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Reimagining safety in Philly’s communities purpose

Nov. 2, 2021 2:15 pm

Reimagining safety in Philly’s communities

Leaders from VietLead and Amistad Law Project look more deeply at findings from a survey they conducted last year.
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.
Mayor and commissioner offer assurances, urge patience in open letter to Philadelphians purpose

Nov. 2, 2020 6:00 am

Mayor and commissioner offer assurances, urge patience in open letter to Philadelphians

"The election in Philadelphia really comes down to some very simple concepts: fairness, integrity, access, and accurate results."
Tech used for public safety elicits mixed emotions in Norris Square and beyond purpose

Sep. 28, 2020 9:08 am

Tech used for public safety elicits mixed emotions in Norris Square and beyond

Drones and surveillance cameras can be an innovative resource, say some of those interviewed for this story. But others have privacy concerns and feel harms experienced by the community need to be addressed first.
From school districts to county offices, people in Chesco and Delco are concerned about the Mariner East pipelines purpose

Apr. 1, 2019 4:02 pm

From school districts to county offices, people in Chesco and Delco are concerned about the Mariner East pipelines

"In a worst-case scenario pipeline explosion on the Mariner East, we would have a catastrophe on par with 9/11,” says Eve Miari of the Clean Air Council.
As easy as riding a bike: Why safer streets for cyclists mean safer streets for all purpose

Sep. 4, 2018 7:12 am

As easy as riding a bike: Why safer streets for cyclists mean safer streets for all

Columnist Akeem Dixon chats with the Bicycle Coalition Greater Philadelphia's Randy LoBasso about the nonprofit's latest advocacy efforts and how the nonprofit has worked to engage communities.
Why Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is advocating for protected bike lanes people

May 30, 2017 11:18 am

Why Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is advocating for protected bike lanes

It's about creating a "cultural barrier" as well as increasing safety, as Communications Manager Randy LoBasso explains in his "Around the Corner" interview.
Yasmine Mustafa was just named one of BBC’s 100 Women 2016 people

Nov. 22, 2016 10:56 am

Yasmine Mustafa was just named one of BBC’s 100 Women 2016

The latest in a string of awards and recognitions for the ROAR for Good cofounder — even though the company hasn't brought its public safety product to market yet.
GlaxoSmithKline just awarded 10 Philly nonprofits $40K each funding

Nov. 21, 2016 10:48 am

GlaxoSmithKline just awarded 10 Philly nonprofits $40K each

Youth sports, safety, housing and community health were the areas of interest this year for the healthcare company.
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.

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