Jun. 28, 2018 12:45 pm
In the ongoing legal battle between Catholic Social Services and the City of Philadelphia, questions of religious liberty and anti-discrimination in the foster care system are on trial. Meanwhile, the Office of LGBT Affairs is actively recruiting prospective foster parents.
Apr. 24, 2018 11:15 am
Columnist Tivoni Devor proposes a local fix adopted by other municipalities to solve their most wicked problems.
Apr. 11, 2018 12:30 pm
Pennsylvania’s Initiative on Assistive Technology, housed in Temple University’s Institute on Disabilities, connects people with disabilities with tools to help navigate their world.
Feb. 5, 2018 8:25 am
But in the year separating the reports, the Office of Black Male Engagement also saw an administration change and shifting priorities. Here's how its leadership is working improve outcomes for Black men and boys.
Oct. 4, 2017 8:01 am
‘Whether it’s reality or perception,’ immigrants seeking healthcare ‘are living in fear’ of deportation
Maternity Care Coalition's fall policy forum pushed for educating immigrants on what social services they can legally access.
Jul. 5, 2017 1:22 pm
The lawyer's work includes organizing cultural programs and calming immigrants' fears about the city's sanctuary status: "We are right in the middle of it."
Jun. 15, 2017 12:55 pm
The Center City impact firm is overseeing a $10 million pooled fund. It's the next chapter in Pennsylvania's pay for success saga — and it aims to be a national model.
May 1, 2017 7:31 am
A peek into how policy-related research is being put into practice in Philly, from Fels Policy Research Initiative’s first conference.
Apr. 27, 2017 11:08 am
Why two Philly lawyers are calling for "bold policy reform."