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HB 972: ‘What these lawmakers are doing is bullying’ purpose

Sep. 24, 2021 12:41 pm

HB 972: ‘What these lawmakers are doing is bullying’

Dubbed the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act,” the bill defines women solely on the basis of “reproductive organs, biology, or genetics assigned at birth.” The Women’s Law Project denounces it as discriminatory, violating state and federal laws.
Opinion: Don’t fall for Rep. Martina White’s rhetoric. Trans women are women purpose

Apr. 12, 2021 9:08 am

Opinion: Don’t fall for Rep. Martina White’s rhetoric. Trans women are women

Women’s sports need media coverage, investment, and resources. Not gender policing, says guest columnist Erica Vanstone. 
In marathons, as in professional life, it helps to have a challenging goal purpose

Jan. 14, 2020 8:33 am

In marathons, as in professional life, it helps to have a challenging goal

Feeling uninspired or unfulfilled at work? Perhaps it’s because you're not working towards a goal that pushes you out of your comfort zone, says columnist Valerie Johnson.
Kensington Soccer Club isn’t only about soccer, it is about community purpose

Jul. 26, 2019 8:00 am

Kensington Soccer Club isn’t only about soccer, it is about community

The nonprofit strives to make a positive impact on the community with passionate coaches and youth development programs.
These three young African immigrants are changing the game for girls in Liberia people

Jun. 27, 2019 1:00 pm

These three young African immigrants are changing the game for girls in Liberia

Summer Kollie, Princess Aghayere and Oladunni Alomaja, are launching Rebound Liberia, a program that will empower young women in Africa through basketball, personal development and literacy education.
A baseball organization for teens and adults with autism is coming to Philly purpose

May 30, 2019 6:22 am

A baseball organization for teens and adults with autism is coming to Philly

The Alternative Baseball Organization's Philadelphia club will be led by Khristina Downing, who is currently recruiting players, volunteers, coaches and managers for their first practice on June 22.
How ’bout them (do-gooder) Eagles? funding

Jan. 18, 2018 3:54 pm

How ’bout them (do-gooder) Eagles?

Go Birds. Here are four charity projects players have announced in the past few days and how they'll make an impact after the roars from this weekend's showdown die down.
Team Up Philly teaches girls leadership through sports. Here’s one success story people

Mar. 2, 2017 12:57 pm

Team Up Philly teaches girls leadership through sports. Here’s one success story

The nonprofit uses mentorship to encourage girls' empowerment. It's part of the reason Central High School senior Miyah Davis went from reluctant tennis player to committed coach for the next generation.
Kitchen Cred is cooking up a new youth education program with the NFL Alumni Association funding

Sep. 6, 2016 3:15 pm

Kitchen Cred is cooking up a new youth education program with the NFL Alumni Association

The education nonprofit is a recipient of the association's 2016 charitable giving program. The two will collaborate on a pop-up event that aims to teach life skills to youth through food and sports.
David Gould wants to ‘level the playing field’ in Philadelphia before it’s too late people

Aug. 17, 2016 11:21 am

David Gould wants to ‘level the playing field’ in Philadelphia before it’s too late

The William Penn program officer has a personal mission to create equity in communities. Oh, and he'll also to kick your butt on the basketball court.

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