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Opinion: Adult education isn’t a priority in the FY21 budget — but it should be purpose

May 20, 2020 12:03 pm

Opinion: Adult education isn’t a priority in the FY21 budget — but it should be

Even though adults are often forgotten in the talk about education programming and funding in Philadelphia, these learning communities are robust and growing, say guest columnists Amy Ballard and Bryce Bayer.
Nonprofits find a way, and now must chart a future course purpose

May 18, 2020 7:59 am

Nonprofits find a way, and now must chart a future course

"We nonprofits, in the business of creating small miracles every day, were made for this moment of crisis," says guest columnist Matt Bergheiser.
‘We came up with a 5-part educational recovery package for nonprofits. Here’s how we did it’ method

May 15, 2020 12:20 pm

‘We came up with a 5-part educational recovery package for nonprofits. Here’s how we did it’

Identifying the topics that we thought were essential to help nonprofits navigate the pandemic was not hard. Deciding what to keep out was, says guest columnist Laura Otten.
Ashamed over my mental illness, I realized drawing might help me — and others — cope purpose

May 13, 2020 12:59 pm

Ashamed over my mental illness, I realized drawing might help me — and others — cope

"Art became the way," writes guest columnist William Doan.
Opinion: Budget cuts would make us a city with no front door purpose

May 8, 2020 8:33 am

Opinion: Budget cuts would make us a city with no front door

The growth that Philadelphia has experienced in population, in jobs, in reputation, are all a result of the offices the mayor proposes to cut or eliminate, says guest columnist Deborah Diamond.
Hey, dog owners: 40% of you don’t bother to pick up your pet’s poop. That stinks, in more ways than one purpose

May 6, 2020 3:48 pm

Hey, dog owners: 40% of you don’t bother to pick up your pet’s poop. That stinks, in more ways than one

Everyone knows they're a nuisance, an eyesore, and a smelly. But worse, says guest columnist Kadafi El-Kardah, the EPA considers dog droppings a major source of water pollution in urban areas.
While confronting the impacts of COVID-19, don’t forget that the arts can be part of the solution purpose

May 4, 2020 9:54 am

While confronting the impacts of COVID-19, don’t forget that the arts can be part of the solution

"Our elected officials and business leaders should be drawing on what could be the most potent resources available for this moment: knowledge, creativity, imagination, and analytical abilities of artists across this country," says guest columnist Jane Golden.
Very good dogs don’t necessarily make very good coworkers purpose

Apr. 29, 2020 2:50 pm

Very good dogs don’t necessarily make very good coworkers

"So what do we know about how this new-found time with your dog might be affecting your productivity?" asks guest columnist Jessica Myrick.
It will take all of us working together to sustain local businesses and the ‘ballet of the good city sidewalk’ purpose

Apr. 28, 2020 7:35 am

It will take all of us working together to sustain local businesses and the ‘ballet of the good city sidewalk’

Guest columnist Matt Bergheiser explores the merchant's gift to community, past and present.
As COVID-19 deepens the digital divide, a call to move beyond simply providing access purpose

Apr. 24, 2020 10:45 am

As COVID-19 deepens the digital divide, a call to move beyond simply providing access

While accessing a computer is essential, we need digital job training to be incorporated into any workforce plan, says guest columnist Howard Pinder.

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