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‘What I want as an African-American woman is to be heard, be seen and be counted’ purpose

Jun. 5, 2020 11:00 am

‘What I want as an African-American woman is to be heard, be seen and be counted’

"If you are not registered [to vote], get registered and make your voice heard and your thoughts count," says guest columnist Rev. Michelle Simmons.
In a public statement, Urban League proposes four areas of focus for police reform purpose

Jun. 3, 2020 11:00 am

In a public statement, Urban League proposes four areas of focus for police reform

"As we pursue these measures to reform the police in our communities, we call upon all community leaders, elected officials, corporate leaders and social institutions to join us in pursuing policies that promote racial reconciliation."
Memorial Day: 8 ways veterans are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus purpose

May 25, 2020 7:24 am

Memorial Day: 8 ways veterans are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus

"Veterans who were already lacking adequate benefits and resources are now in deeper trouble," says guest columnist Jamie Rowen.
Research brief: New tool to measure gender bias in the workplace may help finally eliminate it purpose

May 20, 2020 8:00 am

Research brief: New tool to measure gender bias in the workplace may help finally eliminate it

The few tools that previously existed tend to measure overt gender bias like harassment, rather than the subtle ones that are so pervasive, says guest columnist Amber Stephenson.
Pants or no pants? Tips for virtual job interviews from home purpose

May 11, 2020 9:24 am

Pants or no pants? Tips for virtual job interviews from home

"My advice as an employment lawyer and law professor boils down to this: You are under no obligation to introduce your prospective boss into your home life through video chat," says guest columnist Elizabeth Tippett.
Centering women of color is key to COVID-19 response purpose

Apr. 30, 2020 12:21 pm

Centering women of color is key to COVID-19 response

The Women's Funding Collaborative offers six suggestions for philanthropic entities and policymakers.
Economic earthquake: Consumer spending in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic purpose

Apr. 21, 2020 4:38 pm

Economic earthquake: Consumer spending in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

"Economists expect grim returns when initial GDP numbers for 2020 are released later this month, chiefly because people are spending far less than they were a few weeks ago," says Clark Merrefield.
Nonprofit AF: This is the wake-up call for nonprofits and foundations to get political purpose

Apr. 13, 2020 3:00 pm

Nonprofit AF: This is the wake-up call for nonprofits and foundations to get political

"We are at risk of learning all the wrong lessons from this horrifying global nightmare," says Vu Le, of the Nonprofit AF blog.
Need help restoring utilities or preventing foreclosure? Legal help is available by phone purpose

Apr. 13, 2020 7:25 am

Need help restoring utilities or preventing foreclosure? Legal help is available by phone

Community Legal Services has closed its physical doors, but the staff is still helping Philadelphians deal with pressing legal issues, says Dawn Williams, one of the nonprofit's managing attorneys.
Open letter to Philadelphia residents from Mayor Jim Kenney purpose

Apr. 10, 2020 5:54 am

Open letter to Philadelphia residents from Mayor Jim Kenney

"I write to tell you that even amid our silent streets, the spirit of this great city has not, in any way, been diminished by this virus," writes Mayor Jim Kenney in his message of hope to residents of the city and region.

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