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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.
Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector people

Aug. 31, 2018 12:45 pm

Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector

Nonprofit, philanthropy, local gov and biz pros working in the fields of hiring, women in leadership, social entrepreneurship, accessibility, criminal justice, LGBTQ, sustainability, leaders of color, community development, impact investing, civic tech and volunteerism.
Catch Philly’s Amber Hikes on Cameron Esposito’s Queery podcast people

Jul. 24, 2018 12:37 pm

Catch Philly’s Amber Hikes on Cameron Esposito’s Queery podcast

The director of the City of Philadelphia's Office of LGBT Affairs chatted with the comedian about the city's diversity, new flag and whether her job makes her feel "hopeful."
Nominate a Philly leader of color to be recognized in Generocity’s 2018 Leader List people

Jul. 16, 2018 12:50 pm

Nominate a Philly leader of color to be recognized in Generocity’s 2018 Leader List

This August, our editorial calendar will again celebrate the local social impact sector's diversity, but we need your help.
Power Moves: Education policy pro Ami Patel Hopkins is now a … teacher resident? people

Jul. 9, 2018 12:45 pm

Power Moves: Education policy pro Ami Patel Hopkins is now a … teacher resident?

The School District of Philadelphia's former kindergarten transition fellow is heading back to the classroom. Plus, Fairmount CDC's Kevin Moran will lead the new Northern Liberties Business Improvement District and eight more leadership changes.
This is why advocates are supporting LGBTQ foster parents in court purpose

Jun. 28, 2018 12:45 pm

This is why advocates are supporting LGBTQ foster parents in court

In the ongoing legal battle between Catholic Social Services and the City of Philadelphia, questions of religious liberty and anti-discrimination in the foster care system are on trial. Meanwhile, the Office of LGBT Affairs is actively recruiting prospective foster parents.
Ending the ‘closet to poverty pipeline’ for LGBTQ youth method

Jun. 28, 2018 8:48 am

Ending the ‘closet to poverty pipeline’ for LGBTQ youth

Stoneleigh Fellow Kee Tobar celebrates Pride Month by "making sure that the most vulnerable amongst us are not so consumed with survival that they cannot participate in the joy and celebrations that are integral to it."
Mental health guide: Where to get therapy on a sliding scale in Philadelphia purpose

Jun. 27, 2018 12:46 pm

Mental health guide: Where to get therapy on a sliding scale in Philadelphia

Many of these 12+ organizations' fees are based on income, so insurance isn’t required to receive help.

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