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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?
This newly revived cash assistance program for poor Pennsylvanians is at risk again results

Jan. 15, 2019 1:30 pm

This newly revived cash assistance program for poor Pennsylvanians is at risk again

General assistance was reinstated last summer after a six-year hiatus. New legislation threatens to gut the program, which offers about $200 per month to qualified residents.
Pa.’s new Clean Slate Law means jail time is no longer a life sentence results

Jan. 14, 2019 12:35 pm

Pa.’s new Clean Slate Law means jail time is no longer a life sentence

At least for some Pennsylvanians, like ND, who served time in the '90s for misdemeanors: "My record should be clean just like me."
Inside Esperanza’s ‘asset-building’ development strategy in Hunting Park method

Jan. 7, 2019 4:38 pm

Inside Esperanza’s ‘asset-building’ development strategy in Hunting Park

"As Hispanic people," said President and CEO Rev. Luis Cortés, "we need to build institutions that we control.” Here's the ethos behind the North Philadelphia nonprofit's long-term community engagement strategy.
Here’s where people living on Philly streets can find respite from the cold method

Dec. 28, 2018 12:24 pm

Here’s where people living on Philly streets can find respite from the cold

Meet nine facilities keeping people experiencing homelessness safe in the wintertime.
For young people in underserved communities, transportation can be a barrier to success funding

Dec. 21, 2018 7:11 am

For young people in underserved communities, transportation can be a barrier to success

Unreliable access to public transportation keeps youth from realizing their dreams, writes Hopeworks Camden's Valerie Buickerood. Here's how to help.
We need to talk about how we talk about work purpose

Dec. 17, 2018 3:00 pm

We need to talk about how we talk about work

The Urban League of Philadelphia's Ethan Tan on why the "dignity of work" is an ideology — and an immoral one, he argues.
Philly’s digital divide is growing, but at least we got some free Wi-Fi kiosks ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ purpose

Dec. 11, 2018 1:07 pm

Philly’s digital divide is growing, but at least we got some free Wi-Fi kiosks ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Only 71.6 percent of households in the city had broadband in 2017, compared to 83.5 percent nationally. On the bright side, smartphone users in Center City can now use five of an eventual 100 kiosks to access the internet.
Money Moves: Benefits Data Trust, Esperanza and 8 more Philly orgs just earned $1.78M funding

Dec. 6, 2018 12:50 pm

Money Moves: Benefits Data Trust, Esperanza and 8 more Philly orgs just earned $1.78M

Plus, in the second edition of the column keeping tabs on philanthropic and corporate giving: Local Lyft riders donated a quarter-mil to causes through the app’s Round Up & Donate program.
Center for Hunger-Free Communities just released 5 reports on discrimination and food insecurity results

Dec. 4, 2018 11:04 am

Center for Hunger-Free Communities just released 5 reports on discrimination and food insecurity

People who experience discrimination in places such as school, the workplace or healthcare settings are more likely to experience long-term food insecurity.

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