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Can EITC be a tool for poverty alleviation or wealth building in Fairhill? purpose

Jan. 11, 2021 11:09 am

Can EITC be a tool for poverty alleviation or wealth building in Fairhill?

“We need to develop systems to ensure warm and effective connectivity between the free tax prep and the comprehensive set of public benefits, subsidies, supports, and resources," says Will Gonzalez, executive director of Ceiba.
A look inside the stubborn problem of access to benefits and relief in Kensington purpose

Dec. 8, 2020 9:57 am

A look inside the stubborn problem of access to benefits and relief in Kensington

Generocity contributor Brandon Dorfman looks at some the root causes of poverty in Kensington, and at the limitations of, and challenges to, poverty alleviation efforts that have been deployed in the neighborhood in the past.
This is Philadelphia’s largest, newest coalition combating poverty purpose

Dec. 1, 2020 4:11 pm

This is Philadelphia’s largest, newest coalition combating poverty

Generocity contributor Brandon Dorfman takes a deep dive into how poverty manifests in Philadelphia, and the unprecedented coalition that has committed to lift 100,000 Philadelphians out of it in the next five years.
ADVANCE 2020 brings together nonprofit leaders to tackle the region’s most significant crises purpose

Nov. 16, 2020 12:30 pm

ADVANCE 2020 brings together nonprofit leaders to tackle the region’s most significant crises

Session hosts such as GreenLight Fund’s Omar Woodard, Knight Foundation’s Alberto Ibargüen, and Think & Grow Farms' Jamie Bracey-Green challenged conventional wisdom.
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.
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.

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