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In a changing city, Germantown still has men who care purpose

Apr. 7, 2021 8:25 am

In a changing city, Germantown still has men who care

Men Who Care began life as a neighborhood cleanup initiative in 2011. Now the group facilitates anti-violence programs, runs virtual learning pods for students during COVID, and holds a weekly food pantry, among many other initiatives.
Reporting on gun violence needs the help of credible messengers, says PCGVR’s Jim MacMillan purpose

Dec. 7, 2020 8:41 am

Reporting on gun violence needs the help of credible messengers, says PCGVR’s Jim MacMillan

The Credible Messengers Reporting Project hopes to pair journalists with trusted community members in a collaboration that can help move the needle on gun violence in Philadelphia.
Platos fuertes: Reflections on my visit to the desert borderlands purpose

Dec. 25, 2019 11:00 am

Platos fuertes: Reflections on my visit to the desert borderlands

Roughly 10 weeks have passed since guest columnist Brian Villa left the southern border, but the impact of what he witnessed remains. At the holiday table, he and his family will set an empty place as a reminder and call to action.
The Philadelphia Shooting Victims Dashboard shows data for every gunshot victim in the city purpose

Nov. 12, 2019 8:00 am

The Philadelphia Shooting Victims Dashboard shows data for every gunshot victim in the city

Initiative for Better Gun Violence Reporting: "We hope our reporting colleagues find this resource helpful and we never forget that each and every entry represents a real person."
Latinx and reeling from the shooting in El Paso? These Philly orgs have your back purpose

Aug. 7, 2019 9:09 am

Latinx and reeling from the shooting in El Paso? These Philly orgs have your back

"We wanted to create a space where community could be with each other and process the tragedies that occurred," says Miguel Andrade of Juntos.
Roz Pichardo has reversed more than 100 overdoses. This is the emotional cost people

May 9, 2019 11:30 am

Roz Pichardo has reversed more than 100 overdoses. This is the emotional cost

The lifelong Kensington resident tells us in her own words.
The life-threatening stress of being Black and male in Philadelphia purpose

May 6, 2019 5:17 pm

The life-threatening stress of being Black and male in Philadelphia

"People underestimate the amount of stress that men of color are going through," says Edwin Desamour, the dean at John B. Stetson Charter. And, he adds, even those going through it underestimate its impact.
Generocity asks: How does media literacy impact your work? people

Apr. 26, 2019 12:50 pm

Generocity asks: How does media literacy impact your work?

Four mission-driven professionals working in the nonprofit sector give us their answers.
GlaxoSmithKline just awarded 10 Philly nonprofits $40K each funding

Nov. 21, 2016 10:48 am

GlaxoSmithKline just awarded 10 Philly nonprofits $40K each

Youth sports, safety, housing and community health were the areas of interest this year for the healthcare company.
MSNBC takes a long look at the cycle of poverty in Philadelphia purpose

Nov. 8, 2016 7:25 am

MSNBC takes a long look at the cycle of poverty in Philadelphia

The network's Geography of Poverty series reports on how the criminal justice system has kept many Philadelphians trapped in the cycle of poverty.

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