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Six months into its push to end systemic racism, City gives itself good grade purpose

Feb. 12, 2021 1:15 pm

Six months into its push to end systemic racism, City gives itself good grade

Still, its Reform, Transformation, and Reconciliation process is less truth and reconciliation — a grassroots-driven process designed to help community members come to terms with past violence and increase awareness of trauma — and more think-tank.
At protests that draw counter-protesters, people on the left more likely to face arrest purpose

Jan. 14, 2021 2:34 pm

At protests that draw counter-protesters, people on the left more likely to face arrest

In analyzing 64 U.S. protests from 2017 and 2018 where counter-protesters were present and arrests were made, right-leaning protesters account for 8% of total arrests while left-leaning protesters account for 81% of arrests.
The 25 most popular Generocity stories of 2020 purpose

Dec. 16, 2020 2:58 pm

The 25 most popular Generocity stories of 2020

Nobody could have guessed what would be on the bingo card this year.
Executive director of Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania Advocates resigns after accusations of racism, workplace abuse purpose

Dec. 3, 2020 1:47 pm

Executive director of Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania Advocates resigns after accusations of racism, workplace abuse

After the resignation, the director of a peer reproductive rights nonprofit calls on the PPPA board to ensure that the organization's internal operations reflect its externally-expressed values.
ADVANCE 2020 brings together nonprofit leaders to tackle the region’s most significant crises purpose

Nov. 16, 2020 12:30 pm

ADVANCE 2020 brings together nonprofit leaders to tackle the region’s most significant crises

Session hosts such as GreenLight Fund’s Omar Woodard, Knight Foundation’s Alberto Ibargüen, and Think & Grow Farms' Jamie Bracey-Green challenged conventional wisdom.
City says it’s making progress on protest-driven policy changes purpose

Nov. 6, 2020 2:30 pm

City says it’s making progress on protest-driven policy changes

After 11 meetings, the City's "Pathways to Reform, Transformation and Reconciliation" steering committee has released its first progress report in its four areas of concern.
What happened last night in West Philly? Demands for justice, fire, kettling by police purpose

Oct. 28, 2020 12:20 pm

What happened last night in West Philly? Demands for justice, fire, kettling by police

Vanessa Maria Graber, a producer at PhillyCAM and organizer with Free Press, posted this account of events last night on her Facebook page.
Candace McKinley: ‘We have all the tools we need to start building and collectively funding the alternatives to police’ purpose

Oct. 27, 2020 5:20 pm

Candace McKinley: ‘We have all the tools we need to start building and collectively funding the alternatives to police’

In this Q & A, the lead organizer of the Philadelphia Community Bail Fund talks about posting bail for last night's protesters, how small businesses are in the same boat as looters, and what we all need to get about this police violence.
Ancient cancel cultures: The defacement of statues in America replicates a tradition going back millennia purpose

Aug. 20, 2020 9:03 am

Ancient cancel cultures: The defacement of statues in America replicates a tradition going back millennia

Since at least the third millennium B.C., economically, socially and politically marginalized people have questioned authority by mutilating public images of rulers, says guest columnist Sarah Kurnick.
The protest encampments — and the housing crisis they represent — aren’t going away purpose

Aug. 19, 2020 11:58 am

The protest encampments — and the housing crisis they represent — aren’t going away

On Monday the City gave notice it would evict the residents of two encampments the next day. After a flurry of actions on Tuesday, the residents find themselves with a reprieve until Thursday morning, when a federal judge is slated to hear their testimony.

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