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TikTok is a unique blend of social media platforms — here’s why kids love it

Sep. 25, 2020 2:06 pm

TikTok is a unique blend of social media platforms — here’s why kids love it

With TikTok, it’s impossible to separate the individual from the meme, says Penn State professor Kevin Munger.
One of the keys to the Philadelphia Worker Relief Fund’s success was accessibility purpose

Sep. 25, 2020 9:39 am

One of the keys to the Philadelphia Worker Relief Fund’s success was accessibility

The City of Philadelphia partnered with the philanthropic community, the Pennsylvania National Domestic Workers Alliance, and 14 local CBOs to distribute $1.7 million in direct cash payments to more than 2,160 families.
Temple University’s COVID outbreak left North Philadelphia’s Black community ill-equipped and uninformed purpose

Sep. 24, 2020 12:25 pm

Temple University’s COVID outbreak left North Philadelphia’s Black community ill-equipped and uninformed

Neighborhood leaders paint a picture of a vulnerable community imperiled, not only by COVID-19, but by students' risky behavior and a university plan that didn't include them.
Today’s state budget blues will bring tomorrow’s nonprofit woes funding

Sep. 24, 2020 7:00 am

Today’s state budget blues will bring tomorrow’s nonprofit woes

“Cuts in social service nonprofits will decimate a system that is already too fragile,” says Donna Cooper, the executive director of Public Citizens for Children & Youth (PCCY).
UPenn faculty calls on board of trustees to reverse their position on PILOTs at meeting tomorrow purpose

Sep. 23, 2020 11:53 am

UPenn faculty calls on board of trustees to reverse their position on PILOTs at meeting tomorrow

More than 1,000 faculty and staff members are urging Penn to pay 40% of what it would owe in property taxes to the Philadelphia public schools as a matter of social, economic and racial justice.
At Philly Tech Week, the example of a global nonprofit leveraging tech and human connection to eradicate poverty purpose

Sep. 23, 2020 8:30 am

At Philly Tech Week, the example of a global nonprofit leveraging tech and human connection to eradicate poverty

CARE’s community-based financial solutions drive social equity and gender justice.
Power moves: Leadership departures announced at the African American Museum and Public Interest Law Center people

Sep. 22, 2020 12:12 pm

Power moves: Leadership departures announced at the African American Museum and Public Interest Law Center

Patricia Wilson Aden will leave the AAMP at the end of September; Jennifer Clarke will leave the Public Interest Law Center at the end of the year.
Blind and visually impaired performers to be showcased in local (virtual) talent show purpose

Sep. 22, 2020 9:24 am

Blind and visually impaired performers to be showcased in local (virtual) talent show

During October, National Federation of the Blind chapters across the country will host outreach events and fundraisers with the mission of breaking down misconceptions about the blind. The Keystone chapter event is Oct. 17.
During COVID-19, underserved communities in Philly rely on tech to connect purpose

Sep. 21, 2020 12:45 pm

During COVID-19, underserved communities in Philly rely on tech to connect

In and around the Hunting Park neighborhood, Latinx nonprofits use tech to build community and to keep people engaged.
How (and when) do I dissolve my nonprofit, or merge it with another? method

Sep. 21, 2020 9:01 am

How (and when) do I dissolve my nonprofit, or merge it with another?

Generocity.org Publisher Christopher Wink interviews Nonprofit Repositioning Fund Director Nadya Shmavonian and two nonprofit leaders: outgoing African American Museum President Patricia Wilson Aden and former Art Sanctuary ED Valerie Gay.

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