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Ana Santiago wants to restore her husband’s garden. And with it, she says, the neighborhood’s respect purpose

Apr. 19, 2019 10:33 am

Ana Santiago wants to restore her husband’s garden. And with it, she says, the neighborhood’s respect

Impact Services says it is working on a plan to revitalize the garden, but they’ll need gardeners to help.
Ellen Hwang on her move to the Knight Foundation: ‘This is my dream job’ people

Apr. 18, 2019 4:59 pm

Ellen Hwang on her move to the Knight Foundation: ‘This is my dream job’

Her own personal mission — to engage and inform people — aligns particularly well with the funder's, said the former city staffer and smart cities pro.
Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly results

Apr. 18, 2019 10:51 am

Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly

The initiative was piloted in Philadelphia in 2015 with $11 million in support from Knight and the William Penn Foundation.
Media Mobilizing Project calls on FCC to advocate for more diversity in ownership of media purpose

Apr. 17, 2019 4:41 pm

Media Mobilizing Project calls on FCC to advocate for more diversity in ownership of media

Access to diverse news sources is “essential to try to change and fight deep problems of poverty and racial injustice,” said MMP's Hannah Sassaman.
How to pitch a story to Generocity purpose

Apr. 17, 2019 2:08 pm

How to pitch a story to Generocity

These tips will help your story catch our editor's eye.
Another community garden is losing land to development purpose

Apr. 16, 2019 12:24 pm

Another community garden is losing land to development

A developer recently purchased one of César Andreu Iglesias Community Garden's parcels in Kensington for $2,500.
Neighborhood gardens grow community as much as food. Now there is online tool to help purpose

Apr. 15, 2019 2:19 pm

Neighborhood gardens grow community as much as food. Now there is online tool to help

Grounded in Philly, relaunched April 11, fosters relationships between community gardeners and municipal authorities while supporting food access and leveraging vacant land policies.
Fundraisers, do you have a hard time asking for help? purpose

Apr. 15, 2019 11:46 am

Fundraisers, do you have a hard time asking for help?

Columnist Valerie Johnson says if you’re doing it right, the ask should be the easiest part of a fundraiser's job.
In conversation with Bill Golderer: On changes at Philly’s United Way, his new hires and the bat signal purpose

Apr. 15, 2019 8:00 am

In conversation with Bill Golderer: On changes at Philly’s United Way, his new hires and the bat signal

The CEO with a gift for memorable turns-of-phrase and pop culture allusions has a plan to drop Philadelphia's poverty rate by six percentage points.
As Project HOME turns 30, a look at the state of homelessness in our city purpose

Apr. 12, 2019 7:31 am

As Project HOME turns 30, a look at the state of homelessness in our city

According to Sister Mary Scullion of Project HOME, Philadelphia has made substantial progress on homelessness in the past number of years. The city's street counts are the lowest of the nation’s 10 largest cities.

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