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Drexel’s Urban Innovation Fellows are tackling workforce development and public health people

Nov. 17, 2017 9:52 am

Drexel’s Urban Innovation Fellows are tackling workforce development and public health

The three inaugural fellows — Michael O'Bryan, Priya Mammen and Chris Spahr — will be working with Drexel University's Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation for the next three to six months.
Joanna Otero-Cruz takes on Gurney Street people

Jul. 31, 2017 6:27 am

Joanna Otero-Cruz takes on Gurney Street

From nonprofits to city government, the Fairhill native has spent her career working with at-risk communities. Right now, she's focused on cleaning up the notorious hub for the city’s opioid epidemic.
Here’s how the city will take care of those displaced by the Conrail tracks cleanup method

Jul. 25, 2017 12:58 pm

Here’s how the city will take care of those displaced by the Conrail tracks cleanup

Billy Penn has the details on how Philly will help the people who lived along Gurney Street, most of whom are dealing with homelessness and substance use disorders.
Why Kennett Square’s La Comunidad Hispana prefers its acronym results

Feb. 7, 2017 12:50 pm

Why Kennett Square’s La Comunidad Hispana prefers its acronym

Health center LCH has historically serviced Kennett Square's large population of Latino farm workers, but its staff wants you to know they don't turn anyone away.
This overdose prevention newsletter from 1999 is still relevant purpose

Jan. 25, 2017 10:00 am

This overdose prevention newsletter from 1999 is still relevant

Though the details of the Fall 1999 issue of Harm Reduction Coalition's newsletter may be out of date, the issues raised inside are as current as ever.
Suburban poverty is a new kind of challenge for pediatricians purpose

Nov. 28, 2016 9:36 am

Suburban poverty is a new kind of challenge for pediatricians

Food insecurity isn't just an urban issue — especially considering pending shifts in healthcare.
Food deserts aren’t a place. They’re ‘an experience’ results

Nov. 16, 2016 9:25 am

Food deserts aren’t a place. They’re ‘an experience’

It's not just geographic location. Individual factors like income, disability and education also play a role. Next City reports on personal grocery habits of Philadelphians.
MSNBC takes a long look at the cycle of poverty in Philadelphia purpose

Nov. 8, 2016 7:25 am

MSNBC takes a long look at the cycle of poverty in Philadelphia

The network's Geography of Poverty series reports on how the criminal justice system has kept many Philadelphians trapped in the cycle of poverty.
There’s a food truck driving around teaching people how to cook kale method

Nov. 3, 2016 9:43 am

There’s a food truck driving around teaching people how to cook kale

It's Vetri Community Partnership's Mobile Teaching Kitchen. Expect it to roll out in full this coming spring.
This 27-year-old family foundation director doesn’t want your grant applications people

Oct. 19, 2016 12:54 pm

This 27-year-old family foundation director doesn’t want your grant applications

Max Tuttleman "grabbed the reins" to his family's foundation when he was 20. He doesn't believe in mission and thinks institutional philanthropy is outdated — but he wants to fund your project.

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