhammad is a boss people

Aug. 26, 2016 12:58 pm

Why it’s important you know that Soneyet Muhammad is a boss

The Clarifi exec's job is to help low-income families manage their money better. But it's also her job to make sure they know that she, a women of color, is in a position of power.
Saleem Chapman’s SustainPHL speech will pick you up if you’re feeling low people

Aug. 22, 2016 10:52 am

Saleem Chapman’s SustainPHL speech will pick you up if you’re feeling low

"What our path for equality demands is that we do not simply look at the way the world is and why, but that we look at the way the world should be and ask why not?"
Here’s your primer on Afrofuturism people

Aug. 18, 2016 3:08 pm

Here’s your primer on Afrofuturism

Rasheedah Phillips, a Community Legal Services managing attorney and the founder of The AfroFuturist Affair, explains why it should matter to the social impact community in her Around the Corner interview.
The Enterprise Center is creating the funding network its minority founders don’t yet have results

Jul. 11, 2016 11:15 am

The Enterprise Center is creating the funding network its minority founders don’t yet have

The West Philly-based community development corporation just graduated the first cohort of minority businesses from ScaleUp.

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