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YallaPunk founder Rana Fayez: ‘The work is just beginning’ purpose

Aug. 15, 2018 10:30 am

YallaPunk founder Rana Fayez: ‘The work is just beginning’

The Philly fest celebrating Middle Eastern and North African artists and musicians returns this Labor Day weekend. Fayez writes about why such communities are essential in the current political climate.
‘Participatory design is sustainable design’: On landscape architecture and community engagement method

Aug. 13, 2018 11:20 am

‘Participatory design is sustainable design’: On landscape architecture and community engagement

Here’s the story of how Manayunk-based SALT Design Studio engages neighborhood stakeholders with more empathy for greater effect.
How ‘innovation ecosystems’ can be used to create new education solutions method

Aug. 2, 2018 10:28 am

How ‘innovation ecosystems’ can be used to create new education solutions

There's a disconnect between educators and entrepreneurs, write Drs. Barbara Kurshan and Rachel Ebby-Rosin of Penn's Graduate School of Education. Here are a handful of tools to help them better collaborate.
‘Stay geeks’: The Philly Geek Awards are ending purpose

Aug. 1, 2018 10:03 am

‘Stay geeks’: The Philly Geek Awards are ending

Longtime organizer Mikey Ilagan on sunsetting the "love letter" to Philadelphia's creative communities.
Place-Based Impact Investing 101: How local dollars can be deployed to benefit local communities funding

Jul. 17, 2018 10:00 am

Place-Based Impact Investing 101: How local dollars can be deployed to benefit local communities

Wharton Social Impact Initiative's Sherryl Kuhlman and Nick Ashburn on CDFIs, Low-Income Housing Tax Credits and pay for success financing.
How ReStore’s self-sustaining revenue model supports local housing in Philadelphia method

Jul. 13, 2018 12:50 pm

How ReStore’s self-sustaining revenue model supports local housing in Philadelphia

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia CEO Corinne O'Connell explains the on-mission success of the nonprofit's social enterprise arm.
This 84-year-old Philly rabbi’s arrest went viral. Here’s his handbook for protesting ICE method

Jul. 11, 2018 12:55 pm

This 84-year-old Philly rabbi’s arrest went viral. Here’s his handbook for protesting ICE

Longtime activist Rabbi Arthur Waskow on why his group of older activists took to nonviolent civil disobedience against the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant families at the U.S. border.
This local environmentalist wants to get dads talking about climate change purpose

Jul. 5, 2018 7:41 am

This local environmentalist wants to get dads talking about climate change

"If we collaborate, exchange ideas, share experiences and create new tools, I predict that more families will make small but important changes that help combat climate change," writes Climate Dads founder Ben Block.
Ending the ‘closet to poverty pipeline’ for LGBTQ youth method

Jun. 28, 2018 8:48 am

Ending the ‘closet to poverty pipeline’ for LGBTQ youth

Stoneleigh Fellow Kee Tobar celebrates Pride Month by "making sure that the most vulnerable amongst us are not so consumed with survival that they cannot participate in the joy and celebrations that are integral to it."
Philadelphia Reentry Coalition’s first awards ceremony celebrated these thriving returning citizens people

Jun. 22, 2018 10:56 am

Philadelphia Reentry Coalition’s first awards ceremony celebrated these thriving returning citizens

"The Philadelphians we honored yesterday are living proof of what can happen when people have real opportunities, resources and support as they move forward with their lives after incarceration," writes Director Aviva Tevah.

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