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.
Jul. 8, 2021 10:45 am
A conversation about lessons learned from reporting on a year of COVID crisis and recovery
In one of the final articles in Generocity's yearlong TRACE project, reporter Lynette Hazelton and editor Sabrina Vourvoulias talk about what stood out, what made them optimistic, and the challenges ahead.
Jun. 29, 2021 9:35 am
Dennis and Lee Horton say their own grief and trauma helped them to help others
"Police are trained to pull a gun. We need people trained to deal with people in crisis. And we know it works because we’ve done it on the inside," say the brothers, who are Certified Peer Specialists and Wellness Recovery and Action Plan facilitators.
Jun. 23, 2021 3:02 pm
Peirce College launches accelerated degree to help Philly’s displaced workers through the post-pandemic recovery
PA's only institution of higher education focused entirely on adult learning, the 156-year-old college will offer Career Bridge, a degree program combining an accelerated time frame and stackable credentials, starting in the fall.
Jun. 17, 2021 8:30 am
Bridging the digital divide: An equity saga
With the uptake of vaccinations and the drop in COVID cases and fatalities, the question is —will the urgency that forced the digital divide higher on the city’s priority list ultimately dissipate?
Jun. 8, 2021 3:17 pm
The new normal means centering mental health to recover
It is common for the populace to suffer deteriorating mental health — as evidenced by an uptick in such indicators as substance use, domestic violence, and suicide attempts — long after the actual disaster.
May 17, 2021 2:31 pm
It’s (almost) time to mix it up at Philly Pours
This year the event will take place via Zoom on June 23 and will feature a virtual mixology experience led by Master Mixologist, Nate Rogers. And, don’t worry, you will get your own mixology kit.
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.
May 5, 2021 2:58 pm
Disappearing benefit packages leave workers with chronic economic insecurity
Many low-wage workers turn to the governmental safety net for their benefits package to supplement their paychecks. But our country’s governmental safety net is best described as a collection of inadequate assistance programs that vary state to state.
Apr. 26, 2021 7:43 am
Looking to a post-pandemic recovery, Pew awards $5 million to five Philly nonprofits
Contributor Brandon Dorfman speaks to Benefits Data Trust, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia and Puentes de Salud which, along with the Philadelphia Zoo and Visit Philadelphia, received funding to sustain and expand recovery efforts.