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UPDATE: That Clean Slate bill was just signed into law in Pennsylvania results

Jun. 25, 2018 12:17 pm

UPDATE: That Clean Slate bill was just signed into law in Pennsylvania

The legislation automatically seals the records of people with misdemeanors who earn no further convictions after 10 years as well as those who have been arrested but faced no convictions.
Chad Dion Lassiter is listening people

Jun. 19, 2018 12:20 pm

Chad Dion Lassiter is listening

The North Philadelphia native calls his new position as head of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission a "calling." Here's how he plans to tackle discrimination across the state.
Power Moves: Kiera Smalls is Philly Startup Leaders’ new ED people

Mar. 5, 2018 12:45 pm

Power Moves: Kiera Smalls is Philly Startup Leaders’ new ED

Plus, Larry Krasner hired an Obama appointee, Nina Ahmad is switching political races, Josh Sevin left the Economy League, Generocity is losing one of its own and five more leadership changes.
How Vision 2020 is working toward gender equality in government and business people

Feb. 14, 2018 12:36 pm

How Vision 2020 is working toward gender equality in government and business

"We need our perspectives represented," said the Drexel initiative's founder and president, Lynn Yeakel.
This Vermont program might reduce sex offender recidivism. Could it work in Philly? results

Nov. 16, 2017 12:55 pm

This Vermont program might reduce sex offender recidivism. Could it work in Philly?

Generocity sent a reporter to Vermont to learn about a volunteer program that aims to break down the barriers between society and sex offenders. The tagline: "No more victims."
Pennsylvania’s political accelerator for women scored a 100% win rate last night results

Nov. 8, 2017 1:57 pm

Pennsylvania’s political accelerator for women scored a 100% win rate last night

"This is the first real test of the resistance," said Emerge PA Executive Director Anne Wakabayashi. "Emerge is training the resistance right now."
Power Moves: Pennsylvania’s Commission for Women just got some Philly flavor people

Oct. 24, 2017 12:57 pm

Power Moves: Pennsylvania’s Commission for Women just got some Philly flavor

Plus, meet the five inaugural Buchholz Fellows, the city's new West Philly Promise Zone head, College Possible Philadelphia's new ED and more.
Omar Woodard is mulling a run for Congress people

Aug. 3, 2017 11:41 am

Omar Woodard is mulling a run for Congress

It's not the first time the GreenLight Fund Philadelphia ED has demonstrated political ambition.
#PTW17 is here. Get psyched with these 20 impact-tinged events purpose

Apr. 28, 2017 12:55 pm

#PTW17 is here. Get psyched with these 20 impact-tinged events

Philly Tech Week presented by Comcast starts today. Here's our short list of must-attend events for nonprofit pros and the like.
Philly reentry advocate Bill Cobb is heading to the ACLU people

Jan. 26, 2017 10:16 am

Philly reentry advocate Bill Cobb is heading to the ACLU

The Redeemed founder and Defender Association board member is now a deputy director with the organization's Campaign for Smart Justice.

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