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Dear nonprofits: There is no meeting in the middle when it comes to anti-abortion legislation purpose

Mar. 31, 2021 8:42 am

Dear nonprofits: There is no meeting in the middle when it comes to anti-abortion legislation

"What has been happening in our state exemplifies state-sanctioned violence, and we need you all to name this in your programming, conversations, and in your board meetings," say Elicia Gonzales and Signe Espinoza in their new opinion piece.
When can kids get the COVID-19 vaccine? A pediatrician answers 5 questions teachers and parents are asking purpose

Mar. 26, 2021 10:46 am

When can kids get the COVID-19 vaccine? A pediatrician answers 5 questions teachers and parents are asking

Guest columnist Dr. James Wood, a pediatrician and assistant professor of pediatric infectious diseases, looks at the risk children getting COVID and when vaccines might be available for them.
Beyond the pivot: Which organizations have used COVID as an accelerant for transformation? purpose

Mar. 22, 2021 1:09 pm

Beyond the pivot: Which organizations have used COVID as an accelerant for transformation?

It is important to acknowledge that not all the changes the virus wrought have been bad ones. We ask Generocity's community to help us identify the nonprofits that have cultivated positive change.
One year of COVID-19 purpose

Mar. 11, 2021 3:48 pm

One year of COVID-19

We've been through a lot in the past year, but looking through Generocity's COVID coverage from March 2020 to March 2021, I was surprised by what has been normalized, and how much has changed.
The birth of a disparity: What does the high vaccination rates among white America say about justice? purpose

Mar. 8, 2021 2:01 pm

The birth of a disparity: What does the high vaccination rates among white America say about justice?

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), white people’s vaccination rates are over 2.5 times higher than Latinxs' and nearly twice as high as African Americans' rates.
What ever happened to the North Philadelphia Health Enterprise Zone? purpose

Mar. 2, 2021 8:51 am

What ever happened to the North Philadelphia Health Enterprise Zone?

Had the HEZ become what it set out to be, there would have been a three-year head start on coordinating healthcare services for a poor community of color before the pandemic hit.
Connecting young people to opportunity and employers to talent purpose

Mar. 1, 2021 11:21 am

Connecting young people to opportunity and employers to talent

A new initiative from Philadelphia Youth Network will focus on providing “opportunity youth” (youth ages 16 to 24 who are neither in school nor working) with programming that can reconnect them to the workforce.
Facts not fear: Montco hosts town hall about COVID 19 and Black community purpose

Jan. 25, 2021 9:17 am

Facts not fear: Montco hosts town hall about COVID 19 and Black community

Historical mistreatment and healthcare disparities loom like an ominous cloud when attempting to assuage fears, says Dr. Ala Stanford, who was one of the panelists in the conversation last week.
Opinion: Want Latinxs to get the COVID vaccine? You’ve got to look beyond the obvious purpose

Jan. 12, 2021 12:12 pm

Opinion: Want Latinxs to get the COVID vaccine? You’ve got to look beyond the obvious

Here are four ways to understand and address Latinx vaccine hesitancy.
In crisis, public health comes undone purpose

Jan. 8, 2021 12:00 pm

In crisis, public health comes undone

According to the CDC, African Americans are 1.4 times more likely to contract COVID-19 and 2.8 times more likely to die from it than whites. For Latinxs, the numbers are 1.7 and 2.8 times more likely, respectively.

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