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The Conversation: What you need to know about pregnancy in the time of COVID-19 purpose

Mar. 30, 2020 2:56 pm

The Conversation: What you need to know about pregnancy in the time of COVID-19

Guest columnist Hector Chapa provides 9 answers to questions you (or the community members you serve) might be asking right now.
Employee alleges DHS CAO office has ignored worker safety even after an employee tested positive for COVID-19 purpose

Mar. 27, 2020 2:57 pm

Employee alleges DHS CAO office has ignored worker safety even after an employee tested positive for COVID-19

“Guidance will be released today that will further outline the protections that we’re taking to protect CAO staff," Ali Fogarty of the Department of Human Services said in response to the allegations.
Union and workers reclassified as ‘essential’ claim that the PA Department of Human Services is endangering their safety purpose

Mar. 20, 2020 11:56 am

Union and workers reclassified as ‘essential’ claim that the PA Department of Human Services is endangering their safety

“In many cases, the protection of these workers appears to come second to that of the communities they serve,” says Steve Catanese, president of SEIU Local 668.
The opportunity for kindness in the wake of COVID-19 purpose

Mar. 16, 2020 9:00 am

The opportunity for kindness in the wake of COVID-19

"This isn’t a call to ignore precautions or put ourselves at risk. It is a call to be smart and caring, which are not mutually exclusive in this situation," says guest columnist Christine Simiriglia of Pathways to Housing PA.
Opinion: Here’s how to advance health equity for kids in Pennsylvania purpose

Mar. 5, 2020 11:59 am

Opinion: Here’s how to advance health equity for kids in Pennsylvania

"As Philadelphia works hard to reverse the poverty rate that has come to define us, we should consider investing in school-based health centers," says guest columnist Julie Cousler Emig.
Hunger is a real crisis for the senior population in Philadelphia purpose

Dec. 12, 2019 12:44 pm

Hunger is a real crisis for the senior population in Philadelphia

Guest columnist Robert Nowell writes about the nonprofit that helps him eat healthier.
Celebrating our nation’s heroes and hidden heroes this November purpose

Nov. 15, 2019 2:58 pm

Celebrating our nation’s heroes and hidden heroes this November

While three out of five veterans use the VA Healthcare system for their healthcare, assistance with their everyday needs fall squarely on the shoulders of a caregiver, says guest columnist Yocasta Lora.
They’re 49% of Kensington-Harrowgate, but their voices are mostly missing from the Safehouse debate purpose

Oct. 15, 2019 9:04 am

They’re 49% of Kensington-Harrowgate, but their voices are mostly missing from the Safehouse debate

Where are the Latinx voices? Nonprofits, civic organizations, readers, news media — we can all benefit from examining whether our version of the proposed supervised injection site story is incomplete.
Opinion: A safe injection site will not be good for Kensington. Things will get worse purpose

Oct. 10, 2019 3:23 pm

Opinion: A safe injection site will not be good for Kensington. Things will get worse

We’ve received several guest column submissions that address the issue of the proposed supervised injection site in Philadelphia — each written from radically different perspectives. This is the third of those guest columns.
Opinion: Most of the people who want Safehouse in Kensington do not live there purpose

Oct. 8, 2019 12:00 pm

Opinion: Most of the people who want Safehouse in Kensington do not live there

We’ve received several guest column submissions that address the issue of the proposed supervised injection site in Philadelphia — each written from radically different perspectives. This is the second of those guest columns.

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