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Who makes $200K? purpose

Sep. 9, 2021 8:56 am

Who makes $200K?

Tech has made many richer. Through a Technical.ly data analysis and the start of an ongoing series, we look at what it means that at the same time, in many American cities, racial income inequality is worsening.
Generocity releases report with key findings from a year of crisis, reckoning and disruption results

Aug. 16, 2021 1:52 pm

Generocity releases report with key findings from a year of crisis, reckoning and disruption

Drawn from 18 months of reporting, hundreds of interviews and quarterly surveying, "Until Next Time" assesses efforts to work toward a more just recovery in the Philadelphia area.
A year after the declarations of ‘Black Lives Matters’, was it all a show? purpose

Aug. 10, 2021 8:43 am

A year after the declarations of ‘Black Lives Matters’, was it all a show?

It’s hard to gauge what has actually changed in most workplaces to create a more equitable and inclusive environment for staff, says Generocity columnist Valerie Johnson.
Reducing racial wealth inequality and preserving beacons of hope through employee ownership purpose

May 27, 2021 1:37 pm

Reducing racial wealth inequality and preserving beacons of hope through employee ownership

Guest columnist Sean Tamba-Matthew outlines actions that can drive increased employee ownership for workers of color in Philadelphia and successful ownership transitions for the city’s minority-owned businesses.
Opinion: We stand in opposition to PA House Bills 118, 904, 1500 and 1095. So should you purpose

May 25, 2021 12:01 pm

Opinion: We stand in opposition to PA House Bills 118, 904, 1500 and 1095. So should you

Anti-abortion lawmakers are launching an aggressive assault on the rights of those who experience miscarriage, face a complicated pregnancy or exercise their legal right to abortion, say guest columnists Lizbeth Rodriguez, Elicia Gonzales and Signe Espinoza.
One year after George Floyd’s murder, the words from these stories still resonate purpose

May 25, 2021 9:20 am

One year after George Floyd’s murder, the words from these stories still resonate

We know that the work of dismantling systemic racism and confronting anti-Blackness is far from over. The words of the nine local folks whose pieces we've excerpted here stand to remind us that there is no more important work to be done.
Darnella Frazier’s video was key to Chauvin conviction. Young people are key to achieving justice purpose

Apr. 21, 2021 7:00 am

Darnella Frazier’s video was key to Chauvin conviction. Young people are key to achieving justice

Columnist Ami Patel Hopkins offers resources for educators and parents to continue to empower students and children to use their voices — as 17-year-old Darnella did — and to hold people accountable.
US museums hold the remains of thousands of Black people. What can be done about it? purpose

Apr. 6, 2021 8:31 am

US museums hold the remains of thousands of Black people. What can be done about it?

The abolitionist group Police Free Penn has been calling for the repatriation and reburial of the remains that are part of the Morton Collection at the Penn Museum. The group is holding a direct action at the Museum on Thursday, April 8.
One year of COVID-19 purpose

Mar. 11, 2021 3:48 pm

One year of COVID-19

We've been through a lot in the past year, but looking through Generocity's COVID coverage from March 2020 to March 2021, I was surprised by what has been normalized, and how much has changed.
Does the local nonprofit sector have the collective agency to make change and move us toward just recovery? purpose

Feb. 22, 2021 2:09 pm

Does the local nonprofit sector have the collective agency to make change and move us toward just recovery?

“It is hard to find balance between doing the work and finding the energy and resources to argue at City Hall," says Farrah Parkes of Gender Justice Fund.

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