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Meet Trooper Sanders, Benefits Data Trust’s new CEO people

Sep. 5, 2019 5:35 pm

Meet Trooper Sanders, Benefits Data Trust’s new CEO

The Detroit native, and self-avowed history nerd, has more than 20 years of experience working at the crossroads of business, government, and the nonprofit sectors.
March For Our Lives Philly youth organizers: It’s ‘extremely important for us to participate in politics’ method

Feb. 20, 2019 2:40 pm

March For Our Lives Philly youth organizers: It’s ‘extremely important for us to participate in politics’

Local teens are hosting voter registration drives at their schools and encouraging their peers to be politically aware. Plus, here's how to vote for the first time.
‘A Dream Deferred’ exhibit wants to inspire visitors to ‘engage the systems that are doing you wrong’ purpose

Oct. 31, 2018 8:45 am

‘A Dream Deferred’ exhibit wants to inspire visitors to ‘engage the systems that are doing you wrong’

Little Giant Creative's multimedia exhibit, on display through Nov. 17, uses multimedia to explain redlining's legacy in Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania is getting tighter regulations for recovery homes. Will they improve a faulty system? results

Jul. 26, 2018 2:16 pm

Pennsylvania is getting tighter regulations for recovery homes. Will they improve a faulty system?

In 2016, Bristol Township passed its own such ordinances. Here's what the impact and challenges have been, and why monitoring the places where people with addiction can recover matters.
This is why advocates are supporting LGBTQ foster parents in court purpose

Jun. 28, 2018 12:45 pm

This is why advocates are supporting LGBTQ foster parents in court

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.
Philly’s poverty rate won’t budge. Could artificial intelligence help? method

Apr. 24, 2018 11:15 am

Philly’s poverty rate won’t budge. Could artificial intelligence help?

Columnist Tivoni Devor proposes a local fix adopted by other municipalities to solve their most wicked problems.
For Philadelphians with disabilities, independence through technology is key method

Apr. 11, 2018 12:30 pm

For Philadelphians with disabilities, independence through technology is key

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.
Philadelphia cedes rank but remains top 10 in latest Campaign for Black Male Achievement report results

Feb. 5, 2018 8:25 am

Philadelphia cedes rank but remains top 10 in latest Campaign for Black Male Achievement report

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.
‘Whether it’s reality or perception,’ immigrants seeking healthcare ‘are living in fear’ of deportation method

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.
A day in the life of Philadelphia’s director of immigrant affairs, Miriam Enriquez people

Jul. 5, 2017 1:22 pm

A day in the life of Philadelphia’s director of immigrant affairs, Miriam Enriquez

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."

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