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As Project HOME turns 30, a look at the state of homelessness in our city purpose

Apr. 12, 2019 7:31 am

As Project HOME turns 30, a look at the state of homelessness in our city

According to Sister Mary Scullion of Project HOME, Philadelphia has made substantial progress on homelessness in the past number of years. The city's street counts are the lowest of the nation’s 10 largest cities.
Race and exclusion in Philadelphia: Snapshots from the last 100 years – Part II purpose

Apr. 10, 2019 11:00 am

Race and exclusion in Philadelphia: Snapshots from the last 100 years – Part II

Guest columnists Eric Hartman and Stephanie Keene trace the 100-year history of exclusion and racism in Philadelphia, which they say explains today's poverty and life expectancy gaps. Part II of a two-part story.
Don’t underestimate the importance of furniture purpose

Apr. 5, 2019 11:31 am

Don’t underestimate the importance of furniture

The CEO of Pathways to Housing PA says having a mattress or table can help a family move out of shelter and transitional housing more quickly.
Want to help low-income Philadelphians? Ensure their access to justice purpose

Apr. 3, 2019 3:18 pm

Want to help low-income Philadelphians? Ensure their access to justice

"We have to do a better job of making legal assistance accessible to those who need it," says Jessica Hilburn-Holmes of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation.
Race and exclusion in Philadelphia: Snapshots from the past 100 years purpose

Mar. 27, 2019 8:38 am

Race and exclusion in Philadelphia: Snapshots from the past 100 years

Guest columnists Eric Hartman and Stephanie Keene trace the 100-year history of exclusion and racism in Philadelphia, which they say explains today's poverty and life expectancy gaps. Part I of a two-part story.
Want to help students transition into college or careers? Here’s one way purpose

Mar. 26, 2019 2:05 pm

Want to help students transition into college or careers? Here’s one way

#GrowYB supports YouthBuild Philly's programs and youth development efforts year-round.
Helping make ends meet in Bucks, the least affordable county in the state method

Mar. 26, 2019 12:15 pm

Helping make ends meet in Bucks, the least affordable county in the state

Penn Community Foundation looks to address issues of food, safety, housing and skills by investing in nonprofits already working in the community.
Opinion: Black and Brown youth are powerful, not pawns purpose

Mar. 25, 2019 9:00 am

Opinion: Black and Brown youth are powerful, not pawns

Black and Brown Workers Cooperative cofounders Shani Akilah and Abdul-Aliy Muhammad say oppressive rhetoric from power brokers toward marginalized community is rife in the discussion about Attic Youth Center allegations.
Here’s how Gritty is like the best Delco nonprofits purpose

Mar. 21, 2019 2:44 pm

Here’s how Gritty is like the best Delco nonprofits

Frances Sheehan of The Foundation for Delaware County believes it makes complete sense that Gritty's backstory has him coming from Delco. The mascot's can-do, get-the-job-done attitude exemplifies the nonprofits the foundation funds, she says.
These are the questions you should be asking about your nonprofit’s management method

Mar. 18, 2019 11:46 am

These are the questions you should be asking about your nonprofit’s management

Positioning a nonprofit for success requires taking a strategic look at these key areas, writes Oxford Area Neighborhood Services Center's interim head, Krystine Sipple.

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