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As protests and unrest grip the nation, how should Philly nonprofits respond? people

Jun. 1, 2020 3:58 pm

As protests and unrest grip the nation, how should Philly nonprofits respond?

We asked nonprofit professionals and leaders across the sector, and got a good number of answers. But we'd like to hear from more of the sector's leadership.
‘Expanding Sanctuary’ is a success story. And a record of how immigrants changed policy in Philadelphia purpose

Jul. 29, 2019 12:00 pm

‘Expanding Sanctuary’ is a success story. And a record of how immigrants changed policy in Philadelphia

Filmmaker Kristal Sotomayor: "I think that this offers a different perspective on immigration ... Immigrants are not helpless. They are incredibly strong people.”
On the final day of Netroots Nation, four presidential candidates showed up purpose

Jul. 14, 2019 10:08 am

On the final day of Netroots Nation, four presidential candidates showed up

Local politicians and community activists joined four Democratic presidential candidates onstage for policy talk and shout outs about immigration, climate change and trans-inclusive reproductive justice.
Day two of Netroots Nation brings crowds to the streets and fireworks to the panels purpose

Jul. 13, 2019 11:14 am

Day two of Netroots Nation brings crowds to the streets and fireworks to the panels

Day three — today — will conclude with a Democratic Presidential Candidates Forum at the Convention Center, and two final actions at the nearby Friends Center bookending the marquee event.
Netroots Nation opened its gathering at the Convention Center yesterday. Today, it’s #NNActionJawn purpose

Jul. 12, 2019 9:28 am

Netroots Nation opened its gathering at the Convention Center yesterday. Today, it’s #NNActionJawn

On the docket: three days of trainings, panels, presentations, film screenings, and keynotes that cover everything from climate change to racial justice. Plus, a "Lights for Liberty" rally will take place today at 11 a.m.
Basecamp, iPhoneless walks and naps — These are Aarati Kasturirangan’s Work Hacks people

Mar. 10, 2017 8:48 am

Basecamp, iPhoneless walks and naps — These are Aarati Kasturirangan’s Work Hacks

Bread & Roses Community Fund's director of programs shares what motivates her about her social justice work and how she stays productive.
How 30 grassroots groups organized that 5,000-person airport protest — and what’s next method

Mar. 7, 2017 12:45 pm

How 30 grassroots groups organized that 5,000-person airport protest — and what’s next

Jewish Voice for Peace Philadelphia was one of the organizers of the Jan. 29 protest at PHL International. As the issue of the travel ban reenters mainstream discussion, we check in to find out how what we can learn from that collaboration.
Crowdfunding Spotlight: Philly Solidarity Map funding

Jan. 11, 2017 11:02 am

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Philly Solidarity Map

This week's spotlight is on a poster charting out local social movements and service providers.
Pa.’s first step toward nixing life without parole could be taken this week method

Oct. 17, 2016 11:58 am

Pa.’s first step toward nixing life without parole could be taken this week

In Pa., being sentenced to life without parole is equivalent to being sentenced to death. This Tuesday, a coalition of advocates will rally in Harrisburg to support reforms once deemed nonviable.
Moving On: Norris Square Neighborhood Project’s Amanda Morales Pratt people

Sep. 2, 2016 12:42 pm

Moving On: Norris Square Neighborhood Project’s Amanda Morales Pratt

The development and marketing manager on what funders get wrong about grassroots nonprofits, and what organizational sustainability actually looks like.

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