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This girls’ leadership org wants you to honor the ‘women with grit’ in your life purpose

Feb. 12, 2019 11:46 am

This girls’ leadership org wants you to honor the ‘women with grit’ in your life

Angie Ortiz, who holds a youth seat on the Jill Melmed-Buzzeo Award's advisory board, writes about the power of mentorship ahead of a Valentine's Day Shout-Out campaign.
#MeToo must focus on the experiences of low-wage workers facing sexual harassment purpose

Feb. 8, 2019 10:50 am

#MeToo must focus on the experiences of low-wage workers facing sexual harassment

"One thing we can try to do is to prevent sexual harassment from happening in the first place, before the harm occurs that can leave someone traumatized for life, or excluded from a career."
PIDC is hoping to spur inclusive growth in Philly with those new Opportunity Zones method

Jan. 31, 2019 12:36 pm

PIDC is hoping to spur inclusive growth in Philly with those new Opportunity Zones

"With a strategic approach at the local level, Opportunity Zones can attract private investment to support and benefit — not displace — existing businesses, residents and neighborhoods."
Philly’s behavioral health team: The stigma against this addiction treatment is undeserved results

Jan. 30, 2019 7:40 am

Philly’s behavioral health team: The stigma against this addiction treatment is undeserved

Why the city mandated that medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder be made available at every residential substance use treatment provider it works with.
‘Grief looks different person-to-person’: The Dinner Party serves up conversation on loss purpose

Jan. 29, 2019 7:45 am

‘Grief looks different person-to-person’: The Dinner Party serves up conversation on loss

A local organizer of the group that convenes young adults to discuss the impact of loved ones' deaths shares what he learned from a recent Dinner Party panel.
How can Philadelphia’s point-in-time count do a better job of counting families? purpose

Jan. 25, 2019 1:16 pm

How can Philadelphia’s point-in-time count do a better job of counting families?

Three homeless service pros describe the limitations of current tracking methods and advocate for better data sharing across city agencies.
Is blockchain right for your social impact organization? funding

Jan. 22, 2019 7:15 am

Is blockchain right for your social impact organization?

Also, er, what the heck is it? Here's an explainer.
Rainbow bridge or not, here are 16 LGBTQ organizations you can support right now purpose

Jan. 19, 2019 3:15 pm

Rainbow bridge or not, here are 16 LGBTQ organizations you can support right now

Streets Dept founder Conrad Benner's petition calling for the Walt Whitman Bridge to be painted in Philly Pride Flag colors got plenty of attention this week. But, Benner writes, it's time to "leverage that attention to create some more immediate good."
For Philly’s vulnerable, the government shutdown trickles down to tragedy purpose

Jan. 18, 2019 11:01 am

For Philly’s vulnerable, the government shutdown trickles down to tragedy

"Wherever we fall on the political spectrum, we all must agree that punishing the poor is not the way to make America great again," writes Pathways to Housing PA head Christine Simiriglia.
It’s Economic Mobility Action Month. Can you imagine a Philly without poverty? purpose

Jan. 16, 2019 7:47 am

It’s Economic Mobility Action Month. Can you imagine a Philly without poverty?

The co-executive directors of Resolve Philadelphia want to know: What do you think we need to move toward that vision?

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