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Most foster youth don’t earn bachelor’s degrees. The Field Center wants to change that method

Sep. 20, 2017 12:55 pm

Most foster youth don’t earn bachelor’s degrees. The Field Center wants to change that

Penn's Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice and Research, along with a new Stoneleigh Fellow, provides technical support to a cohort of four area colleges offering campus support programs for foster youth.
Colleges shouldn’t ask about applicants’ criminal histories, but most in Philly do results

Aug. 30, 2017 11:27 am

Colleges shouldn’t ask about applicants’ criminal histories, but most in Philly do

Community Legal Services just dropped a report on college admissions and students with criminal records.
Vote to get these Philly panels focused on social impact at SXSW 2018 purpose

Aug. 16, 2017 7:45 am

Vote to get these Philly panels focused on social impact at SXSW 2018

All of these panels — we counted 30 — include Philly folks who are working in social impact in some way. You've got until Aug. 25 to vote.
Peirce College is launching a workforce training program for parents results

Aug. 9, 2017 4:25 pm

Peirce College is launching a workforce training program for parents

The program and its "two-generation approach," supported by a $60,000 grant from United Way, is set to launch in 2018 and is for participants over 18 years old with at least one child in the household.
Community College of Philadelphia wants to support your civic engagement work people

Jun. 30, 2017 9:08 am

Community College of Philadelphia wants to support your civic engagement work

The new Institute for Community Engagement and Civic Leadership is looking for nonprofit partners, said Coordinator Michelle Lopez in her "Around the Corner" interview.
The importance of telling more than a ‘poverty porn’ story for Camden results

Jun. 21, 2017 12:06 pm

The importance of telling more than a ‘poverty porn’ story for Camden

A documentary produced by a team of Villanova students looks at how the work nonprofit Hopeworks 'N Camden is doing is affecting the lives of young students there.
The inaugural Franklin SP2 Social Innovation Prize asked: How can innovation lead to action? method

May 16, 2017 1:49 pm

The inaugural Franklin SP2 Social Innovation Prize asked: How can innovation lead to action?

Build upon past research and collaborate with those directly affected by the issues.
The 25 biggest nonprofits in Philadelphia funding

May 15, 2017 1:59 pm

The 25 biggest nonprofits in Philadelphia

By income, according to GuideStar and including universities and hospitals. Here's what surprised us about this list and what didn't.
Why the Fox School of Business uses this required course to teach students CSR method

Feb. 17, 2017 12:55 pm

Why the Fox School of Business uses this required course to teach students CSR

Lynne Andersson, a Temple professor of Business, Society and Ethics, believes corporate social responsibility starts from an understanding of the structure of corporations.
CSR shouldn’t be an ‘afterthought,’ say Temple business students funding

Feb. 15, 2017 4:21 pm

CSR shouldn’t be an ‘afterthought,’ say Temple business students

Sustainability and employee engagement matter to millennials, according to these Net Impact members. Employers, take note.