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Kensington Storefront workers facing the opioid crisis head-on: ‘We need more help’ from the city results

Jun. 6, 2018 11:20 am

Kensington Storefront workers facing the opioid crisis head-on: ‘We need more help’ from the city

An estimated 80 to 130 people visit the public art-making space per day, but certified recovery specialists are scarce. Reps from Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services and Mural Arts say help is on the way.
Power Moves: Riverfront North Partnership’s new captain is Stephanie Phillips people

May 30, 2018 8:30 am

Power Moves: Riverfront North Partnership’s new captain is Stephanie Phillips

Plus, Kevin Dow is Friends of the Rail Park's first conductor, Geneva Global picked its new CEO from an international aid org, four local urbanists were just named Emerging City Champions and eight more leadership changes in Philly social impact.
Help the City of Philadelphia apply a Smart Cities mentality to neighborhood challenges purpose

May 25, 2018 12:19 pm

Help the City of Philadelphia apply a Smart Cities mentality to neighborhood challenges

At the first Tech in the Commons project night this Wednesday, May 30, examine the application of technology in solving hyperlocal problems — think noise complaints, litter, public health.
Smart Cities projects matter for nonprofits, too. Learn how at Tech in the Commons purpose

May 10, 2018 12:45 pm

Smart Cities projects matter for nonprofits, too. Learn how at Tech in the Commons

The concept is about "understanding the various challenges in a community and identifying ways technology might support a better solution." Learn how nonprofits fit Tuesday, May 15.
Power Moves: Ajeenah Amir is now director of the Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement people

May 8, 2018 12:18 pm

Power Moves: Ajeenah Amir is now director of the Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement

Plus, Children's Scholarship Fund Philadelphia picked its Ina Lipman replacement, the local United Way added some diversity to its executive team and 10 more leadership changes in Philly social impact.
Philly’s new ‘academy’ aims to help immigrants navigate the U.S. workplace purpose

May 7, 2018 11:07 am

Philly’s new ‘academy’ aims to help immigrants navigate the U.S. workplace

The City of Philadelphia and local nonprofits are providing multilingual tools to help immigrants champion fair working conditions.
Philly’s poverty rate won’t budge. Could artificial intelligence help? method

Apr. 24, 2018 11:15 am

Philly’s poverty rate won’t budge. Could artificial intelligence help?

Columnist Tivoni Devor proposes a local fix adopted by other municipalities to solve their most wicked problems.
#PTW18 kicks off next Friday. Here are 15 events for social impact pros purpose

Apr. 19, 2018 12:38 pm

#PTW18 kicks off next Friday. Here are 15 events for social impact pros

Our shortlist of must-attend Philly Tech Week events for nonprofit, civic tech, social enterprise and accessibility leaders.
Why the City of Philadelphia formed the new Mayor’s Office on People with Disabilities results

Apr. 12, 2018 10:30 am

Why the City of Philadelphia formed the new Mayor’s Office on People with Disabilities

A look at best practices showed the need for additional, compliance-focused leadership beyond the existing Mayor’s Commission on People with Disabilities.
Power Moves: Kiera Smalls is Philly Startup Leaders’ new ED people

Mar. 5, 2018 12:45 pm

Power Moves: Kiera Smalls is Philly Startup Leaders’ new ED

Plus, Larry Krasner hired an Obama appointee, Nina Ahmad is switching political races, Josh Sevin left the Economy League, Generocity is losing one of its own and five more leadership changes.

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