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Student voice needs to be at forefront of CRT decision-making purpose

Jun. 10, 2021 9:45 am

Student voice needs to be at forefront of CRT decision-making

Legislators in several states, including Pennsylvania, want to ban teaching that acknowledges that the legacy of slavery, segregation, and other forms of institutional racism continues to permeate the social fabric of the nation.
Community organizations lament COVID-19’s effect on Philly’s key anti-gun violence initiative purpose

May 13, 2021 10:19 am

Community organizations lament COVID-19’s effect on Philly’s key anti-gun violence initiative

Last year, the Office of Violence Prevention injected almost $1 million into community groups working on gun violence. How those groups have pivoted, and the resonances with the 1918 pandemic are the focus of this long read.
‘You belong wherever your feet are’ is takeaway from open dialogue on workplace racism purpose

Apr. 21, 2021 12:04 pm

‘You belong wherever your feet are’ is takeaway from open dialogue on workplace racism

West Philadelphia Promise Zone's Workforce and Economic Opportunity Committee created a listening space that, according to moderator Uva Coles, centered Black women unapologetically, respectfully, and honestly.
Reactions to the guilty verdict in the Chauvin trial purpose

Apr. 20, 2021 5:54 pm

Reactions to the guilty verdict in the Chauvin trial

The Twitterverse exploded with reactions. Here are some tweets from some folks from Philadelphia's nonprofit and civic sectors.
Are America’s schools safe for Asian Americans? purpose

Apr. 19, 2021 10:41 am

Are America’s schools safe for Asian Americans?

The rise in anti-Asian hate crimes during the pandemic has prompted many Asian American parents to enroll their children in remote learning out of concern for their child’s safety at school.
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.
‘Issues inside newsrooms bring real-world harm and put Black lives in danger’ purpose

Apr. 1, 2021 2:41 pm

‘Issues inside newsrooms bring real-world harm and put Black lives in danger’

It's time to bring back a Public Editor to hold media accountable for racism, bias and inequity, says Tauhid Chappell.
As Derek Chauvin trial unfolds, 5 essential reads on police violence against Black men purpose

Mar. 30, 2021 7:30 am

As Derek Chauvin trial unfolds, 5 essential reads on police violence against Black men

The Conversation's Catesby Holmes highlights stories that offer expert analysis and key background on police violence, Derek Chauvin’s record, and racism in U.S. law enforcement.
Aligning policy and practice through local grantmaking efforts funding

Mar. 25, 2021 12:00 pm

Aligning policy and practice through local grantmaking efforts

The Scattergood Foundation will award four $20,000 grants to grassroots orgs as part of its new grant program, Policy Meets Practice: Think Bigger Do Good Support Local.
Opinion: Racist stereotypes, rape culture lead to victim blaming in Atlanta shooting purpose

Mar. 22, 2021 8:00 am

Opinion: Racist stereotypes, rape culture lead to victim blaming in Atlanta shooting

“Temptation is a magical word. It can transform wrongdoers into victims, and predators into prey, all without the knowledge, consent, or participation of the object of desire," say guest columnists Lila Slovak and Monique Howard.

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