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Explore unemployment rates in Philly neighborhoods using this tool method

Oct. 13, 2016 12:51 pm

Explore unemployment rates in Philly neighborhoods using this tool

It's currently in beta, but National Equity Atlas' new map allows users to compare unemployment rates in neighborhoods across the country by race and ethnicity.
Jim Kenney, take note of how these 3 mayors solved their cities’ biggest problems method

Aug. 1, 2016 11:25 am

Jim Kenney, take note of how these 3 mayors solved their cities’ biggest problems

John Fetterman, Alex Torpey and Lovely Warren discussed how they curbed the most pressing problems in their communities at a recent panel about innovation in local government.
The city’s new fair hiring law is a big deal. Here’s why results

Mar. 16, 2016 12:35 pm

The city’s new fair hiring law is a big deal. Here’s why

Ban the Box is a big step in the right direction, but there's still lots of work to be done.
Why food deserts require more than just supermarkets method

Feb. 29, 2016 9:33 am

Why food deserts require more than just supermarkets

They're also education, healthcare and employment deserts. UpLift Solutions takes a holistic approach to alleviating distress in those communities.
West Philly Job Training Program Set to Grow method

Jun. 30, 2014 12:53 pm

West Philly Job Training Program Set to Grow

Two years ago, after being laid off from his job as a court reporter, 24-year-old Michael Benson was brooding in his Overbrook kitchen when his mother called — she had heard about a new program connecting neighborhood residents to local jobs — the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative. Benson applied and was accepted into the program, […]
Pew Charitable Trusts Announces $7.34 Million in Grants for Vulnerable Adults people

Jun. 13, 2014 11:01 am

Pew Charitable Trusts Announces $7.34 Million in Grants for Vulnerable Adults

Last week Pew Charitable Trusts announced $7.34 million in grants for 45 local organizations working with vulnerable adults. The 45 organizations selected serve those struggling with homelessness, mental health issues, and extended periods of unemployment. The grants range from around $100,000 to $300,000. The largest grant by a wide margin went to Project HOME for its comprehensive […]

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