May 14, 2021 9:43 am
Report card: Community leaders say the sector has responded well to challenges. Local gov, not so much
The leaders who responded to our third TRACE self-assessment in April offered a more positive take on our questions about public health, community engagement and economic resiliency than they did in January.
Apr. 8, 2021 12:42 pm
View from the economic top
For Philadelphia's upper middle class, the COVID-19 economic crisis barely hurt and has, the experts contend, essentially ended.
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.
Feb. 17, 2021 12:22 pm
How are we doing? Philly might want to hide its latest ‘just recovery’ report card
The leaders who responded to our second TRACE self-assessment in December/January offered almost uniformly terrible ratings in response to questions about public health, community engagement and economic resiliency.
Jan. 15, 2021 3:25 pm
The Reading Terminal Market story: Will beloved public spaces return?
One of Philadelphia’s most storied and solid attractions and home to over 80 vendors selling a variety of foodstuffs and crafts, RTM's foot traffic has plummeted by 50%.
Nov. 30, 2020 9:07 am
When COVID-19 hit, hidden in the steady stream of dire public health news was the fact that volunteerism was flatlining. Many organizations that rely on volunteers have been significantly impacted.
Oct. 19, 2020 4:41 pm
How are we doing? Take a look at the Philadelphia region’s just recovery report card
The grades issued by 53 regional leaders who recently completed Generocity's Regional ‘Just Recovery’ Self-Assessment ranged from barely middling to good.
Oct. 16, 2020 11:52 am
COVID recovery: Are we there yet?
Generocity asks five nonprofit funders to assess whether the Philadelphia region has advanced from relief to recovery yet.
Oct. 14, 2020 8:48 am
What shape are we in? Not all recessions or recoveries look the same
Economists compare the varying trajectories recessions and recoveries can take with letters of the alphabet — a V, a U, a reclining L or even a K. Guest columnist William Hauk offers an explainer.
Aug. 13, 2020 2:57 pm
Layoffs plague nonprofits — some more troubled than others
The cultural and arts part of the nonprofit sector, which was a $4 billion economic driver in Philadelphia alone, is faring much worse than the health and human services part.