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Girls Rock Philly will change its name to center trans identities purpose

May 27, 2021 9:50 am

Girls Rock Philly will change its name to center trans identities

GRP will host summer events for community members to discuss what a more equitable name could be for the nonprofit.
Trans Resilience Fund offers direct support for a community largely overlooked by COVID 19 recovery funding funding

May 12, 2021 8:31 am

Trans Resilience Fund offers direct support for a community largely overlooked by COVID 19 recovery funding

“There are several unique things about this new Fund. The first is that it is available to groups which are not yet incorporated as formal nonprofits," says Farrah Parkes of the Gender Justice Fund.
How to tell if your college is trans-inclusive purpose

May 3, 2021 11:13 am

How to tell if your college is trans-inclusive

Here are a few key concrete things that trans students — as well as educational counselors and colleges themselves — can look at in gauging whether a college is trans affirming.
Opinion: Demolition of Gloria Casarez mural would be a massive loss for Philly purpose

Oct. 15, 2020 1:20 pm

Opinion: Demolition of Gloria Casarez mural would be a massive loss for Philly

"Taking it down symbolizes the destruction of hope, destroying visibility of Latinxs, women, Lesbians, and cancer warriors," says guest columnist Erme Maula.
What does COVID-19 mean for the mental health of Philly’s LGBTQ+ students? purpose

Oct. 12, 2020 11:30 am

What does COVID-19 mean for the mental health of Philly’s LGBTQ+ students?

COVID-19 poses complex concern for LGBTQ+ students who are already at the brink, says guest columnist Cameron McConkey.
Ada Bello and John Butts receive Spirit of CARIE award, serve as models of lifelong LGBTQ activism purpose

Apr. 7, 2020 8:06 am

Ada Bello and John Butts receive Spirit of CARIE award, serve as models of lifelong LGBTQ activism

Elders from the LGBTQ community look at COVID-19 with 'experience and hard-earned insight,' says guest columnist Diane Menio.
Will COVID-19 end ‘white professional’ nonprofit culture? purpose

Apr. 2, 2020 2:42 pm

Will COVID-19 end ‘white professional’ nonprofit culture?

"Those in power, who previously held others to 'professional' standards, are experiencing for themselves how difficult it is to maintain those standards when life is hard," says guest columnist Sam Chenkin.
COVID-19 prompted changes at Mazzoni include furloughs for 30% of staff, leadership paycuts purpose

Mar. 27, 2020 5:28 pm

COVID-19 prompted changes at Mazzoni include furloughs for 30% of staff, leadership paycuts

Programs addressing food, housing, and medical case management will return to full capacity but physical and behavioral health services will continue to operate remotely.
Being gay and working in emergency shelter purpose

Nov. 26, 2019 10:49 am

Being gay and working in emergency shelter

Guest columnist Andrew Huff considers what it means for a white, housed, gay man to be in solidarity with Black men experiencing homelessness.
A resource for those transitioning professionally and personally, Career Wardrobe opens a second Delco site purpose

Aug. 8, 2019 8:08 am

A resource for those transitioning professionally and personally, Career Wardrobe opens a second Delco site

"This is our path to success: the clients report self-confidence that makes them engaged in their job search, they get employment, they transition off benefits,” said Sheri Cole, the executive director of the social enterprise.

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