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Ellen Hwang on her move to the Knight Foundation: ‘This is my dream job’ people

Apr. 18, 2019 4:59 pm

Ellen Hwang on her move to the Knight Foundation: ‘This is my dream job’

Her own personal mission — to engage and inform people — aligns particularly well with the funder's, said the former city staffer and smart cities pro.
Open letter: Staying silent is an act of complicity method

Mar. 8, 2019 2:26 pm

Open letter: Staying silent is an act of complicity

"These words are for us all. It is on each of us to examine our own power, privilege, and propensity for perpetuating violence in our communities."
Power Moves: Omar Woodard had a heck of a February people

Mar. 4, 2019 10:30 am

Power Moves: Omar Woodard had a heck of a February

Plus, Mural Arts' new COO comes from Fleisher Art Memorial, Knight Lenfest Fund gets a managing director and more leadership changes in Philly social impact.
The importance of Black male educators and role models people

Feb. 21, 2019 12:50 pm

The importance of Black male educators and role models

"When I was entering my teenage years, I was fortunate to have Black male mentors who pushed me to pursue my best self," writes City Year AmeriCorps member Michael Harding.
Power Moves: Meet Generocity’s new editor, Sabrina Vourvoulias people

Feb. 18, 2019 1:24 pm

Power Moves: Meet Generocity’s new editor, Sabrina Vourvoulias

Plus, new heads at Wells Fargo Regional Foundation and CDC, Tree House Books, UC Green, Share Food Program, Welcome America and a bunch of other Philly social impact organizations.
Power Moves: 12+ founder Ray John is an M. Night Shyamalan Foundation ‘leader’ people

Feb. 11, 2019 12:30 pm

Power Moves: 12+ founder Ray John is an M. Night Shyamalan Foundation ‘leader’

Plus, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful's next ED comes from United By Blue, United Way of Chester County picked a new CEO and a bunch of other leadership changes in Philly social impact.
Four years in, rescue app Food Connect has grown enough to become its founder’s full-time job results

Feb. 6, 2019 2:10 pm

Four years in, rescue app Food Connect has grown enough to become its founder’s full-time job

Megha Kulshreshtha and co. are now focusing on growing partnerships with food security-focused nonprofits such as Philabundance and sharing its successes.
28 nonprofit leaders of color on the rise in Philadelphia people

Jan. 18, 2019 1:50 pm

28 nonprofit leaders of color on the rise in Philadelphia

The third cohort of DiverseForce’s board development program includes a former NFL linebacker, a Sen. Bob Casey staffer and several nonprofit execs.
TEDxPhiladelphia’s first event of 2019 declares: ‘We are all immigrants’ purpose

Jan. 17, 2019 12:32 pm

TEDxPhiladelphia’s first event of 2019 declares: ‘We are all immigrants’

Bioethicist Shirin Karsan will speak about her own immigrant experience and the need for increased understanding across differences.
Inside Esperanza’s ‘asset-building’ development strategy in Hunting Park method

Jan. 7, 2019 4:38 pm

Inside Esperanza’s ‘asset-building’ development strategy in Hunting Park

"As Hispanic people," said President and CEO Rev. Luis Cortés, "we need to build institutions that we control.” Here's the ethos behind the North Philadelphia nonprofit's long-term community engagement strategy.

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