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Kinship care: Proactively addressing systemic racism in child welfare purpose

Sep. 3, 2020 7:05 am

Kinship care: Proactively addressing systemic racism in child welfare

"The unique needs of kinship caregivers require treatment that differs from that of general foster parents to support success and prevent disruption," says guest columnist Karissa Phelps.
First day of school assignment: Help all students #LogOnPHL purpose

Sep. 2, 2020 6:33 am

First day of school assignment: Help all students #LogOnPHL

Philadelphia’s business community, nonprofits, and charitable foundations worked with the City and School District of Philadelphia to create and provide access to a new platform for students to learn remotely.
Shortened census count will hurt communities of color, but there is still time to be counted purpose

Sep. 1, 2020 8:49 am

Shortened census count will hurt communities of color, but there is still time to be counted

According to guest columnist Aggie Yellow Horse, the Black community is at greatest risk of a census undercount. Our Generocity infographic shows that Philadelphia, Wilmington, Camden, Norristown and Chester all lag in census completion.
Integrating values into investment decisions has multiple benefits purpose

Aug. 28, 2020 10:03 am

Integrating values into investment decisions has multiple benefits

It is a worthy exercise to screen out securities based upon business activities or hiring practices that are inconsistent with an investors’ belief system, says ImpactPHL columnist Adam Landau.
Opinion: Where is the City of Philadelphia’s urgency in response to racism? purpose

Aug. 27, 2020 8:37 am

Opinion: Where is the City of Philadelphia’s urgency in response to racism?

Guest columnists Lee Scottlorde, Alison Roberts and Sara Lynch offer a checklist of concrete actions the city must take to protect the health and wellbeing of Black families and people of color.
Opinion: My back-to-school challenge for you purpose

Aug. 25, 2020 3:09 pm

Opinion: My back-to-school challenge for you

"Now is not the time to divide, but come together," says guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins.
Ancient cancel cultures: The defacement of statues in America replicates a tradition going back millennia purpose

Aug. 20, 2020 9:03 am

Ancient cancel cultures: The defacement of statues in America replicates a tradition going back millennia

Since at least the third millennium B.C., economically, socially and politically marginalized people have questioned authority by mutilating public images of rulers, says guest columnist Sarah Kurnick.
Nonprofit AF: 25 proverbs, rewritten for nonprofit and philanthropy purpose

Aug. 17, 2020 6:38 am

Nonprofit AF: 25 proverbs, rewritten for nonprofit and philanthropy

Because we all need a little Monday morning levity, right?
‘As a nonprofit, our job is to work to create a better, more equitable society’ purpose

Aug. 13, 2020 10:57 am

‘As a nonprofit, our job is to work to create a better, more equitable society’

In light of the anti-Semitic meme recently shared by Rodney Muhammad, president of the Philadelphia Chapter of the NAACP, guest columnist Steven Rosenberg writes about the need to work together in a common pursuit of racial equality and religious tolerance.
Opinion: Can we talk about schools in Philadelphia? purpose

Aug. 12, 2020 8:08 am

Opinion: Can we talk about schools in Philadelphia?

Guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins is focused on elevating voices and perspectives in regular, solutions-oriented columns about education-related concerns.

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