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Have you ever been to a virtual career fair centered on social impact? purpose

Mar. 18, 2020 3:22 pm

Have you ever been to a virtual career fair centered on social impact?

Here's your chance! The Social Impact Consortium of Universities is hosting its virtual career fair during the week of March 30.
At Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School, celebrating our first college graduate purpose

Feb. 10, 2020 10:30 am

At Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School, celebrating our first college graduate

In his guest column, John McConnell highlights Johnathan Ortiz who, graduating a semester early, became the school’s first college grad alumni. Ortiz is now working as a security engineer at Comcast, where he interned as a H.S. student.
New nonprofit connects life science pros to poverty-fighting volunteer opps purpose

Jan. 28, 2020 1:57 pm

New nonprofit connects life science pros to poverty-fighting volunteer opps

The tie makes sense because, as Life Science Cares Philadelphia's Peter Wolf puts it, those working in the industry "are used to dealing with those large, challenging issues."
How one quiet man’s efforts to help those in need in Chester County turned into a loud call to action purpose

Jan. 28, 2020 7:10 am

How one quiet man’s efforts to help those in need in Chester County turned into a loud call to action

"Randy Blough is an instigator. Randy Blough is a disrupter. Randy Blough is my hero," says Christopher Saello in his guest column.
The hidden story of two Black women looking out from the pages of a 19th-century book purpose

Jan. 27, 2020 11:00 am

The hidden story of two Black women looking out from the pages of a 19th-century book

Lecturer and poet Frances Ellen Watkins Harper is known for her work to secure women's right to vote in Philadelphia (and beyond). But Mary E. Harper's story is hidden. Two historians set out to uncover it.
Research finds challenges in access to treatment for opioid use disorder purpose

Jan. 23, 2020 11:00 am

Research finds challenges in access to treatment for opioid use disorder

In PA, one of the 10 states with the highest drug overdose death rates, the inaccuracies in the US Health and Human Services' database may complicate access to the life-saving medication.
If your small-but-mighty nonprofit needs to grow, consider pitching funding

Jan. 17, 2020 6:03 pm

If your small-but-mighty nonprofit needs to grow, consider pitching

Matt Stephenson, the cofounder of Code2College, shares his experience participating in Philanthropitch: a fast-pitch competition for nonprofits coming to Philadelphia April 21.
How about a war on poverty? purpose

Jan. 10, 2020 11:30 am

How about a war on poverty?

Less than a fifth of what we've spent on wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in the past 17 years is all we would need to address extreme poverty worldwide, says guest columnist Rob Wetherington.
We’ve helped hundreds of West Philadelphians connect to jobs. Now we’re taking the show on the road method

Jan. 10, 2020 7:39 am

We’ve helped hundreds of West Philadelphians connect to jobs. Now we’re taking the show on the road

With a 97% success rate, the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative has proven itself exceptional at connecting people to jobs. Guest columnist Sarah Steltz outlines how WPSI achieves its success.
Seizing an opportunity for success in growing small businesses purpose

Dec. 27, 2019 8:30 am

Seizing an opportunity for success in growing small businesses

Regulatory adjustments could accelerate the creation of OZ funds that would attract capital to high-impact ventures in distressed places, says Margaret Berger Bradley in this guest post from ImpactPHL Perspectives.

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