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The fight to protect abortion rights heats up nationally and in PA purpose

Mar. 26, 2019 10:02 am

The fight to protect abortion rights heats up nationally and in PA

A conversation with Women’s Medical Fund Executive Director Elicia Gonzales focuses on current and proposed abortion restrictions that impact low-income women in Philly.
Pa.’s first step toward nixing life without parole could be taken this week method

Oct. 17, 2016 11:58 am

Pa.’s first step toward nixing life without parole could be taken this week

In Pa., being sentenced to life without parole is equivalent to being sentenced to death. This Tuesday, a coalition of advocates will rally in Harrisburg to support reforms once deemed nonviable.
This pair of Pa. bills would help ex-offenders find gainful employment results

Apr. 13, 2016 2:27 pm

This pair of Pa. bills would help ex-offenders find gainful employment

Two identical "Clean Slate" bills were just introduced in the state Senate and House with bipartisan support.
This will be the state’s biggest social impact project ever. How will Philly fit? funding

Apr. 12, 2016 12:56 pm

This will be the state’s biggest social impact project ever. How will Philly fit?

Two "pay for success" initiatives will work to cut recidivism rates and government spending. Philadelphia will be involved in some way, though it's unclear as to what extent.
The city’s new fair hiring law is a big deal. Here’s why results

Mar. 16, 2016 12:35 pm

The city’s new fair hiring law is a big deal. Here’s why

Ban the Box is a big step in the right direction, but there's still lots of work to be done.
When advocating for policy change, be patient — but know your stuff method

Mar. 10, 2016 11:03 am

When advocating for policy change, be patient — but know your stuff

Representatives from Sustainable Business Network, Alliance Taxi Co-op and Reinvestment Fund offered their best practices for moving mission into legislation at our March Impact Solutions meetup.
This is the policy platform behind those two sustainable business bills results

Feb. 24, 2016 2:39 pm

This is the policy platform behind those two sustainable business bills

Last week, Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez proposed legislation expanding incentives for sustainable businesses and B Corps, thanks to advocacy from the Sustainable Business Network.
Here’s how to get legislators to actually listen to you method

Feb. 23, 2016 11:36 am

Here’s how to get legislators to actually listen to you

Our March Impact Solutions meetup will share best practices for getting local legislators and decision makers to take action.

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