May 28, 2021 9:36 am
Opinion: Historical underinvestment and continuing discrimination is violence against the AAPI community
When we discuss housing and rent affordability in Philadelphia, when we discuss the need to secure and extend public benefits, when we discuss wage theft — we must include the AAPI community in our campaigns, says guest columnist Kee Tobar.
Apr. 21, 2021 7:00 am
Darnella Frazier’s video was key to Chauvin conviction. Young people are key to achieving justice
Columnist Ami Patel Hopkins offers resources for educators and parents to continue to empower students and children to use their voices — as 17-year-old Darnella did — and to hold people accountable.
Jan. 26, 2021 3:10 pm
Want to build an organization of belonging?
"We have to recognize we haven’t gotten it right and that getting different voices in the room is not enough," says guest columnist Cheryl Thompson-Morton.
Jan. 14, 2021 10:06 am
Nonprofits, we need to move away from the hierarchical decision-making model
Guest columnist Sam Chenkin offers four ideas of how to share power with the people you serve.
Aug. 10, 2020 10:00 am
New Century Trust is renamed the Gender Justice Fund, launches new website
Gender Justice Fund will focus on eradicating all forms of gender-based oppression through trust-based philanthropy, systems change, culture change, and movement building.
Jul. 30, 2020 7:49 am
Restorative justice still matters
Bethesda Project's Church Shelter Program has been rethinking its approach to disciplinary action since before COVID-19. But the pandemic represents an important opportunity to revisit these changes and reflect on why they still matter.
Jun. 1, 2020 3:58 pm
As protests and unrest grip the nation, how should Philly nonprofits respond?
We asked nonprofit professionals and leaders across the sector, and got a good number of answers. But we'd like to hear from more of the sector's leadership.
Feb. 3, 2020 11:30 am
How to disrupt a nonprofit board (and how not to stand in the way)
Urban Tree Connection's board disruption included eliminating the geographic disconnect between the board and those they served; completely changing the board recruitment approach, and acknowledging the political context of the organization's mission.
Dec. 25, 2019 11:00 am
Platos fuertes: Reflections on my visit to the desert borderlands
Roughly 10 weeks have passed since guest columnist Brian Villa left the southern border, but the impact of what he witnessed remains. At the holiday table, he and his family will set an empty place as a reminder and call to action.
Dec. 24, 2019 6:30 am
Emergency shelter is not prison, but there are overlapping human rights concerns
In his most recent think piece, guest columnist Andrew Huff encourages emergency shelters to begin reformulating their disciplinary protocols to align with restorative justice practices.