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ECS has been tackling Philly’s social issues for nearly 150 years. Now, its new focus is intergenerational poverty purpose

Oct. 31, 2019 1:45 pm

ECS has been tackling Philly’s social issues for nearly 150 years. Now, its new focus is intergenerational poverty

The organization has been a resource leader from the Great Depression to the AIDS crisis through today.
Systems blocking people from self-sufficiency purpose

Oct. 14, 2019 8:00 am

Systems blocking people from self-sufficiency

The reality of losing public benefits due to achieving economically is frightening, but it is possible to navigate with preparation, says guest columnist David Griffith of Episcopal Community Services.
Council of Economic Advisers’ proposed solutions to homelessness will actively harm people purpose

Oct. 11, 2019 1:05 pm

Council of Economic Advisers’ proposed solutions to homelessness will actively harm people

The Council of Economic Advisers’ proposed solutions to homelessness will actively harm both people experiencing homelessness and people in poverty who are at risk of homelessness, says guest columnist Matt Tice.
‘Poverty can be hard to talk about.’ This is how SCCON starts the conversation purpose

Sep. 23, 2019 8:00 am

‘Poverty can be hard to talk about.’ This is how SCCON starts the conversation

Southern Chester County Opportunity Network's work is based on the Bridges Out of Poverty model — a framework for understanding poverty that brings professionals and communities together to work on solutions.
ACLU takes its show on the road purpose

May 29, 2019 12:05 pm

ACLU takes its show on the road

Traditionally, the ACLU has fought its social justice battles in the courtroom and the halls of legislatures across the country, but now it is taking its fight to the streets in the form of grassroots advocacy and voter education.
Generocity asks: How does media literacy impact your work? people

Apr. 26, 2019 12:50 pm

Generocity asks: How does media literacy impact your work?

Four mission-driven professionals working in the nonprofit sector give us their answers.
Maternity care crisis (averted?) purpose

Apr. 22, 2019 5:37 pm

Maternity care crisis (averted?)

In the past two decades, 13 of the city's 19 maternity wards have closed. Philadelphia's maternal mortality rate is high, especially for women of color. Cause and effect? Not so fast, says Malcolm Burnley, who takes a deep look at the factors contributing to poor maternal health outcomes in the city.
In conversation with Bill Golderer: On changes at Philly’s United Way, his new hires and the bat signal purpose

Apr. 15, 2019 8:00 am

In conversation with Bill Golderer: On changes at Philly’s United Way, his new hires and the bat signal

The CEO with a gift for memorable turns-of-phrase and pop culture allusions has a plan to drop Philadelphia's poverty rate by six percentage points.
As Project HOME turns 30, a look at the state of homelessness in our city purpose

Apr. 12, 2019 7:31 am

As Project HOME turns 30, a look at the state of homelessness in our city

According to Sister Mary Scullion of Project HOME, Philadelphia has made substantial progress on homelessness in the past number of years. The city's street counts are the lowest of the nation’s 10 largest cities.
The fight to protect abortion rights heats up nationally and in PA purpose

Mar. 26, 2019 10:02 am

The fight to protect abortion rights heats up nationally and in PA

A conversation with Women’s Medical Fund Executive Director Elicia Gonzales focuses on current and proposed abortion restrictions that impact low-income women in Philly.

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