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Opinion: Dare to imagine a different kind of board purpose

Apr. 29, 2021 8:54 am

Opinion: Dare to imagine a different kind of board

Guest columnist Abdul-Aliy Muhammad identifies some of the problems they see in current boards, and proposes some alternative structures.
Opinion: Why aren’t we paying our early childhood educators what they deserve? purpose

Apr. 20, 2021 8:41 am

Opinion: Why aren’t we paying our early childhood educators what they deserve?

"It is time for Pennsylvania and Philadelphia to invest in teachers by increasing the per child rate provided to the organizations who are educating our young children," says guest columnist Kathy McHale.
Opinion: Don’t fall for Rep. Martina White’s rhetoric. Trans women are women purpose

Apr. 12, 2021 9:08 am

Opinion: Don’t fall for Rep. Martina White’s rhetoric. Trans women are women

Women’s sports need media coverage, investment, and resources. Not gender policing, says guest columnist Erica Vanstone. 
Opinion: The call for PILOTs is a call for wealthy nonprofits to invest in justice rather than charity purpose

Apr. 5, 2021 9:13 am

Opinion: The call for PILOTs is a call for wealthy nonprofits to invest in justice rather than charity

PILOTs have the power to "shift wealth from powerful and privileged institutions to the neediest and most marginalized communities," says guest columnist Angela Chan.
Dear nonprofits: There is no meeting in the middle when it comes to anti-abortion legislation purpose

Mar. 31, 2021 8:42 am

Dear nonprofits: There is no meeting in the middle when it comes to anti-abortion legislation

"What has been happening in our state exemplifies state-sanctioned violence, and we need you all to name this in your programming, conversations, and in your board meetings," say Elicia Gonzales and Signe Espinoza in their new opinion piece.
Opinion: Racist stereotypes, rape culture lead to victim blaming in Atlanta shooting purpose

Mar. 22, 2021 8:00 am

Opinion: Racist stereotypes, rape culture lead to victim blaming in Atlanta shooting

“Temptation is a magical word. It can transform wrongdoers into victims, and predators into prey, all without the knowledge, consent, or participation of the object of desire," say guest columnists Lila Slovak and Monique Howard.
Opinion:  We could have ended family detention in PA in 2016. Why is it allowed to continue? purpose

Feb. 26, 2021 11:00 am

Opinion: We could have ended family detention in PA in 2016. Why is it allowed to continue?

Berks Family Residential Center "has been operating as a family prison since 2014 and this last year we’ve seen families face months of incarceration all while a global pandemic tears through prisons," says guest columnist Prudence Powell.
Opinion: Racism within CBS should empower the public to demand change in media purpose

Feb. 5, 2021 9:00 am

Opinion: Racism within CBS should empower the public to demand change in media

"Communities in Philly — particularly Black communities — stand to lose opportunities for coverage and collaboration with journalists if the internal issues at KYW-TV and other local outlets are not promptly addressed," says guest columnist Tauhid Chappell.
Opinion: An erosion of trust purpose

Feb. 2, 2021 12:32 pm

Opinion: An erosion of trust

"Nothing matters more than trust right now and it is difficult to see how it will be restored in this community, given the actions of Philly Fighting COVID and, sadly, our government," says guest columnist Jane Shull.
Opinion: Want Latinxs to get the COVID vaccine? You’ve got to look beyond the obvious purpose

Jan. 12, 2021 12:12 pm

Opinion: Want Latinxs to get the COVID vaccine? You’ve got to look beyond the obvious

Here are four ways to understand and address Latinx vaccine hesitancy.

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