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This staffing company aims to employ 1,000 homeless individuals in 3 years purpose

Jan. 12, 2018 12:00 pm

This staffing company aims to employ 1,000 homeless individuals in 3 years

The Atlanta-based, mission-focused First Step Staffing is expanding to Philly.
Young people should be partners in the fight to end youth homelessness in Philly method

Jan. 4, 2018 11:39 am

Young people should be partners in the fight to end youth homelessness in Philly

Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellow Rashni Stanford talks with Mantua youth leader Da’Quan Wilson about how to engage those with firsthand experience of the issue.
Philly’s poverty problem is also a housing security problem funding

Dec. 21, 2017 7:21 am

Philly’s poverty problem is also a housing security problem

Columnist Akeem Dixon talks with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia's Kathryn Fernandez about holiday giving and housing in the nation's poorest big city.
7 places to volunteer in Philly this holiday season method

Dec. 18, 2017 10:29 am

7 places to volunteer in Philly this holiday season

Spread holiday cheer locally by serving meals at a homeless shelter or packing meals at a food pantry.
This One Step Away vendor wants you to understand one big thing about the street newspaper people

Oct. 26, 2017 8:20 am

This One Step Away vendor wants you to understand one big thing about the street newspaper

Meet Joe Albater, who's been selling the paper in Center City for 10 months.
In wealthy Chester County, a respite for struggling older women method

Oct. 24, 2017 11:04 am

In wealthy Chester County, a respite for struggling older women

Social services nonprofit Home of the Sparrow's pre-senior housing program connects low-income women with a place to stay and resources to get them back on their feet.
Larry Krasner and Beth Grossman talk homelessness and policing people

Oct. 17, 2017 12:29 pm

Larry Krasner and Beth Grossman talk homelessness and policing

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 7. A few of One Step Away's street newspaper vendors sat down with the Democratic and Republican district attorney candidates for a Q&A.
These 3 nonprofits are partnering with the Eagles for the 2017 season funding

Aug. 17, 2017 3:00 pm

These 3 nonprofits are partnering with the Eagles for the 2017 season

Dignity Housing, Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory and Ryan's Case for Smiles each received $10,000 and will continue to get support via resources and training that will help the local nonprofits deepen their impact.
Rosa’s Fresh Pizza, the Center City shop that donates 100 slices per day, is opening a second location purpose

Jul. 21, 2017 9:40 am

Rosa’s Fresh Pizza, the Center City shop that donates 100 slices per day, is opening a second location

Founder Mason Wartman offers a quick refresher on the pizza shop's pay-it-forward program, plus its defunct sticky note tracking system.
One Step Away’s Emily Taylor breaks down the street paper’s ethos people

Jul. 6, 2017 10:59 am

One Step Away’s Emily Taylor breaks down the street paper’s ethos

The program isn't just about providing income for people experiencing homelessness — it's about advocating for social justice, she says in her "Around the Corner" interview.

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