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This is the view from within the encampment on the Parkway purpose

6 hours ago

This is the view from within the encampment on the Parkway

The City announced this morning it will disband the autonomous tent city by next Friday. But Brandon Dorfman takes us inside, to meet organizers and the people experiencing homelessness who called it home.
Estos promotores luchan por la justicia para sus comunidades, incluso durante la pandemia purpose

11 hours ago

Estos promotores luchan por la justicia para sus comunidades, incluso durante la pandemia

Los "Promotores de Justicia" del Nuevo Movimiento Santuario evalúan las necesidades y tienden al bienestar de sus comunidades a través de Zoom desde el inicio.
Uprising in Philadelphia: A to-do list for the next six months purpose

Jul. 9, 2020 8:58 am

Uprising in Philadelphia: A to-do list for the next six months

18 of Philadelphia's best and brightest tell us what they think needs to happen next — individually and collectively — to address the longstanding structural inequities in the city.
Generocity.org is launching a year-long reporting project on a ‘more just recovery’ purpose

Jul. 8, 2020 12:00 pm

Generocity.org is launching a year-long reporting project on a ‘more just recovery’

Called TRACE and supported by a consortium of regional foundations, the goal is to track and inform how the Philadelphia region responds to a pandemic, economic crisis and structural racism.
Who’s afraid of bedbugs? In emergency shelter, that’d be everybody method

Jul. 8, 2020 9:17 am

Who’s afraid of bedbugs? In emergency shelter, that’d be everybody

Bethesda Project's Church Shelter Program uses a community-based surveillance model to prevent pest infestation. Columnist Andrew Huff tells us what that looks like.
INTER/VIEW 2020 on July 22 is now virtual and a featured PTW20 Virtual event purpose

Jul. 7, 2020 2:30 pm

INTER/VIEW 2020 on July 22 is now virtual and a featured PTW20 Virtual event

The day will feature panel conversations, lightning round chats, and a dedicated expo area where attendees can meet with some of Philly's top social impact organizations.
Decades of failed reforms allow continued police brutality and racism purpose

Jul. 7, 2020 11:30 am

Decades of failed reforms allow continued police brutality and racism

"President Donald Trump’s executive order and the stalled bills in Congress to curb police misconduct are, at best, attempts to retune an instrument that was orchestrated for abuse," says guest columnist Stephen Underhill.
Masks are a barrier to contagion, but can also be a new barrier for immigrants purpose

Jul. 7, 2020 7:30 am

Masks are a barrier to contagion, but can also be a new barrier for immigrants

Masks are necessary for the safe reopening of the city, but they can add a layer of difficulty for those who speak English with an accent, says guest columnist Ben Goebel.
Nonprofit AF: The default nonprofit board model is archaic and toxic. Let’s try some new models purpose

Jul. 6, 2020 7:30 am

Nonprofit AF: The default nonprofit board model is archaic and toxic. Let’s try some new models

"Over the years, we have developed a learned helplessness, thinking that this model is the only one we have," says guest columnist Vu Le.
On July 4th: An investigation of interdependence purpose

Jul. 3, 2020 9:00 am

On July 4th: An investigation of interdependence

"We are interdependent with our histories, and the violences and exclusions crisscross the country and manifest in specific ways in every community, including the Philadelphia area," says guest columnist Eric Hartman.

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