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Recalibration of power: Building an equitable tech pipeline in Philly purpose

May 7, 2021 11:05 am

Recalibration of power: Building an equitable tech pipeline in Philly

The first Philly cohort of Resilient Coders graduates in May, and two of its soon-to-be-grads share the apps they built with a focus on bettering society.
In May, let’s play with the future purpose

May 6, 2021 3:35 pm

In May, let’s play with the future

This month's editorial calendar topic focuses on civic innovation, community tech, and the technocultural practices that celebrate Blackness, embrace advancement and empower communities. In other words, Philafuturism!
In West Philly, a diverse group trains to break through in a field dominated by young white men purpose

Apr. 23, 2021 3:49 pm

In West Philly, a diverse group trains to break through in a field dominated by young white men

"Sometimes we get too focused on the deficit model in Black communities. But there is an ‘and.’ We can offer basic digital learning and technology training," says Soneyet Muhammad.
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.