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How ReStore’s self-sustaining revenue model supports local housing in Philadelphia method

Jul. 13, 2018 12:50 pm

How ReStore’s self-sustaining revenue model supports local housing in Philadelphia

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia CEO Corinne O'Connell explains the on-mission success of the nonprofit's social enterprise arm.
Broke in Philly made a resource map for low-income Philadelphians purpose

Jul. 11, 2018 11:10 am

Broke in Philly made a resource map for low-income Philadelphians

The map includes service centers that can help with food, housing, public benefits and financial empowerment centers.
Here’s where people living on Philly streets can find respite from the heat method

Jul. 3, 2018 10:24 am

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

People experiencing homelessness lack consistent access to water, shade and shelter, making them extra vulnerable during heat health emergencies.
Ending the ‘closet to poverty pipeline’ for LGBTQ youth method

Jun. 28, 2018 8:48 am

Ending the ‘closet to poverty pipeline’ for LGBTQ youth

Stoneleigh Fellow Kee Tobar celebrates Pride Month by "making sure that the most vulnerable amongst us are not so consumed with survival that they cannot participate in the joy and celebrations that are integral to it."
In North Philly, a produce truck and a supermarket are fighting food insecurity method

Jun. 15, 2018 12:20 pm

In North Philly, a produce truck and a supermarket are fighting food insecurity

Perhaps Fresh Grocer and Aleksandr Faynberg are competitors, but for those who live near Broad and Jefferson streets, they both fill an essential need.
United Way’s new Impact Fund grants signal a shift in priority funding

May 24, 2018 12:45 pm

United Way’s new Impact Fund grants signal a shift in priority

The $14.1 million is the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey's first investment focusing exclusively on intergenerational poverty.
Why nonprofits need to switch to person-first language immediately method

May 21, 2018 9:49 am

Why nonprofits need to switch to person-first language immediately

Direct-service orgs are perfectly equipped to drive large-scale adoption of more humanizing word use, argues columnist Valerie Johnson.
The latest City Health Dashboard stats are … not great results

May 15, 2018 12:00 pm

The latest City Health Dashboard stats are … not great

But it's not all bad news, either: Philly is walkable!
Can financial literacy solve Philly’s poverty problem? method

May 14, 2018 12:41 pm

Can financial literacy solve Philly’s poverty problem?

Financial empowerment and wealth building are micro-level fixes for a macro-level problem — but they can make a difference on an individual level.
Philly’s poverty rate won’t budge. Could artificial intelligence help? method

Apr. 24, 2018 11:15 am

Philly’s poverty rate won’t budge. Could artificial intelligence help?

Columnist Tivoni Devor proposes a local fix adopted by other municipalities to solve their most wicked problems.

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