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Opinion: Where is the City of Philadelphia’s urgency in response to racism? purpose

Aug. 27, 2020 8:37 am

Opinion: Where is the City of Philadelphia’s urgency in response to racism?

Guest columnists Lee Scottlorde, Alison Roberts and Sara Lynch offer a checklist of concrete actions the city must take to protect the health and wellbeing of Black families and people of color.
Opinion: Governor Wolf — free the vulnerable people you promised to release purpose

Aug. 4, 2020 2:30 pm

Opinion: Governor Wolf — free the vulnerable people you promised to release

Those who are incarcerated are unable to social distance, are denied cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment — and in PA, 25% of all those incarcerated are over 50, says Lulu Obaditch in her op-ed.
Philadelphia’s rush to reconcile purpose

Jul. 31, 2020 1:29 pm

Philadelphia’s rush to reconcile

The push for truth and reconciliation commissions has increased in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd. Philadelphia has two separate iterations — one of them with significant participation from the nonprofit sector.
How to protest during a pandemic and keep everyone safe from coronavirus purpose

Jun. 9, 2020 4:00 pm

How to protest during a pandemic and keep everyone safe from coronavirus

It’s hard to protest in an absolutely safe fashion, but if everyone was wearing masks and eye protection, that would significantly decrease risk, says guest columnist Thomas A. Russo.
Frontline providers can’t strike, so here is how you can help them shut down COVID-19 purpose

Apr. 7, 2020 3:30 pm

Frontline providers can’t strike, so here is how you can help them shut down COVID-19

"We have all been playing the 'anxiety vs coronavirus' game, now imagine how our frontline providers feel everyday, knowing they are being exposed, knowing they do not have the PPE they need," says guest columnist Marion Leary.
Nonprofit AF: A few things for nonprofits and foundations to consider in light of the Coronavirus purpose

Mar. 9, 2020 8:52 am

Nonprofit AF: A few things for nonprofits and foundations to consider in light of the Coronavirus

"The virus reveals several of the weaknesses of our sector and our society, shedding light on things we need to get a better grasp on," say Vu Le, the writer and editor of the Nonprofit AF blog.
Here comes the revolution — how shelf-stable film vaccines could change global healthcare purpose

Mar. 5, 2020 10:01 am

Here comes the revolution — how shelf-stable film vaccines could change global healthcare

The idea of developing this film vaccine was inspired by amber and hard candy, says The Conversation's Maria Croyle in her guest column.
How PHMC enables employees to turn their passion into purpose purpose

Aug. 15, 2019 8:00 am

How PHMC enables employees to turn their passion into purpose

Director of Case Management and Program Standards, Katherine Addison shares her approach to finding joy in and outside of the office.
The life-threatening stress of being Black and male in Philadelphia purpose

May 6, 2019 5:17 pm

The life-threatening stress of being Black and male in Philadelphia

"People underestimate the amount of stress that men of color are going through," says Edwin Desamour, the dean at John B. Stetson Charter. And, he adds, even those going through it underestimate its impact.
This innovative intake system model aims to shorten wait times for social services purpose

Oct. 24, 2018 12:45 pm

This innovative intake system model aims to shorten wait times for social services

Centralized intake systems hinge on collaboration between providers. In Philadelphia, the homeless services, home visiting and legal sectors are all developing ways to bring the method to their clients.

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