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Social Impact Across the US: Sourcing Ideas from Other Cities method

Feb. 3, 2015 11:31 am

Social Impact Across the US: Sourcing Ideas from Other Cities

This week in Social Impact Across the U.S.: What could Philly learn from other cities across the nation? Next City looks at how four different cities — Camden, Detroit, Dallas, Memphis — are fighting against blight by using land banks, law clinics to help residents bring down slumlords, utility upgrades and plans to demolish derelict […]
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Jan. 27, 2015 12:43 pm

Social Impact Across the U.S.

This week in Social Impact Across the U.S.: In states that opted out of expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, African Americans are disproportionately falling into a “coverage gap,” Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts, reports. As for Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Wolf has vowed to transition former Governor Tom Corbett’s Healthy Pennsylvania plan […]
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Jan. 20, 2015 3:06 pm

Social Impact Across the U.S.

This week in Social Impact Across the U.S.: New federal environmental regulations, more money for community development, and an intimate look at the impact of poverty. Under the Clean Air Act, a landmark environmental law passed in 1970, the EPA has implemented a series of regulations capping carbon dioxide and ozone emissions from industrial sources. […]
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Jan. 13, 2015 1:12 pm

Social Impact Across the U.S.

This week in Social Impact Across the U.S.: major announcements from the White House about higher education, huge investments in community development, and good news for renewable energy and community justice. President Obama announced a plan last week to make the first two years of community college free. There are conditions, including maintaining a 2.5 grade […]
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Jan. 6, 2015 1:19 pm

Social Impact Across the U.S.

The social impact world is taking stock as it enters 2015. Here are some trend stories looking at what’s coming and what has passed. This is the first post of Social Impact Across the U.S., a weekly roundup of links from major news sites and blogs that looks at the intersecting world of nonprofits, social […]