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Power Moves: City Hall shakeups, nonprofit departures and a new poet laureate people

Jan. 16, 2018 1:49 pm

Power Moves: City Hall shakeups, nonprofit departures and a new poet laureate

Leadership changes in Philly's commerce, public health and innovation and technology departments — plus, Sustainable Business Network is out of a policy manager, and CASA Youth Advocates has a new ED.
Arun Prabhakaran signed on as Krasner’s chief of staff after touring MLK’s hometown people

Jan. 12, 2018 2:37 pm

Arun Prabhakaran signed on as Krasner’s chief of staff after touring MLK’s hometown

Urban Affairs Coalition's former senior VP said he took the job after hearing a King speech on the importance of giving oneself up to the greater cause.
It’s time for Philly to invest in Philly funding

Jan. 11, 2018 1:17 pm

It’s time for Philly to invest in Philly

Columnist Tivoni Devor advocates for redistributing the city's pension fund and introducing a public bank for the sake of strengthening the city's workforce. Hear him out.
SERVE Philadelphia wants to log 100,000 hours of volunteer service in 2018 purpose

Jan. 8, 2018 11:56 am

SERVE Philadelphia wants to log 100,000 hours of volunteer service in 2018

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services's #CommitToServe campaign will connect individuals to volunteer opportunities throughout the city.
Relive AP Gov with Nick Marzano’s ‘Local Nation’ podcast purpose

Jan. 8, 2018 11:01 am

Relive AP Gov with Nick Marzano’s ‘Local Nation’ podcast

Learn the basics of U.S. government structure from a Philly civic engagement pro.
Power Moves: Philly’s new DA and Science Center’s exiting CEO people

Jan. 5, 2018 12:55 pm

Power Moves: Philly’s new DA and Science Center’s exiting CEO

Plus, Emerge Pennsylvania and Tribe 12 announced their latest cohorts, Public Citizens for Children and Youth has a stacked new advisory board and five more leadership changes in the local social impact community.
Philly’s newest anti-poverty hire is also a former roller derby pro people

Jan. 3, 2018 12:55 pm

Philly’s newest anti-poverty hire is also a former roller derby pro

Cassie Haynes, the Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity's new deputy director of innovation, plans to focus on policy over programs.
These are the 14 people you need to know in Philly civic tech: The realLIST people

Dec. 20, 2017 12:51 pm

These are the 14 people you need to know in Philly civic tech: The realLIST

The city staffers, open data geeks and civic engagement pros who shaped the scene.
Tell the Philly school district what you think ‘local control’ should look like purpose

Dec. 14, 2017 7:20 am

Tell the Philly school district what you think ‘local control’ should look like

Mayor Jim Kenney is putting together a nominating panel that will select 27 community members to be considered for the School District of Philadelphia's new Board of Education.
Meet Samantha Porter, the West Philly Promise Zone’s biggest cheerleader people

Dec. 13, 2017 2:13 pm

Meet Samantha Porter, the West Philly Promise Zone’s biggest cheerleader

The new director of place-based initiatives at the city's Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity wants you to know what's going on in the Promise Zone, a federal designation meant to reduce poverty in the area.

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