Aug. 18, 2021 9:31 am
PHLConnectED has enabled 18K+ internet connections in a year, the City says
Plus, here's how Philadelphia stands to benefit from the newly passed $1 trillion federal infrastructure bill.
Jun. 22, 2021 11:00 am
New research: Disparities in respiratory health have persisted or widened in the U.S. in the last 60 years
In addition to delving into a new study, Journalist Resource's Naseem Miller looks at a body of research that links respiratory health to socioeconomic status, race and ethnicity, and where people live.
Sep. 1, 2020 8:49 am
Shortened census count will hurt communities of color, but there is still time to be counted
According to guest columnist Aggie Yellow Horse, the Black community is at greatest risk of a census undercount. Our Generocity infographic shows that Philadelphia, Wilmington, Camden, Norristown and Chester all lag in census completion.
Jul. 23, 2020 12:56 pm
The memo barring immigrants from being included in the Census is ‘further motivation to be counted’
Local orgs weigh in on the constitutionality of Trump's "Memorandum On Excluding Illegal Aliens From the Apportionment Base Following the 2020 Census," and step up efforts to get city residents to participate in the Census.
Mar. 13, 2020 8:23 am
How the city and Kensington-area orgs are trying to fix the census’ historical undercount of Latinxs
“It’s really important [to be counted] because it’s validation of our presence,” says Will González, the executive director of Ceiba.
Jun. 20, 2019 10:20 am
The homework gap in Philadelphia neighborhoods
In a 2015 survey, nearly half of students said they were unable to complete a homework assignment due to lack of internet or computer access. Take a look at the interactive map that shows the neighborhoods in Philly where that is most likely to happen.
Jun. 18, 2019 12:27 pm
3 local leaders will share resources for utilizing census data and closing the digital divide
On June 26, Tech in the Commons: Connect the Dots with Census Data gives you the tech tools to grow your impact, audience and fundraising efforts. RSVP today — spots are filling up quickly.
May 31, 2019 12:01 pm
Looking at digital literacy through different lenses: Access and adoption, design, and digital equity
Liana Dragoman, Andrew Buss and Juliet Fink Yates come at the topic from different perspectives but agree that the solution to a structural issue like the digital divide requires coordination and investment.
May 30, 2019 5:26 pm
Digital first census unlikely to impact response rate, says Stephanie Reid of Complete Count 2020. But it may impact census jobs
Because the approach is digital first and not “digital only,” the online format doesn’t strike Reid as contributing to an undercount of any population.
May 29, 2019 8:04 am
This event will teach you how to make sense of census data
Tech in the Commons is an event series that aims to provide nonprofits with the tech training they need to grow their organization. The first event of 2019 will focus on census data.