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For LGBTQ-identified folks, Census 2020 represents both a missed opportunity and an opportunity not to be missed purpose

May 21, 2019 1:19 pm

For LGBTQ-identified folks, Census 2020 represents both a missed opportunity and an opportunity not to be missed

Community organizations and LGBTQ-serving nonprofits have an opportunity to educate on the benefits of participation in Census 2020 despite omission of a specific question about sexual orientation and gender identity.
Opinion: Black and Brown youth are powerful, not pawns purpose

Mar. 25, 2019 9:00 am

Opinion: Black and Brown youth are powerful, not pawns

Black and Brown Workers Cooperative cofounders Shani Akilah and Abdul-Aliy Muhammad say oppressive rhetoric from power brokers toward marginalized community is rife in the discussion about Attic Youth Center allegations.
Attic Youth Center issues statement amid mixed reactions to allegations purpose

Mar. 20, 2019 10:21 am

Attic Youth Center issues statement amid mixed reactions to allegations

The nonprofit's board says it will have a third-party reassess its organizational structure, and will be appointing an acting executive director soon.
Sharing without judgment: Why mental health support can flourish online purpose

Feb. 19, 2019 7:44 am

Sharing without judgment: Why mental health support can flourish online

Groups like Angels in Motion and Philly Queer Mental Health Support Group create safe spaces online for vulnerable Philadelphia communities.
Rainbow bridge or not, here are 16 LGBTQ organizations you can support right now purpose

Jan. 19, 2019 3:15 pm

Rainbow bridge or not, here are 16 LGBTQ organizations you can support right now

Streets Dept founder Conrad Benner's petition calling for the Walt Whitman Bridge to be painted in Philly Pride Flag colors got plenty of attention this week. But, Benner writes, it's time to "leverage that attention to create some more immediate good."
Money Moves: These 29 Philly nonprofits received holiday donations totaling $918K funding

Dec. 27, 2018 7:39 am

Money Moves: These 29 Philly nonprofits received holiday donations totaling $918K

The grant funding will support causes such as youth tech education, childhood cancer research and reentry initiatives.
Power Moves: Philly’s LGBTQ board prep program picked its inaugural class people

Dec. 4, 2018 2:00 pm

Power Moves: Philly’s LGBTQ board prep program picked its inaugural class

Plus, Education Law Center's new policy director is Reynelle Brown Staley, Food Moxie's new ED is Lisa Mosca, Anne Wakabayashi left Emerge Pennsylvania for Emerge America and six more leadership changes in local social impact.
Mazzoni Center’s CEO is stepping down by 2019 people

Nov. 13, 2018 1:32 pm

Mazzoni Center’s CEO is stepping down by 2019

Lydia Gonzalez Sciarrino joined the embattled LGBTQ healthcare nonprofit as CEO in March. A former director-level staffer said they think a better future for the org is possible, but only under more diverse leadership.
Leeway Foundation is hosting a virtual film festival all November long purpose

Oct. 31, 2018 12:45 pm

Leeway Foundation is hosting a virtual film festival all November long

It's part of an ongoing 25th anniversary celebration for the org that funds women and trans artists in the Delaware Valley, which is also releasing a guide to trans-affirming policies next week.
Philly’s new LGBTQ board prep program is prioritizing accessibility purpose

Sep. 11, 2018 10:00 am

Philly’s new LGBTQ board prep program is prioritizing accessibility

Community Leadership Pipeline Initiative will train LGBTQ people of color, youth, trans people and seniors, about the ins and outs of board service and match them with leadership positions at local nonprofits.

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