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Nonprofit social enterprises should partner to amplify impact method

Mar. 12, 2018 7:20 am

Nonprofit social enterprises should partner to amplify impact

Cross-promotional partnerships are an effective way to pool resources and more, writes Career Wardrobe Executive Director Sheri Cole.
Philadelphia cedes rank but remains top 10 in latest Campaign for Black Male Achievement report results

Feb. 5, 2018 8:25 am

Philadelphia cedes rank but remains top 10 in latest Campaign for Black Male Achievement report

But in the year separating the reports, the Office of Black Male Engagement also saw an administration change and shifting priorities. Here's how its leadership is working improve outcomes for Black men and boys.
At SHOOTERS, the formerly incarcerated find freedom through film purpose

Dec. 5, 2017 12:10 pm

At SHOOTERS, the formerly incarcerated find freedom through film

El Sawyer and Jon Kaufman's Media in Neighborhoods Group is teaching returning citizens digital media and entrepreneurship skills in an intensive six-week program.
Quaker City Coffee is betting that former drug dealers will make good entrepreneurs people

Sep. 28, 2017 12:08 pm

Quaker City Coffee is betting that former drug dealers will make good entrepreneurs

Christian Dennis is both, which is why he cofounded the company with Federal Donuts' Bobby Logue in 2015: "Just because a guy got a record doesn't mean he can't be acclimated back into the community."
The future of workforce development in the healthcare industry is — apprenticeships? purpose

Jun. 27, 2017 10:30 am

The future of workforce development in the healthcare industry is — apprenticeships?

District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund's Cheryl Feldman makes the case that health and human services employers should implement training programs.
Nationalities Service Center is partnering with local tech companies to find refugees jobs method

Jun. 22, 2017 1:14 pm

Nationalities Service Center is partnering with local tech companies to find refugees jobs

Ecommerce company WebLinc has already taken on two NSC clients as paid interns. The next challenge will be expanding the program to other sectors.
How Philly is revitalizing a widely unused tax credit program for hiring returning citizens results

Jun. 22, 2017 11:37 am

How Philly is revitalizing a widely unused tax credit program for hiring returning citizens

The Fair Chance Hiring Initiative, starting July 1, is meant to replace a program that was created to encourage businesses to hire Philadelphians returning from prison.
Recruiting startup JaneHires is moving into the impact space method

Feb. 17, 2017 9:06 am

Recruiting startup JaneHires is moving into the impact space

Aside from working with Back on My Feet, Wash Cycle Laundry and other local mission-driven employers, the startup is helping companies hone in on fair chance hiring practices.
These are the daily challenges local refugee families are working to overcome people

Feb. 15, 2017 12:49 pm

These are the daily challenges local refugee families are working to overcome

Employment, housing and education are immediate barriers for refugee families, not to mention language and adapting to American cultural norms.
This young lawyer is expunging records and fighting wage theft in Kensington people

Feb. 14, 2017 4:13 pm

This young lawyer is expunging records and fighting wage theft in Kensington

Seth Lyons is a Community Legal Services fellow providing employment-related services at Congreso de Latinos Unidos.

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