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Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector people

Aug. 31, 2018 12:45 pm

Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector

Nonprofit, philanthropy, local gov and biz pros working in the fields of hiring, women in leadership, social entrepreneurship, accessibility, criminal justice, LGBTQ, sustainability, leaders of color, community development, impact investing, civic tech and volunteerism.
Sustainability work can be as diverse as Philly’s residents: SustainPHL 2018 people

Aug. 17, 2018 12:34 pm

Sustainability work can be as diverse as Philly’s residents: SustainPHL 2018

The third annual awards show from Green Philly celebrated community development pros, local nonprofits and other people and orgs making Philadelphia greener.
‘Participatory design is sustainable design’: On landscape architecture and community engagement method

Aug. 13, 2018 11:20 am

‘Participatory design is sustainable design’: On landscape architecture and community engagement

Here’s the story of how Manayunk-based SALT Design Studio engages neighborhood stakeholders with more empathy for greater effect.
Refugee aid platform NeedsList is leaving Philly results

Aug. 10, 2018 9:00 am

Refugee aid platform NeedsList is leaving Philly

Cofounder Amanda Levinson is moving to Durham, N.C. and taking the social enterprise with her.
How ‘innovation ecosystems’ can be used to create new education solutions method

Aug. 2, 2018 10:28 am

How ‘innovation ecosystems’ can be used to create new education solutions

There's a disconnect between educators and entrepreneurs, write Drs. Barbara Kurshan and Rachel Ebby-Rosin of Penn's Graduate School of Education. Here are a handful of tools to help them better collaborate.
Two cofounders of The Fellowship: Black Male Educators for Social Justice just scored national recognition people

Jul. 30, 2018 9:05 am

Two cofounders of The Fellowship: Black Male Educators for Social Justice just scored national recognition

Philly's Vincent Cobb II and Rashiid Coleman have been named 2018 Echoing Green Fellows.
Nominate a Philly leader of color to be recognized in Generocity’s 2018 Leader List people

Jul. 16, 2018 12:50 pm

Nominate a Philly leader of color to be recognized in Generocity’s 2018 Leader List

This August, our editorial calendar will again celebrate the local social impact sector's diversity, but we need your help.
How ReStore’s self-sustaining revenue model supports local housing in Philadelphia method

Jul. 13, 2018 12:50 pm

How ReStore’s self-sustaining revenue model supports local housing in Philadelphia

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia CEO Corinne O'Connell explains the on-mission success of the nonprofit's social enterprise arm.
Sustainable clothing brand Grant Blvd sews with criminal justice reform in mind funding

Jul. 12, 2018 1:16 pm

Sustainable clothing brand Grant Blvd sews with criminal justice reform in mind

The forthcoming, Philly-based social enterprise will donate a book to someone in prison for every item sold and plans to teach returning citizens to make clothes.
United By Blue is on tour to clean the country’s waterways purpose

Jul. 12, 2018 10:13 am

United By Blue is on tour to clean the country’s waterways

The Bluemovement Road Trip kicked off in Richmond on June 1 and will finish in Urbana, Il. on Aug. 3, with stops in Arizona, South Dakota and more in between.

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