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Take our acronyms quiz to test your knowledge of social services purpose

Oct. 12, 2016 12:15 pm

Take our acronyms quiz to test your knowledge of social services

It's almost as if social workers and government agencies communicate in a foreign language. How well you can speak it? You have five minutes to figure out 20 acronyms.
3 things service providers want you to understand about homelessness purpose

Sep. 30, 2016 12:57 pm

3 things service providers want you to understand about homelessness

Above all, they stress one thing: Homeless individuals are not the "other."
These data visuals show how Big Tobacco is impacting low-income communities results

Sep. 30, 2016 7:55 am

These data visuals show how Big Tobacco is impacting low-income communities

Joe Camel has been known to set his sights on the impoverished. This Smoke Free Philly data story shows how that's happening in Philadelphia.
Broderick Green was homeless and addicted. Now he works at the nonprofit that saved him people

Sep. 23, 2016 12:58 pm

Broderick Green was homeless and addicted. Now he works at the nonprofit that saved him

After five years at rock bottom, Green is living his 'wildest dreams' as a support specialist at Depaul USA.
This new report from the Office of HIV Planning accounts for things like incarceration and racism method

Sep. 14, 2016 12:32 pm

This new report from the Office of HIV Planning accounts for things like incarceration and racism

The care and prevention plan mixes community-identified needs with federal goals and local priorities. Pretty cool, right?
How EvoXLabs is helping open up the city’s HIV data purpose

Aug. 24, 2016 2:22 pm

How EvoXLabs is helping open up the city’s HIV data

The city's Office of HIV Planning keeps data in a 400-page PDF document. EvoXLabs is helping make it accessible for civic hackers.
Surprise! Philly is not a very healthy city results

Aug. 15, 2016 3:17 pm

Surprise! Philly is not a very healthy city

The City's Community Health Explorer compares public health indicators in Philadelphia with other major U.S. cities and highlights racial disparities, among other features.
Partners in Health’s local fundraising and advocacy arm was resurrected by volunteers results

Jun. 2, 2016 8:18 am

Partners in Health’s local fundraising and advocacy arm was resurrected by volunteers

The global health nonprofit is propelled by all-volunteer grassroots groups across the world. The Philly chapter was all but dead until a handful of volunteers rallied in 2012.
The Food Trust is helping Penn students recognize healthy food trucks method

Feb. 8, 2016 2:18 pm

The Food Trust is helping Penn students recognize healthy food trucks

There are 11 criteria that trucks could meet to become certified "healthy." The initiative couldn't have happened without some significant collaborations.
Philly’s new top doc is a self-professed data nut people

Feb. 4, 2016 10:28 am

Philly’s new top doc is a self-professed data nut

Former NYC health commish and nonprofit CEO Dr. Thomas Farley says he's an "extremely big data person." He'll be bringing his metrics-savvy public health approach to Philly later this month as our new commissioner.

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