Oct. 29, 2019 8:25 am
Justice, not charity: Liz Dozier thinks philanthropy should be rooted in equity and solidarity
Dozier will be the keynote speaker at Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia's Sparx Conference, taking place from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, October 31 at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing.
Apr. 3, 2019 3:18 pm
Want to help low-income Philadelphians? Ensure their access to justice
"We have to do a better job of making legal assistance accessible to those who need it," says Jessica Hilburn-Holmes of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation.
Jan. 30, 2017 7:51 am
Predictive policing software is a small sliver of the police reform puzzle
Nature.com takes a look at accountability and public safety outcomes in current crime-forecasting technology (and shouts out Azavea's HunchLab suite).
Jan. 18, 2017 11:30 am
Keir Bradford-Grey was mulling a run for district attorney
Philly's public defender was courted by billionaire George Soros, but decided against making a run for office.
Jan. 3, 2017 12:28 pm
This educator wants to get more Black male teachers in Philly
Sharif El-Mekki wants to triple the number of Black male educators by 2025 through a fellowship program.
Nov. 21, 2016 12:36 pm
The path to juvenile justice reform in Trump’s America
Stoneleigh Foundation's Marie Williams has some words of wisdom for concerned advocates: "Reform has always been local."
Oct. 18, 2016 12:54 pm
Every police officer and business owner should watch this Ignite Philly 18 talk
"How much do you value someone else's personal history?" asked Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity founder Mike Lee.
Sep. 19, 2016 11:34 am
Hey, teachers: Earn those Act 48 credits with Penn’s ‘Science and Race’ series
Continue your professional education the cool way (and the free way, which is also cool).
Jan. 19, 2016 11:45 am
Community Legal Services of Philadelphia is celebrating 50 years of trial and error
Here's how, after a half-century, the nonprofit is still around and growing stronger.