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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.
Philadelphia Tenants Union is taking on surprise evictions method

Dec. 4, 2017 10:32 am

Philadelphia Tenants Union is taking on surprise evictions

The activist group is building a coalition to advocate for "safe, decent and affordable housing." Its first major campaign: "Good Cause" eviction legislation.
Philadelphia Assembled asks: What does a ‘just neighborhood’ look like? results

Jun. 5, 2017 12:49 pm

Philadelphia Assembled asks: What does a ‘just neighborhood’ look like?

The "Blueprint for a Just Neighborhood" project tackles gentrification and community engagement in South Kensington.
It’s National Reentry Week. Here are 4 policy solutions to help youth with criminal records method

Apr. 27, 2017 11:08 am

It’s National Reentry Week. Here are 4 policy solutions to help youth with criminal records

Why two Philly lawyers are calling for "bold policy reform."
Is there hope for improving North Philadelphia’s gentrification problem? The solutions are varied method

Mar. 24, 2017 12:56 pm

Is there hope for improving North Philadelphia’s gentrification problem? The solutions are varied

“What I see is a lack of respect,” said one panelist at The Advocate Center for Culture and Education's recent What Matters Forum.
Solving Philly’s ‘eviction crisis’ will take the city committing to free legal help results

Mar. 22, 2017 12:55 pm

Solving Philly’s ‘eviction crisis’ will take the city committing to free legal help

Providing legal representation for low-income tenants facing eviction is a "basic human right," as several government agencies and organizations testified at a recent City Council hearing.
6  Housing Alliance of Pa. tweets that will leave you feeling #inspired purpose

Mar. 16, 2017 3:35 pm

6 Housing Alliance of Pa. tweets that will leave you feeling #inspired

"If you aren't having fun creating content, you're doing it wrong."
Here’s a brief overview of holistic juvenile justice programs happening in Philly method

Mar. 8, 2017 4:15 pm

Here’s a brief overview of holistic juvenile justice programs happening in Philly

A quick dive into programs and partnerships tackling the issue, including those from Community Legal Services, Juvenile Law Center and Philadelphia Legal Assistance.
These are the daily challenges local refugee families are working to overcome people

Feb. 15, 2017 12:49 pm

These are the daily challenges local refugee families are working to overcome

Employment, housing and education are immediate barriers for refugee families, not to mention language and adapting to American cultural norms.
10 things you should know about reentry in Philadelphia purpose

Jan. 31, 2017 12:41 pm

10 things you should know about reentry in Philadelphia

The people, facts and figures — and why it's a good thing there's no “face of reentry” in Philly.

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