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Beyond Literacy: Combining nearly 90 years of history into one org purpose

Apr. 29, 2021 12:42 pm

Beyond Literacy: Combining nearly 90 years of history into one org

Two prominent adult literacy orgs announced their merger this week, creating the largest adult education agency in the city.
Beyond the pivot: Which organizations have used COVID as an accelerant for transformation? purpose

Mar. 22, 2021 1:09 pm

Beyond the pivot: Which organizations have used COVID as an accelerant for transformation?

It is important to acknowledge that not all the changes the virus wrought have been bad ones. We ask Generocity's community to help us identify the nonprofits that have cultivated positive change.
The Mighty Writers trajectory: How to start small, scale up with success, and pivot in crisis method

Mar. 3, 2021 8:40 am

The Mighty Writers trajectory: How to start small, scale up with success, and pivot in crisis

After the pandemic shut down its five sites, the nonprofit took its literacy efforts online, and put boots on the ground to distribute food and necessities to the hard-hit communities it serves in North, West and South Philly.
Skills acquisition to literacy — this month we’re talking adult education in Philadelphia purpose

Sep. 10, 2019 2:14 pm

Skills acquisition to literacy — this month we’re talking adult education in Philadelphia

In the upcoming weeks, we will introduce you to some of the adult education providers who impact the lives of adults with barriers to employment, as well as those organizations that offer opportunities for nonprofit pros to develop new skills.
These three young African immigrants are changing the game for girls in Liberia people

Jun. 27, 2019 1:00 pm

These three young African immigrants are changing the game for girls in Liberia

Summer Kollie, Princess Aghayere and Oladunni Alomaja, are launching Rebound Liberia, a program that will empower young women in Africa through basketball, personal development and literacy education.
Want literacy? Libraries and ‘giving libraries’ have your back purpose

Apr. 29, 2019 8:04 am

Want literacy? Libraries and ‘giving libraries’ have your back

Media literacy, digital literacy, just plain literacy — Temple University Libraries, Queen Memorial Library of the Free Library of Philadelphia, and Tree House Books are champions of it.
4 unheralded Philadelphia nonprofits doing the tough, on-the-ground work purpose

Oct. 30, 2018 12:30 pm

4 unheralded Philadelphia nonprofits doing the tough, on-the-ground work

Four experienced nonprofit execs picked four local orgs they think more people should know about. Meet Up and Running Healthcare Solutions, Tree House Books, Urban Creators and Preventing HIV Project.
Mighty Writers bought 100 books for kids held at a local detention center. Now, they’re not welcome purpose

Jul. 3, 2018 4:45 pm

Mighty Writers bought 100 books for kids held at a local detention center. Now, they’re not welcome

After a planned Tuesday morning delivery to Berks County Residential Center was "abruptly cancelled" on Monday afternoon, the nonprofit is regrouping.
It’s been a good week for STEM education and literacy in Philly funding

Sep. 29, 2017 1:55 pm

It’s been a good week for STEM education and literacy in Philly

Good news: Lots of money just got pushed into local schools, and more might be on its way. Plus, a look back at our education reporting from the month.
September is now Philly’s Adult Education Month people

Sep. 14, 2017 10:50 am

September is now Philly’s Adult Education Month

And the Office of Adult Education has a whole bunch going on, as Director of Professional Development and Community Engagement Naomie Nyanungo shared during her "Around the Corner" interview.

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