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The era of partisan nonprofits could soon be upon us results

Dec. 4, 2017 1:56 pm

The era of partisan nonprofits could soon be upon us

With the GOP tax bill, experts say the Johnson Amendment will likely be repealed. Here's why that could be a big problem for the sector.
Philly reentry advocate Bill Cobb is heading to the ACLU people

Jan. 26, 2017 10:16 am

Philly reentry advocate Bill Cobb is heading to the ACLU

The Redeemed founder and Defender Association board member is now a deputy director with the organization's Campaign for Smart Justice.
Stoneleigh Foundation is looking for fellowship ideas funding

Jan. 23, 2017 9:42 am

Stoneleigh Foundation is looking for fellowship ideas

A call is out for people interested in working to change policy and practice across the child welfare system.
Philly had an all-time high of homeless children and youth in 2014. Here’s why results

Jan. 10, 2017 7:39 am

Philly had an all-time high of homeless children and youth in 2014. Here’s why

The Pa. Department of Education reported 5,764 students who experienced homelessness in Philadelphia that year. People's Emergency Center's Joe Willard attributes the historic high to better tracking methods.
This Leeway-funded workshop for immigrant poets pivoted after the election method

Dec. 13, 2016 10:40 am

This Leeway-funded workshop for immigrant poets pivoted after the election

Poet Cynthia Dewi Oka's workshop was initially designed to expose people from immigrant backgrounds to U.S. migrant poets. Then, President-Elect Donald Trump happened.
A peek at the future of sustainable business policy under Trump purpose

Dec. 2, 2016 9:21 am

A peek at the future of sustainable business policy under Trump

"The reality of a Trump presidency has begun to crystallize," reads the latest edition of The Good Economist. Here's what that means on the policy front for sustainability advocates.
Obamacare’s uncertain future has some social workers on edge purpose

Nov. 21, 2016 12:58 pm

Obamacare’s uncertain future has some social workers on edge

President-Elect Donald Trump's vague plans for the Affordable Care Act are making some service providers uneasy. Others weren't exactly pleased with it from the jump.
The path to juvenile justice reform in Trump’s America method

Nov. 21, 2016 12:36 pm

The path to juvenile justice reform in Trump’s America

Stoneleigh Foundation's Marie Williams has some words of wisdom for concerned advocates: "Reform has always been local."
How this advocate is helping older foster kids improve a system that failed them people

Nov. 7, 2016 9:10 am

How this advocate is helping older foster kids improve a system that failed them

"It's not acceptable that youth we took responsibility for raising end up being homeless in adulthood or incarcerated so soon after they leave care," said Stoneleigh fellow Dominique Mikell.
Philly voting wonks bent NYT’s ear on the math of disenfranchisement people

Oct. 27, 2016 11:36 am

Philly voting wonks bent NYT’s ear on the math of disenfranchisement

Donald Trump warned against "large-scale voter fraud" in Philadelphia. A handful of social justice academics stepped up to explain to the New York Times why some Philly divisions are 100 percent blue.

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