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#MeToo must focus on the experiences of low-wage workers facing sexual harassment purpose

Feb. 8, 2019 10:50 am

#MeToo must focus on the experiences of low-wage workers facing sexual harassment

"One thing we can try to do is to prevent sexual harassment from happening in the first place, before the harm occurs that can leave someone traumatized for life, or excluded from a career."
Where to find low-cost tax prep resources in Philadelphia method

Feb. 4, 2019 12:45 pm

Where to find low-cost tax prep resources in Philadelphia

And because need for financial help doesn't disappear after April 15, consider these options for benefits and legal assistance for disputes involving taxes, too.
This newly revived cash assistance program for poor Pennsylvanians is at risk again results

Jan. 15, 2019 1:30 pm

This newly revived cash assistance program for poor Pennsylvanians is at risk again

General assistance was reinstated last summer after a six-year hiatus. New legislation threatens to gut the program, which offers about $200 per month to qualified residents.
So, what does a district attorney actually do? purpose

Dec. 6, 2018 3:20 pm

So, what does a district attorney actually do?

Know Your DA in PA can teach you: The digital ACLU campaign aims to educate state residents about how the person in this elected position influences the criminal justice system.
Sangeeta Prasad wants to inject more empathy into Philly’s parole and probation systems people

Oct. 8, 2018 12:45 pm

Sangeeta Prasad wants to inject more empathy into Philly’s parole and probation systems

The new Stoneleigh Fellow and ex-public defender will work with the district attorney's office to revise the practices that keep 40,000 Philadelphians under community supervision.
Your GoFundMe donation isn’t as secure as you think funding

Sep. 21, 2018 12:45 pm

Your GoFundMe donation isn’t as secure as you think

Penn law professor John Bradley argues that in the wake of the Johnny Bobbitt saga, for-profit crowdfunding sites should hold themselves to the same standards of transparency as nonprofits.
Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity wants more policy changes for people with criminal records purpose

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.
Nationalities Service Center just launched a Fund for Immigrant Justice funding

Jul. 16, 2018 12:14 pm

Nationalities Service Center just launched a Fund for Immigrant Justice

Amidst funding cuts and an increased workload, the immigrant and refugee service agency is fundraising to hire a full-time attorney to serve low-income clients for free.
Resource alert: Attend this free legal clinic for nonprofits purpose

Jul. 2, 2018 10:28 am

Resource alert: Attend this free legal clinic for nonprofits

Philadelphia VIP will be connecting local orgs to pro bono attorneys at its July 17 event.
Center for High Impact Philanthropy on how donors can support families separated at the U.S. border funding

Jun. 29, 2018 3:03 pm

Center for High Impact Philanthropy on how donors can support families separated at the U.S. border

The greatest humanitarian needs at the moment are legal assistance, shelter and care, and information. Here's how to help.

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