Jun. 6, 2019 11:16 am
Immigrants in Philadelphia, we get the job done
During June, Generocity writers and guest columnists will highlight immigrant leaders. Their impact on Philadelphia is immeasurable — and cause for celebration.
Jul. 6, 2017 12:40 pm
The immigration process is complicated. Borderwise is making it simpler
The Philly startup aims to make applying for a visa or citizenship more accessible — and less expensive.
Jul. 5, 2017 1:22 pm
A day in the life of Philadelphia’s director of immigrant affairs, Miriam Enriquez
The lawyer's work includes organizing cultural programs and calming immigrants' fears about the city's sanctuary status: "We are right in the middle of it."
Jun. 22, 2017 1:14 pm
Nationalities Service Center is partnering with local tech companies to find refugees jobs
Ecommerce company WebLinc has already taken on two NSC clients as paid interns. The next challenge will be expanding the program to other sectors.
Jun. 19, 2017 1:25 pm
Mental health services for immigrants and refugees in Philly must be reworked
In addition to language and cultural barriers, therapists and counselors "need to really shift from this idea that we are the experts that are fixing the problems in other people’s lives." Here's how three local nonprofits are doing it.
Jun. 19, 2017 10:29 am
How The Food Trust will support immigrant food entrepreneurs with $150K from Knight
The food access nonprofit plans to promote civic engagement and inclusion by partnering with immigrant-facing orgs and launching an app.
Jun. 16, 2017 12:00 pm
Refugee aid startup NeedsList is launching its beta site next week for World Refugee Day
The platform, which connects refugee aid workers with people who want to donate finances and supplies, will be starting its work with nonprofits and NGOs in Greece, France and Philadelphia.
Jun. 12, 2017 10:28 am
5 Philly projects are getting funded through the 2017 Knight Cities Challenge
Philly, once again, tied with Detroit for having the most winners of the Knight Foundation's annual challenge.
Jun. 2, 2017 11:24 am
How Casa de Venezuela is responding to the humanitarian crisis from Philly
President Fernando Torres visited "Around the Corner" to talk about the nonprofit's work supporting new Venezuelan immigrants.
Jun. 1, 2017 12:55 pm
Celebrate Philly’s 200,000 foreign-born residents this Immigrant Heritage Month
The month-long event series officially kicks off June 5, along with Generocity’s editorial focus on immigration.