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Here’s where people living on Philly streets can find respite from the heat method

Jul. 3, 2018 10:24 am

Here’s where people living on Philly streets can find respite from the heat

People experiencing homelessness lack consistent access to water, shade and shelter, making them extra vulnerable during heat health emergencies.
Ending the ‘closet to poverty pipeline’ for LGBTQ youth method

Jun. 28, 2018 8:48 am

Ending the ‘closet to poverty pipeline’ for LGBTQ youth

Stoneleigh Fellow Kee Tobar celebrates Pride Month by "making sure that the most vulnerable amongst us are not so consumed with survival that they cannot participate in the joy and celebrations that are integral to it."
Stoneleigh Fellow Kee Tobar’s work in LGBTQ youth homelessness is personal people

May 23, 2018 12:47 pm

Stoneleigh Fellow Kee Tobar’s work in LGBTQ youth homelessness is personal

"I do this work simply to see mirrors of myself, in the queer and poor youth that I serve, not only survive but also thrive," said the attorney, who's spending the 2017-2019 fellowship cycle at Community Legal Services' Youth Justice Project.
Why nonprofits need to switch to person-first language immediately method

May 21, 2018 9:49 am

Why nonprofits need to switch to person-first language immediately

Direct-service orgs are perfectly equipped to drive large-scale adoption of more humanizing word use, argues columnist Valerie Johnson.
Homelessness nonprofits need skilled volunteers, not publicity stunts funding

May 11, 2018 10:30 am

Homelessness nonprofits need skilled volunteers, not publicity stunts

A questionable social experiment inspired columnist Lansie Sylvia to ask three development pros about the best way for skilled professionals to help their cause.
7 people improving the lives of Philadelphians experiencing homelessness people

May 9, 2018 10:56 am

7 people improving the lives of Philadelphians experiencing homelessness

Celebrate these "heroes for the homeless" at One Step Away's Steppy Awards on May 10.
Triple Bottom Brewing Co. finally found a home: 915 Spring Garden results

Apr. 26, 2018 12:56 pm

Triple Bottom Brewing Co. finally found a home: 915 Spring Garden

The social enterprise will run a jobs program for people who have criminal records or are experiencing homelessness. 
Check out this photo essay on ‘amazing’ One Step Away Director Emily Taylor people

Mar. 21, 2018 11:38 am

Check out this photo essay on ‘amazing’ One Step Away Director Emily Taylor

Photographer Ted Goldman, whose work is frequently featured in the street newspaper, profiled Taylor for his "Amazing People Who Make A Difference" series.
Over 1,000 adults were homeless and unsheltered in Philadelphia this January results

Mar. 13, 2018 11:00 am

Over 1,000 adults were homeless and unsheltered in Philadelphia this January

Results of the 2018 point-in-time count were released this week and found a 10 percent increase in people living on the streets from the previous year.
This community performance project aims to destigmatize Kensington purpose

Mar. 2, 2018 12:00 pm

This community performance project aims to destigmatize Kensington

The Renegade Company is developing a Fringe Festival play with residents about how they view substance abuse and how the opioid epidemic impacts their neighborhoods.

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