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Tell the city what you think of its Clean Energy Vision results

Nov. 21, 2017 12:47 pm

Tell the city what you think of its Clean Energy Vision

The plan supports Mayor Jim Kenney's goal of reducing carbon emissions by 80 percent in the next 30 years by rethinking where the city gets its energy.
Campbell Soup’s new diversity officer and 8 more Power Moves people

Nov. 17, 2017 12:55 pm

Campbell Soup’s new diversity officer and 8 more Power Moves

Bread & Roses Community Fund honored four activist leaders, Philadelphia Bar Foundation and Campus Philly made hires and a whole bunch of nonprofits have new board leadership.
This Vermont program might reduce sex offender recidivism. Could it work in Philly? results

Nov. 16, 2017 12:55 pm

This Vermont program might reduce sex offender recidivism. Could it work in Philly?

Generocity sent a reporter to Vermont to learn about a volunteer program that aims to break down the barriers between society and sex offenders. The tagline: "No more victims."
Prevention Point Philadelphia marks 25 years of battling HIV, AIDS and the opioid epidemic results

Nov. 15, 2017 12:19 pm

Prevention Point Philadelphia marks 25 years of battling HIV, AIDS and the opioid epidemic

The Kensington nonprofit is celebrating a quarter-century tomorrow. Executive Director Jose Benitez weighs in on how it's evolved and what's next in the fight against overdoses — including the possibility of safe injection sites.
Yes, there’s long-term value in a short-term volunteer project method

Nov. 10, 2017 1:56 pm

Yes, there’s long-term value in a short-term volunteer project

Meet Volunteering Untapped, the social group that matches young Philadelphians with small nonprofits in need on the second Saturday of every month.
Knight Cities Challenge winner PHL Participatory Design Lab is launching next week results

Nov. 10, 2017 10:23 am

Knight Cities Challenge winner PHL Participatory Design Lab is launching next week

The Office of Homeless Services and the Department of Revenue are working to improve their interactions with the public.
Pennsylvania’s political accelerator for women scored a 100% win rate last night results

Nov. 8, 2017 1:57 pm

Pennsylvania’s political accelerator for women scored a 100% win rate last night

"This is the first real test of the resistance," said Emerge PA Executive Director Anne Wakabayashi. "Emerge is training the resistance right now."
Catch some free Wi-Fi at the city’s new LinkPHL kiosks purpose

Nov. 2, 2017 8:01 am

Catch some free Wi-Fi at the city’s new LinkPHL kiosks

No word yet on when or where they'll be installed, though, which raises the question: What about that digital divide?
These 17 people are overseeing the $500 million Rebuild people

Oct. 30, 2017 10:58 am

These 17 people are overseeing the $500 million Rebuild

These stakeholders are the new oversight board for the initiative improving Philadelphia's public spaces. Their first public meeting is this week.
Philadelphians are surprisingly OK with city services results

Oct. 27, 2017 11:26 am

Philadelphians are surprisingly OK with city services

The Office of Performance Management teamed up with Temple to find out how people think the city's doing on issues like sanitation and public safety. The gist: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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