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Commitments to Social Justice and Inclusion

Jul. 19, 2023 8:31 am

Commitments to Social Justice and Inclusion

How Philadelphia companies are defining their impact and why Philadelphians need to hold them Accountable to Philadelphia.
Standing on the Promise funding

Jul. 5, 2023 8:56 am

Standing on the Promise

Understanding the commitments made to our communities and how far we still have to go.
Celebrating 10 years of POWER, Bishop Dwayne Royster looks to the future with a new sense of urgency purpose

Oct. 18, 2021 9:27 am

Celebrating 10 years of POWER, Bishop Dwayne Royster looks to the future with a new sense of urgency

In its anniversary year, one of the preeminent grassroots nonprofits in the region reflects on its past in hopes of making a better future in a post-pandemic, post-George Floyd, post-January 6 world.
UPenn faculty calls on board of trustees to reverse their position on PILOTs at meeting tomorrow purpose

Sep. 23, 2020 11:53 am

UPenn faculty calls on board of trustees to reverse their position on PILOTs at meeting tomorrow

More than 1,000 faculty and staff members are urging Penn to pay 40% of what it would owe in property taxes to the Philadelphia public schools as a matter of social, economic and racial justice.
The Douty Foundation announces it will cease to be a private foundation by the end of 2021 purpose

Aug. 3, 2020 3:01 pm

The Douty Foundation announces it will cease to be a private foundation by the end of 2021

At that time, the Foundation will turn any remaining assets over to an entity that actively embraces liberation philanthropy and is committed to furthering economic, racial and gender justice.
John Lewis and C.T. Vivian belonged to a long tradition of religious leaders in the civil rights struggle purpose

Jul. 20, 2020 2:46 pm

John Lewis and C.T. Vivian belonged to a long tradition of religious leaders in the civil rights struggle

That both men were people of the cloth is no coincidence, says guest columnist Lawrence Burnley.
White allies: I have a question for you purpose

Jan. 2, 2020 8:29 am

White allies: I have a question for you

Being informed and "taking it personally" is what moves us into the space of becoming anti-racist, says columnist Andrew Huff.
What if we could all remember the power of art? purpose

Nov. 15, 2019 8:30 am

What if we could all remember the power of art?

A recent TEDxPhiladelphiaSalon event reminded attendees that art presents concepts that viewers might not understand through any other medium — and that we would do well to remember this when we seek social justice.
Black artists explore the legacy of slavery and issues of justice through BSR purpose

Nov. 14, 2019 8:00 am

Black artists explore the legacy of slavery and issues of justice through BSR

The 2019 convening of the new performance residency, Black Spatial Relics, will take place in Philadelphia from November 14 to 16.
The art of truth, the truth of art: This month we’re talking social justice and the arts purpose

Nov. 13, 2019 9:49 am

The art of truth, the truth of art: This month we’re talking social justice and the arts

Starting today and running through the end of November, we will examine how writers, visual artists, musicians, arts administrators (and more) disrupt the status quo and shape the future of our city.