Sep. 4, 2018 12:45 pm
5 diversity experts on the consequences of exclusion
What can go wrong when D&I aren't considered, according to Greg DeShields, Kellan White, Kimberly Reed, Robyn Forman Pollack and Rashida Perry-Jones.
Aug. 31, 2018 12:45 pm
Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector
Nonprofit, philanthropy, local gov and biz pros working in the fields of hiring, women in leadership, social entrepreneurship, accessibility, criminal justice, LGBTQ, sustainability, leaders of color, community development, impact investing, civic tech and volunteerism.
Aug. 28, 2018 12:47 pm
Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity wants more policy changes for people with criminal records
Clean Slate laws are good, but Pennsylvania can do better, says Zane Johnson, managing attorney of the nonprofit that provides legal services for low-income Philadelphians.
Aug. 20, 2018 1:08 pm
How Philadelphia plans to advance racial equity in the civil service sector
An interdepartmental project led by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s Nefertiri Sickout aims to identify racial and gender inequities in three positions: civil engineer, environmental engineer and recreation leader.
Aug. 20, 2018 10:48 am
Tech nonprofits: Take this survey to help the Philly startup community track its inclusivity efforts
You can't solve for a lack of diversity if you don't have the data to describe it first.
Aug. 17, 2018 12:34 pm
Sustainability work can be as diverse as Philly’s residents: SustainPHL 2018
The third annual awards show from Green Philly celebrated community development pros, local nonprofits and other people and orgs making Philadelphia greener.
Aug. 15, 2018 10:30 am
YallaPunk founder Rana Fayez: ‘The work is just beginning’
The Philly fest celebrating Middle Eastern and North African artists and musicians returns this Labor Day weekend. Fayez writes about why such communities are essential in the current political climate.
Aug. 14, 2018 12:00 pm
Engage with culture, identity and ability at the Philadelphia Inclusive Arts Festival
The inaugural event series is happening Sept. 6 through 9.
Aug. 7, 2018 12:34 pm
How Philly’s 4 Emerging City Champions are reimagining public space for social change
8 80 Cities' local fellows will produce short-term projects aimed at increasing mobility and civic engagement in Norris Square, South Street, Mt. Airy and beyond.
Aug. 6, 2018 1:00 pm
In Strawberry Mansion, a safe haven’s founder aims to turn apathy to ambition
Kevin Upshur founded the North Philadelphia nonprofit 10 years ago so local kids could have a respite from the streets. Despite national press and high-profile partnerships, challenges persist.