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In states like Pa., the politics of poverty are ‘absolutely important’ method

Jul. 27, 2016 8:48 am

In states like Pa., the politics of poverty are ‘absolutely important’

Poverty in rural Pa. looks different than it does in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Still, "we should be able to have a statewide conversation about poverty," said GreenLight Fund Philadelphia ED Omar Woodard.
Money attracts more money: How this early childhood education program landed almost $2M funding

Apr. 14, 2016 12:50 pm

Money attracts more money: How this early childhood education program landed almost $2M

Parent-Child Home Program will replicate its model in Philadelphia, thanks to a round of fundraising led by GreenLight Fund.
How including more than the usual suspects helps our conversations method

Apr. 7, 2016 9:26 am

How including more than the usual suspects helps our conversations

When decision makers become more accessible to community members, great problem solving can ensue, as exemplified by this month's OpenAccessPHL meetup.
Why this state senate candidate axed his campaign to head up a local nonprofit people

Feb. 4, 2016 10:41 am

Why this state senate candidate axed his campaign to head up a local nonprofit

North Philly native Omar Woodard dropped his third district senate run for a job as executive director of local venture philanthropy firm GreenLight Fund Philadelphia. Why? For a shot at making more effective impact.

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