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People of color are most burdened by debt and collection judgments issued by ‘weaponized’ courts purpose

Apr. 15, 2021 10:12 am

People of color are most burdened by debt and collection judgments issued by ‘weaponized’ courts

A report released this March by the Reinvestment Fund and Community Legal Services indicates that seven out of 10 debt collection defendants in Philadelphia live in census tracts where over 35% of the households are cost burdened. 
View from the economic top purpose

Apr. 8, 2021 12:42 pm

View from the economic top

For Philadelphia's upper middle class, the COVID-19 economic crisis barely hurt and has, the experts contend, essentially ended.
Jobs are key to the build back effort — but will they bring economic equity? purpose

Mar. 30, 2021 11:47 am

Jobs are key to the build back effort — but will they bring economic equity?

Middle class and working class workers have born the brunt of the pandemic — the illness, the economic disruption, the layoffs and the job closings.
Does COVID-19 recovery depend on the kindness of strangers? funding

Mar. 15, 2021 12:55 pm

Does COVID-19 recovery depend on the kindness of strangers?

The pandemic revealed that America’s basic needs safety net infrastructure is a patchwork of efforts stitched together by dedicated frontline nonprofit organizations funded by donations from individuals, donor-advised funds and foundations.
One year of COVID-19 purpose

Mar. 11, 2021 3:48 pm

One year of COVID-19

We've been through a lot in the past year, but looking through Generocity's COVID coverage from March 2020 to March 2021, I was surprised by what has been normalized, and how much has changed.
The birth of a disparity: What does the high vaccination rates among white America say about justice? purpose

Mar. 8, 2021 2:01 pm

The birth of a disparity: What does the high vaccination rates among white America say about justice?

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), white people’s vaccination rates are over 2.5 times higher than Latinxs' and nearly twice as high as African Americans' rates.
What ever happened to the North Philadelphia Health Enterprise Zone? purpose

Mar. 2, 2021 8:51 am

What ever happened to the North Philadelphia Health Enterprise Zone?

Had the HEZ become what it set out to be, there would have been a three-year head start on coordinating healthcare services for a poor community of color before the pandemic hit.
Does the local nonprofit sector have the collective agency to make change and move us toward just recovery? purpose

Feb. 22, 2021 2:09 pm

Does the local nonprofit sector have the collective agency to make change and move us toward just recovery?

“It is hard to find balance between doing the work and finding the energy and resources to argue at City Hall," says Farrah Parkes of Gender Justice Fund.
How are we doing? Philly might want to hide its latest ‘just recovery’ report card purpose

Feb. 17, 2021 12:22 pm

How are we doing? Philly might want to hide its latest ‘just recovery’ report card

The leaders who responded to our second TRACE self-assessment in December/January offered almost uniformly terrible ratings in response to questions about public health, community engagement and economic resiliency.
Six months into its push to end systemic racism, City gives itself good grade purpose

Feb. 12, 2021 1:15 pm

Six months into its push to end systemic racism, City gives itself good grade

Still, its Reform, Transformation, and Reconciliation process is less truth and reconciliation — a grassroots-driven process designed to help community members come to terms with past violence and increase awareness of trauma — and more think-tank.

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