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Philly’s Cheryl Ann Wadlington, founder of The Evoluer House, named a L’Oréal Paris Woman of Worth people

Nov. 25, 2020 5:16 pm

Philly’s Cheryl Ann Wadlington, founder of The Evoluer House, named a L’Oréal Paris Woman of Worth

One of 10 honorees in the U.S., if Wadlington earns the top honor, she will be able to expand capacity and offer more opportunities for socially distanced learning for the girls of color her nonprofit serves.
11 million older Americans struggle to make ends meet. It’s worst for older people of color purpose

Nov. 18, 2020 7:00 am

11 million older Americans struggle to make ends meet. It’s worst for older people of color

"The scale of the economic insecurity we’ve measured among older adults of color shows how critical government support can be to people living near the financial edge," says guest columnist Jan Mutchler.
Shortened census count will hurt communities of color, but there is still time to be counted purpose

Sep. 1, 2020 8:49 am

Shortened census count will hurt communities of color, but there is still time to be counted

According to guest columnist Aggie Yellow Horse, the Black community is at greatest risk of a census undercount. Our Generocity infographic shows that Philadelphia, Wilmington, Camden, Norristown and Chester all lag in census completion.
How to dismantle racist media? Lift up community voices funding

Jun. 12, 2020 8:58 am

How to dismantle racist media? Lift up community voices

Independence Public Media Foundation has created a $750,000 Community Voices Fund to speed the work of media that "creates and holds space for communities fighting for change and justice."
Centering women of color is key to COVID-19 response purpose

Apr. 30, 2020 12:21 pm

Centering women of color is key to COVID-19 response

The Women's Funding Collaborative offers six suggestions for philanthropic entities and policymakers.
Report details the gender gap on boards of Philly’s nonprofit meds and eds purpose

Oct. 7, 2019 8:00 am

Report details the gender gap on boards of Philly’s nonprofit meds and eds

The Women’s Nonprofit Leadership Initiative and the Nonprofit Center at La Salle University just released their 2019 census of women board members of the 50 largest nonprofit medical and educational institutions in Greater Philadelphia.
You know we’ve got your back. But who are the Generocity team members, really? purpose

Jul. 19, 2019 9:04 am

You know we’ve got your back. But who are the Generocity team members, really?

As Generocity's 10th anniversary approaches, get to know the people behind your social impact site.
At #PTW19, encouragement for communities of color to consider lean startups purpose

May 9, 2019 7:00 am

At #PTW19, encouragement for communities of color to consider lean startups

Entrepreneur Greg Sampson: "We should be able to come up with and have access to the opportunities that lead to the exponential growth that something like a driverless truck would create."
Here’s what the Mazzoni Center’s recent controversy can teach other nonprofits method

Apr. 26, 2017 12:58 pm

Here’s what the Mazzoni Center’s recent controversy can teach other nonprofits

CEO Nurit Shein is out. The LGBTQ organization's problems with alleged racial bias can be taken as a lesson to other nonprofits, LGBTQ and otherwise: Your leadership should reflect the population you're serving.
The marginalized artist and the pressures of representing an underrepresented culture purpose

Jan. 18, 2017 7:38 am

The marginalized artist and the pressures of representing an underrepresented culture

Cultural equity is a challenge, but Saudi filmmaker Hamzah Jamjoom's biggest obstacle was his own ego.

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