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Nina Jackson and her union want the federal stimulus bill to cover hazard pay, paid leave and more purpose

Jul. 24, 2020 4:03 pm

Nina Jackson and her union want the federal stimulus bill to cover hazard pay, paid leave and more

During a virtual press conference on July 23, members of SEIU Local 668 called for specific provisions to ensure that Pennsylvania’s public sector can continue to adequately provide vital services.
What homeless encampments can teach us about the state of nature purpose

Jul. 17, 2020 8:20 am

What homeless encampments can teach us about the state of nature

"When people live on the margins of society and government, they do not necessarily or inevitably descend into chaos, anarchy, or violence," says columnist Andrew Huff.
LCH’s workplace culture is built on figuratively and literally meeting people where they are purpose

Jul. 29, 2019 8:00 am

LCH’s workplace culture is built on figuratively and literally meeting people where they are

Columnist Krystine Sipple looks at the organization that made its name as La Comunidad Hispana. Rebranded to reflect an increasingly diverse client base, it continues to prioritize responsiveness.
This innovative intake system model aims to shorten wait times for social services purpose

Oct. 24, 2018 12:45 pm

This innovative intake system model aims to shorten wait times for social services

Centralized intake systems hinge on collaboration between providers. In Philadelphia, the homeless services, home visiting and legal sectors are all developing ways to bring the method to their clients.
On the Market: 8 jobs plus 10 things we learned at INTER/VIEW people

May 22, 2018 1:18 pm

On the Market: 8 jobs plus 10 things we learned at INTER/VIEW

Check out these newsy tidbits about local employment and the people looking for it at INTER/VIEW 2018 presented by Public Health Management Corporation (plus a handful of jobs you can apply for right now).
Why nonprofits need to switch to person-first language immediately method

May 21, 2018 9:49 am

Why nonprofits need to switch to person-first language immediately

Direct-service orgs are perfectly equipped to drive large-scale adoption of more humanizing word use, argues columnist Valerie Johnson.
Reentry Think Tank wants returning citizens designing reentry services method

Mar. 9, 2017 11:30 am

Reentry Think Tank wants returning citizens designing reentry services

It's not a radical idea. The program is partnering with providers across the city and introducing empirical perspective to their services.
These are the daily challenges local refugee families are working to overcome people

Feb. 15, 2017 12:49 pm

These are the daily challenges local refugee families are working to overcome

Employment, housing and education are immediate barriers for refugee families, not to mention language and adapting to American cultural norms.
This social worker is using creative storytelling to help her young clients deal with trauma people

Dec. 27, 2016 12:49 pm

This social worker is using creative storytelling to help her young clients deal with trauma

Dr. Meagan Corrado created Storiez as an artistic intervention for the youth she works with in Philly and Camden.
Social workers are taking improv classes to learn how to think on their feet method

Oct. 24, 2016 3:45 pm

Social workers are taking improv classes to learn how to think on their feet

Improv comedy: It's not just for your annoying theatre friends anymore.

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