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It’s time for Philly to invest in Philly funding

Jan. 11, 2018 1:17 pm

It’s time for Philly to invest in Philly

Columnist Tivoni Devor advocates for redistributing the city's pension fund and introducing a public bank for the sake of strengthening the city's workforce. Hear him out.
A filmmaker made a movie about 4 North Philly kids’ lives. Five years later, she checked back in results

Jan. 4, 2018 1:21 pm

A filmmaker made a movie about 4 North Philly kids’ lives. Five years later, she checked back in

Amanda Danzinger's "Backyard Philly Project" update premieres today online.
Philly’s newest anti-poverty hire is also a former roller derby pro people

Jan. 3, 2018 12:55 pm

Philly’s newest anti-poverty hire is also a former roller derby pro

Cassie Haynes, the Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity's new deputy director of innovation, plans to focus on policy over programs.
How to sell your nonprofit’s ‘special sauce’ to donors funding

Dec. 20, 2017 10:30 am

How to sell your nonprofit’s ‘special sauce’ to donors

Hopeworks 'N Camden's Valerie Buickerwood makes the case for nonprofit leaders to focus on the "why" of their missions outside of direct services.
Meet Samantha Porter, the West Philly Promise Zone’s biggest cheerleader people

Dec. 13, 2017 2:13 pm

Meet Samantha Porter, the West Philly Promise Zone’s biggest cheerleader

The new director of place-based initiatives at the city's Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity wants you to know what's going on in the Promise Zone, a federal designation meant to reduce poverty in the area.
One in 5 Philadelphians suffers from food insecurity purpose

Dec. 13, 2017 12:40 pm

One in 5 Philadelphians suffers from food insecurity

Here's a snapshot of hunger in Philly, Pennsylvania and the U.S. — the discouraging stats, and the organizations trying to change them.
PHL Assembled collaborators on empowering marginalized communities through art method

Dec. 12, 2017 2:58 pm

PHL Assembled collaborators on empowering marginalized communities through art

A discussion featuring Reentry Think Tank and Black Quantum Futurism founders closed the PMA's Philadelphia Assembled exhibit by highlighting how collective storytelling encourages traumatized communities to reclaim their narratives.
A new SNAP form for Pennsylvania seniors got 50% more applications — but it’s not enough method

Dec. 6, 2017 11:50 am

A new SNAP form for Pennsylvania seniors got 50% more applications — but it’s not enough

It's now a lot easier for older adults and those receiving disability benefits to apply for food assistance. Why aren't more of them doing it?
What is the racial wealth gap? people

Nov. 30, 2017 7:57 am

What is the racial wealth gap?

Clarifi's director of community engagement, Soneyet Muhammad, pitches the nonprofit's three-year-old financial bootcamp program, which pivoted this year to address the topic.
How to hire nontraditional workers method

Nov. 2, 2017 12:55 pm

How to hire nontraditional workers

Such as returning citizens, veterans and people who live in the neighborhood where your business resides (hey there, Temple) — and other lessons from a recent Chamber of Commerce panel on economic development.

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