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A resource for those transitioning professionally and personally, Career Wardrobe opens a second Delco site purpose

Aug. 8, 2019 8:08 am

A resource for those transitioning professionally and personally, Career Wardrobe opens a second Delco site

"This is our path to success: the clients report self-confidence that makes them engaged in their job search, they get employment, they transition off benefits,” said Sheri Cole, the executive director of the social enterprise.
The Rooster, the social enterprise eatery on Sansom Street, is set to close this week purpose

Jun. 4, 2019 5:03 pm

The Rooster, the social enterprise eatery on Sansom Street, is set to close this week

The closure of The Rooster is part of a trend of closures of restaurants that served social good along with food: Rosa's Fresh Pizza's flagship shop at 11th and Market streets and West Philly's EAT Café both closed in April of this year.
In conversation with Bill Golderer: On changes at Philly’s United Way, his new hires and the bat signal purpose

Apr. 15, 2019 8:00 am

In conversation with Bill Golderer: On changes at Philly’s United Way, his new hires and the bat signal

The CEO with a gift for memorable turns-of-phrase and pop culture allusions has a plan to drop Philadelphia's poverty rate by six percentage points.
‘Being thorough is being sustainable’: The South Philly Food Co-op story method

Jan. 15, 2019 10:49 am

‘Being thorough is being sustainable’: The South Philly Food Co-op story

Two board members of the soon-to-open, community-owned grocery store discuss collaborating with likeminded businesses and adapting to setbacks.
Is deeper impact possible with program-related investments? method

Dec. 20, 2018 7:26 am

Is deeper impact possible with program-related investments?

The Common Market cofounder Haile Johnston argues yes: Here's what one of the social enterprise's foundation partners found out when it evaluated the efficacy of its own PRI.
Philly, here’s your socially conscious holiday gift guide for 2018 funding

Dec. 5, 2018 3:32 pm

Philly, here’s your socially conscious holiday gift guide for 2018

Give while giving back: How to Give columnist Lansie Sylvia's annual list returns.
One Step Away is celebrating its 9th birthday by launching a magazine results

Dec. 5, 2018 7:09 am

One Step Away is celebrating its 9th birthday by launching a magazine

Philadelphia's street newspaper, which is sold and partially written by people experiencing homelessness and economic hardship, debuted a new format this week.
The case against philanthrocapitalism results

Nov. 30, 2018 11:06 am

The case against philanthrocapitalism

Keynote speaker Anand Giridharadas challenged corporate attempts to solve economic inequality at Temple University's recent summit — which also awarded $1,000 to students with socially conscious business pitches.
Take this survey to put Philly on the social enterprise ecosystem map purpose

Nov. 28, 2018 10:49 am

Take this survey to put Philly on the social enterprise ecosystem map

"We’d like the rest of the world to know that Philadelphia has a strong impact sector that’s solving problems for itself and for the world," said ImpactPHL Program Manager Cory Donovan.
The GREEN Program is launching an upcycled clothing line results

Nov. 16, 2018 12:45 pm

The GREEN Program is launching an upcycled clothing line

Come Black Friday, the public benefit corporation that sends college students on sustainability-focused study abroad trips will sell repurposed graphic t-shirts, custom denim jackets and more.

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