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Updated report on gender diversity of eds and meds boards shows some gains purpose

May 3, 2021 3:59 pm

Updated report on gender diversity of eds and meds boards shows some gains

But racial diversity remains "dire," according to the latest update of 2019 census of board members of the 50 largest nonprofit medical and educational institutions in Greater Philadelphia by the Women's Nonprofit Leadership Initiative.
Promising new approaches correct for the disproportionate presence of Black families in the child welfare system purpose

Apr. 16, 2021 1:15 pm

Promising new approaches correct for the disproportionate presence of Black families in the child welfare system

Instituting "Blind Removal" meetings coupled with implicit bias training for caseworkers has yielded good results in New York and Michigan, but not without controversy.
Black families confront a child welfare system that seems intent on separating children from parents purpose

Apr. 15, 2021 3:26 pm

Black families confront a child welfare system that seems intent on separating children from parents

Investigative reporter Steve Volk examines the challenges and opportunities facing the foster care system in part one of a two-part series.
How race-related stress could be driving educators of color away from the job purpose

Apr. 13, 2021 10:04 am

How race-related stress could be driving educators of color away from the job

More than 75% of the teachers surveyed by guest columnist Ain Grooms reported a negative sense of belonging, especially when they thought school districts would not devise policies to actively address equity and racism.
Report: Race, housing insecurity, and COVID-19 are connected purpose

Feb. 26, 2021 3:23 pm

Report: Race, housing insecurity, and COVID-19 are connected

CLS's "COVID-19’s Impact on Race and Housing Security Across Philadelphia: Philadelphia Renters Report" shows that pre-existing housing insecurity and failures to address structural housing inequities left Black and brown communities more exposed to the virus.
Reparations for slavery and racial segregation in America: 7 papers to know purpose

Jul. 21, 2020 1:16 pm

Reparations for slavery and racial segregation in America: 7 papers to know

If reparations were to happen, what should the value of reparations be and for which atrocities? And, what has stalled reparation movements in the past? Journalist's Resource researcher Clark Merrefield looks at scholarship that tries to answer those questions.
On Juneteenth, and the difference between the law and good intentions purpose

Jun. 19, 2020 7:00 am

On Juneteenth, and the difference between the law and good intentions

"Juneteenth isn’t about emancipation. It’s a symbolic commemoration, honoring venerable ancestors who suffered and bled for a far-off dream of freedom that has yet to be achieved," says guest columnist Stephanie Renée.
This Juneteenth, let’s remember the U.S.C.T. and Camp William Penn purpose

Jun. 18, 2020 3:37 pm

This Juneteenth, let’s remember the U.S.C.T. and Camp William Penn

The first African in America Parade in the United States of America took place in Philadelphia when several hundred African Americans headed for the first training camp for the United States Colored Troops.
A short history of Black women and police violence purpose

Jun. 12, 2020 2:30 pm

A short history of Black women and police violence

There is a perception among many Americans that Black women are somehow shielded from the threat of police violence. This perception, says guest columnist Keisha Blain, could not further from the truth.
Philanthropy needs a new endgame: The liberation of Black, Indigenous, and people of color communities in America purpose

Jun. 10, 2020 7:30 am

Philanthropy needs a new endgame: The liberation of Black, Indigenous, and people of color communities in America

"Today, there is an urgent need for philanthropic institutions and philanthropists to take more deliberate and intentional steps to dismantle white supremacy," says guest columnist Sidney Hargro.

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