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Dan Rhoton: ‘What if Camden is a place you can source remote workers from?’ purpose

Apr. 5, 2021 12:10 pm

Dan Rhoton: ‘What if Camden is a place you can source remote workers from?’

Can workforce development spark community revitalization? A new coworking space for tech trainees and alumni launched by Hopeworks may hold the answer.
Who’s hiring at Technical.ly’s NET/WORK 2021 (and why you should be there, too) purpose

Mar. 12, 2021 8:00 am

Who’s hiring at Technical.ly’s NET/WORK 2021 (and why you should be there, too)

On March 18, you can virtually meet these Mid-Atlantic companies. Learn about their culture as well as remote and local job openings.
Connecting young people to opportunity and employers to talent purpose

Mar. 1, 2021 11:21 am

Connecting young people to opportunity and employers to talent

A new initiative from Philadelphia Youth Network will focus on providing “opportunity youth” (youth ages 16 to 24 who are neither in school nor working) with programming that can reconnect them to the workforce.
ADVANCE 2020 brings together nonprofit leaders to tackle the region’s most significant crises purpose

Nov. 16, 2020 12:30 pm

ADVANCE 2020 brings together nonprofit leaders to tackle the region’s most significant crises

Session hosts such as GreenLight Fund’s Omar Woodard, Knight Foundation’s Alberto Ibargüen, and Think & Grow Farms' Jamie Bracey-Green challenged conventional wisdom.
Tech repair pop-ups increase access for students, jobseekers and business owners in West Philly purpose

Oct. 14, 2020 11:36 am

Tech repair pop-ups increase access for students, jobseekers and business owners in West Philly

They are part of West Philadelphia Corridor Collaborative's effort to rebuild the commercial corridors impacted by the pandemic and damaged during this summer's protests.
School named in honor of famous rapper is ‘cleaning up’ the streets of Wilmington with tech purpose

Oct. 7, 2020 9:03 am

School named in honor of famous rapper is ‘cleaning up’ the streets of Wilmington with tech

Guest columnist Tyrone Taylor talks about Reginald Noble Tech's plans to expand its form of Black male engagement and skills-building beyond Delaware.
Drexel University’s Dr. Frank Lee projects civil dialogue seven stories tall for Philly Tech Week purpose

Oct. 6, 2020 11:00 am

Drexel University’s Dr. Frank Lee projects civil dialogue seven stories tall for Philly Tech Week

Lee and Gossamer Games brought together a large-scale art piece that put everyone’s voice into the public sphere in a physical way.
When speculative technology meets West Philly purpose

Oct. 5, 2020 9:17 am

When speculative technology meets West Philly

These innovative thinkers in West Philly are using localized technology to benefit community members.
Using tech to meet food pantry needs in Philly’s Northeast purpose

Oct. 2, 2020 10:03 am

Using tech to meet food pantry needs in Philly’s Northeast

The online platform used at the Mitzvah Food Program's food pantry was built with tools to help encourage healthy eating and easy adherence to dietary or religious preferences, says Brian Gralnick.
Tech used for public safety elicits mixed emotions in Norris Square and beyond purpose

Sep. 28, 2020 9:08 am

Tech used for public safety elicits mixed emotions in Norris Square and beyond

Drones and surveillance cameras can be an innovative resource, say some of those interviewed for this story. But others have privacy concerns and feel harms experienced by the community need to be addressed first.

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