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Can EITC be a tool for poverty alleviation or wealth building in Fairhill? purpose

Jan. 11, 2021 11:09 am

Can EITC be a tool for poverty alleviation or wealth building in Fairhill?

“We need to develop systems to ensure warm and effective connectivity between the free tax prep and the comprehensive set of public benefits, subsidies, supports, and resources," says Will Gonzalez, executive director of Ceiba.
A look inside the stubborn problem of access to benefits and relief in Kensington purpose

Dec. 8, 2020 9:57 am

A look inside the stubborn problem of access to benefits and relief in Kensington

Generocity contributor Brandon Dorfman looks at some the root causes of poverty in Kensington, and at the limitations of, and challenges to, poverty alleviation efforts that have been deployed in the neighborhood in the past.
Report finds CDCs produce $5.4 billion of economic growth in Philadelphia purpose

Nov. 13, 2020 11:00 am

Report finds CDCs produce $5.4 billion of economic growth in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations released a report in October examining the economic impact of local community development corporations.
Blind and visually impaired performers to be showcased in local (virtual) talent show purpose

Sep. 22, 2020 9:24 am

Blind and visually impaired performers to be showcased in local (virtual) talent show

During October, National Federation of the Blind chapters across the country will host outreach events and fundraisers with the mission of breaking down misconceptions about the blind. The Keystone chapter event is Oct. 17.
Inscripción Doble en Congreso: Lo que trae el futuro purpose

Aug. 6, 2020 10:17 am

Inscripción Doble en Congreso: Lo que trae el futuro

Ahora que la primera generación de estudiantes ha terminado su programa, ¿cómo evolucionará la colaboración entre Congreso de Latinos Unidos y Penn State Abington?
Dual Enrollment at Congreso: Where does it go from here? purpose

Aug. 6, 2020 8:05 am

Dual Enrollment at Congreso: Where does it go from here?

Now that the first cohort has completed their dual enrollment program, how does the collaboration between Congreso de Latinos Unidos and Penn State Abington evolve?
Motivadas y ambiciosas: Estas estudiantes de Kensington Health Sciences Academy están listas para el futuro purpose

Jul. 9, 2020 3:30 pm

Motivadas y ambiciosas: Estas estudiantes de Kensington Health Sciences Academy están listas para el futuro

Gracias a un nuevo programa de inscripción doble (“dual enrollment”) en el norte de Filadelfia, dos estudiantes están aprendiendo lo necesario para estar listas para ir a la universidad.
Driven and ambitious: Kensington Health Sciences Academy students ready themselves for the future purpose

Jul. 9, 2020 12:30 pm

Driven and ambitious: Kensington Health Sciences Academy students ready themselves for the future

As a part of a new dual enrollment program in eastern North Philadelphia, two students learned what it takes to make it to college.
La educación puede ayudar a romper el ciclo de pobreza en El Barrio purpose

Jun. 15, 2020 7:00 pm

La educación puede ayudar a romper el ciclo de pobreza en El Barrio

Un programa educacional nuevo en Congreso de Latinos Unidos y Penn State Abington no es únicamente un modo de preparar a los estudiantes para la universidad.
Breaking the cycle of poverty in El Barrio with education purpose

Jun. 15, 2020 10:48 am

Breaking the cycle of poverty in El Barrio with education

In order to lift students up, Congreso de Latinos Unidos and Penn State Abington try to address more than just college preparedness.

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