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Opinion: It’s time to permanently close Berks County’s immigrant detention center purpose

Sep. 29, 2021 9:40 am

Opinion: It’s time to permanently close Berks County’s immigrant detention center

"As we speak, the Biden administration is pushing to turn the Berks County family prison into a women's prison," says guest columnist Jasmine Rivera.
HB 972: ‘What these lawmakers are doing is bullying’ purpose

Sep. 24, 2021 12:41 pm

HB 972: ‘What these lawmakers are doing is bullying’

Dubbed the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act,” the bill defines women solely on the basis of “reproductive organs, biology, or genetics assigned at birth.” The Women’s Law Project denounces it as discriminatory, violating state and federal laws.
Festival in Manayunk focuses on films by and about women purpose

Sep. 17, 2021 1:16 pm

Festival in Manayunk focuses on films by and about women

The third annual LUNAFEST, which benefits Girls on the Run Philadelphia, is happening on September 25 at the Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center.
At PAFA not only have women claimed space, they’re making history purpose

Sep. 13, 2021 9:12 am

At PAFA not only have women claimed space, they’re making history

Photographer Deborah Willis, curator Brittany Webb, and board chair Anne McCollum are part of the art school and museum's effort to be "fully reflective of community" and look at "history that hasn’t been told and all the spaces of marginality."
3 takeaways from Melinda French Gates and MacKenzie Scott teaming up to fund women’s and girls’ causes funding

Aug. 12, 2021 1:21 pm

3 takeaways from Melinda French Gates and MacKenzie Scott teaming up to fund women’s and girls’ causes

The joint funding is notable, in part, because only 1.6% of philanthropic dollars in America support women’s and girls’ organizations, according to guest columnists Jacqueline Ackerman and Tessa Skidmore.
New report details benefits of increasing WIC enrollment, but longtime providers fear PA is trying to dismantle the program purpose

Jun. 30, 2021 3:48 pm

New report details benefits of increasing WIC enrollment, but longtime providers fear PA is trying to dismantle the program

Research shows the WIC program improves long-term outcomes for women and children. Participants have healthier babies who are more likely to be immunized, score higher on assessments of mental development and have lower incidences of obesity.
Girls Rock Philly will change its name to center trans identities purpose

May 27, 2021 9:50 am

Girls Rock Philly will change its name to center trans identities

GRP will host summer events for community members to discuss what a more equitable name could be for the nonprofit.
Updated report on gender diversity of eds and meds boards shows some gains purpose

May 3, 2021 3:59 pm

Updated report on gender diversity of eds and meds boards shows some gains

But racial diversity remains "dire," according to the latest update of 2019 census of board members of the 50 largest nonprofit medical and educational institutions in Greater Philadelphia by the Women's Nonprofit Leadership Initiative.
Opinion: Don’t fall for Rep. Martina White’s rhetoric. Trans women are women purpose

Apr. 12, 2021 9:08 am

Opinion: Don’t fall for Rep. Martina White’s rhetoric. Trans women are women

Women’s sports need media coverage, investment, and resources. Not gender policing, says guest columnist Erica Vanstone. 
Giving while female: Women are more likely to donate to charities than men of equal means purpose

Mar. 23, 2021 12:21 pm

Giving while female: Women are more likely to donate to charities than men of equal means

Women also show a greater preference for collective giving and other collaborative charitable efforts than men. Most people who take part in giving circles are women, say guest columnists Tara Skidmore and Charles Sellen.

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