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March is going to The ‘Burbs purpose

Mar. 6, 2019 1:20 pm

March is going to The ‘Burbs

Even if you don’t buy into the stereotypes, you might be forgiven for wondering what need could there possibly be for social impact organizations to work in the four wealthiest counties in the state. As it happens, there is plenty of need.
Amid the buzz of his shears, Joshua Santiago dreams of a better Kensington people

Mar. 6, 2019 9:30 am

Amid the buzz of his shears, Joshua Santiago dreams of a better Kensington

He sees a lot while he's cutting hair: People sheltering in abandoned buildings, huddling up for warmth, struggling with drug addiction. And he thinks about how the neighborhood's empty buildings could be filled with help.
How hard is it to convert vacant buildings into affordable homes for Kensington residents in need? method

Feb. 18, 2019 10:55 am

How hard is it to convert vacant buildings into affordable homes for Kensington residents in need?

Neighborhood organizations such as Simple Homes, Jumpstart Kensington and NKCDC are looking for solutions to a multi-ZIP code problem.
#MeToo must focus on the experiences of low-wage workers facing sexual harassment purpose

Feb. 8, 2019 10:50 am

#MeToo must focus on the experiences of low-wage workers facing sexual harassment

"One thing we can try to do is to prevent sexual harassment from happening in the first place, before the harm occurs that can leave someone traumatized for life, or excluded from a career."
Breastfeeding in Riverside: Meet 3 moms who pump in jail purpose

Feb. 5, 2019 10:12 am

Breastfeeding in Riverside: Meet 3 moms who pump in jail

A lactation program run by Maternity Care Coalition encourages incarcerated new mothers to maintain their breast milk supply, reinforcing maternal bonds and providing health benefits to their newborns.
Where to find low-cost tax prep resources in Philadelphia method

Feb. 4, 2019 12:45 pm

Where to find low-cost tax prep resources in Philadelphia

And because need for financial help doesn't disappear after April 15, consider these options for benefits and legal assistance for disputes involving taxes, too.
PIDC is hoping to spur inclusive growth in Philly with those new Opportunity Zones method

Jan. 31, 2019 12:36 pm

PIDC is hoping to spur inclusive growth in Philly with those new Opportunity Zones

"With a strategic approach at the local level, Opportunity Zones can attract private investment to support and benefit — not displace — existing businesses, residents and neighborhoods."
Ask Generocity: What do you want to know about poverty in Philadelphia? purpose

Jan. 24, 2019 11:20 am

Ask Generocity: What do you want to know about poverty in Philadelphia?

Tell us what you want to know about how the social impact sector is tackling one of the city biggest problems, and we'll investigate as part of Broke in Philly.
For Philly’s vulnerable, the government shutdown trickles down to tragedy purpose

Jan. 18, 2019 11:01 am

For Philly’s vulnerable, the government shutdown trickles down to tragedy

"Wherever we fall on the political spectrum, we all must agree that punishing the poor is not the way to make America great again," writes Pathways to Housing PA head Christine Simiriglia.
It’s Economic Mobility Action Month. Can you imagine a Philly without poverty? purpose

Jan. 16, 2019 7:47 am

It’s Economic Mobility Action Month. Can you imagine a Philly without poverty?

The co-executive directors of Resolve Philadelphia want to know: What do you think we need to move toward that vision?

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