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Take our acronyms quiz to test your knowledge of social services purpose

Oct. 12, 2016 12:15 pm

Take our acronyms quiz to test your knowledge of social services

It's almost as if social workers and government agencies communicate in a foreign language. How well you can speak it? You have five minutes to figure out 20 acronyms.
What we’re really saying when we talk about social change purpose

Sep. 9, 2016 12:55 pm

What we’re really saying when we talk about social change

We demand it in times of civil unrest, but what can contemporary social change look like in — specifically for urban communities of color? A few local leaders break through the ambiguity.
Saleem Chapman’s SustainPHL speech will pick you up if you’re feeling low people

Aug. 22, 2016 10:52 am

Saleem Chapman’s SustainPHL speech will pick you up if you’re feeling low

"What our path for equality demands is that we do not simply look at the way the world is and why, but that we look at the way the world should be and ask why not?"
Obama banned juvenile solitary confinement but here’s why it’s still alive and well method

Jul. 25, 2016 12:57 pm

Obama banned juvenile solitary confinement but here’s why it’s still alive and well

A new exhibition from California-based photographer Richard Ross is on display at the Free Library, where a handful of experts gathered to talk about juvenile solitary confinement reform in the U.S.
These artist fellows are getting $75K to explore: “Art can’t be completely co-opted into capitalism” people

Jul. 12, 2016 8:15 am

These artist fellows are getting $75K to explore: “Art can’t be completely co-opted into capitalism”

Newly minted Pew Center for Arts & Heritage fellows Jennifer Kidwell, Tiona McClodden and Heidi Saman explain the role philanthropy plays in funding American art.
This time-traveling sci-fi writer is not your average public interest attorney people

May 10, 2016 12:46 pm

This time-traveling sci-fi writer is not your average public interest attorney

By day, Rasheedah Phillips fights systemic oppression with the law. But she's an Afrofuturist author by night, penning tales of Black culture from a time warp.
For Germantown, integration and inclusion are ‘something to strive for’ method

Apr. 26, 2016 12:49 pm

For Germantown, integration and inclusion are ‘something to strive for’

It's not something that just happens. Neighbors gathered recently to discuss the challenged past and hopeful future for socioeconomic diversity in Germantown.
Pennsylvania ranks No. 40 on this ‘best states for women’ study results

Feb. 29, 2016 2:54 pm

Pennsylvania ranks No. 40 on this ‘best states for women’ study

March is Women's History Month. Here's a reminder that Pennsylvania needs to step up.

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