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Lutheran Settlement House’s new gender justice program for men takes on toxic masculinity purpose

Aug. 21, 2018 11:38 am

Lutheran Settlement House’s new gender justice program for men takes on toxic masculinity

The Masculinity Action Project will teach 10 to 15 male-identified Philadelphians how to help eliminate domestic violence in their own communities.
Womanist Working Collective’s LaTierra Piphus on navigating systems in order to dismantle them method

Jun. 11, 2018 12:47 pm

Womanist Working Collective’s LaTierra Piphus on navigating systems in order to dismantle them

The organization's time banking project allows members to exchange time spent on services provided, rather than money. Call it radical liberation through cooperation.
Why the Philadelphia Dyke March has staying power purpose

Jun. 7, 2018 12:40 pm

Why the Philadelphia Dyke March has staying power

The 20th annual event is part protest, part rally for LGBTQ-identified folks (and its organizers do NOT get a permit to march the streets).
Impact100 Philadelphia is going big for its 10th year of collective giving funding

Jun. 5, 2018 12:45 pm

Impact100 Philadelphia is going big for its 10th year of collective giving

Here are the full details on the giving circle's new grants and Young Philanthropists program, plus the national conference it's hosting in October.
This is what it’s like to give birth while incarcerated method

May 22, 2018 11:10 am

This is what it’s like to give birth while incarcerated

Maternity Care Coalition's MOMobile supports mothers at Riverside Correctional Facility. Director of Behavioral Health Colette Green shares details of the program, including its on-site doula services and reentry support.
Alyesha Wise’s Black Women Necessary is an intimate, chillaxing activism people

Apr. 27, 2018 10:30 am

Alyesha Wise’s Black Women Necessary is an intimate, chillaxing activism

The Los Angeles-based author and poet on why she created the safe space, which will return to the streets of Philly for the third time this June.
Why America needs a Black Maternal Health Week method

Apr. 12, 2018 12:43 pm

Why America needs a Black Maternal Health Week

The national initiative, running from April 11 through 17, is shedding light on the challenges Black mothers face on a regular basis when seeking adequate healthcare.
How does your workplace’s parental leave policy measure up? method

Mar. 26, 2018 12:45 pm

How does your workplace’s parental leave policy measure up?

Some Philadelphia companies, including digital marketing agency SEER Interactive and accounting firm PwC, offer family benefits beyond what's required by law.
How to plan an inclusive women-in-leadership conference method

Feb. 28, 2018 12:55 pm

How to plan an inclusive women-in-leadership conference

Representation matters, especially when it comes to helping a diverse audience feel welcome. Here's how FearlessCon's Melissa Alam and Women in Nonprofit Leadership Conference's Erika McDaniel do it.
Why mentorship matters for women method

Feb. 23, 2018 12:45 pm

Why mentorship matters for women

And advice on how to find a great mentor, from three Philadelphia-based nonprofit and business leaders.

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