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We’ve helped hundreds of West Philadelphians connect to jobs. Now we’re taking the show on the road method

Jan. 10, 2020 7:39 am

We’ve helped hundreds of West Philadelphians connect to jobs. Now we’re taking the show on the road

With a 97% success rate, the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative has proven itself exceptional at connecting people to jobs. Guest columnist Sarah Steltz outlines how WPSI achieves its success.
For the founder of Chester County Food Bank, its about more than just canned goods purpose

Jan. 8, 2020 9:52 am

For the founder of Chester County Food Bank, its about more than just canned goods

The org offers community raised-bed gardens, senior food boxes, summer food boxes, weekend backpacks for school-age children, a mobile market, bilingual cooking classes and a growing culinary workforce development program.
5 takeaways from the Future of Work summit purpose

Nov. 11, 2019 8:30 am

5 takeaways from the Future of Work summit

The Business Innovations for the Future of Work summit facilitated open and honest conversations about workforce problems and innovative solutions.
This summit will explore innovative ways to invest in the future of work(ers) purpose

Nov. 5, 2019 11:00 am

This summit will explore innovative ways to invest in the future of work(ers)

Business Innovations for the Future of Work — which takes place this Wednesday and Thursday — explores solutions and highlights public-private partnerships that are changing the way employers approach hiring and retention.
Envision a future driven by you purpose

Oct. 29, 2019 3:18 pm

Envision a future driven by you

More faces, more voices, more ways to power a future with wide-ranging social impact. Read about the new additions to the roster of presenters at ADVANCE by Generocity — happening this Friday!
A first look at the agenda for ADVANCE by Generocity, presented by Knight Foundation purpose

Oct. 21, 2019 7:47 am

A first look at the agenda for ADVANCE by Generocity, presented by Knight Foundation

No games, just game changers! Generocity's inaugural conference includes a keynote by Kickstarter cofounder Yancey Strickler, and panels and presentations led by local leaders Anuj Gupta, Vanessa Briggs, Markita Morris-Louis, Tiffany Tavarez, Peter Gonzales, Manuel Portillo and Stephanie Sun.
Kickstarter cofounder Yancey Strickler to keynote Generocity’s inaugural conference purpose

Oct. 1, 2019 2:00 pm

Kickstarter cofounder Yancey Strickler to keynote Generocity’s inaugural conference

Meet the author, get a signed book and connect with local impact leaders at ADVANCE by Generocity presented by Knight Foundation on Friday, Nov. 1.
LaSalle University launches the Small Nonprofit Learning Center purpose

Sep. 30, 2019 8:00 am

LaSalle University launches the Small Nonprofit Learning Center

"While there’s no denying that bigger nonprofits have some distinct advantages, we celebrate what small nonprofits can achieve by strengthening core infrastructures," says Laura Otten, director of the university's Nonprofit Center.
A resource for those transitioning professionally and personally, Career Wardrobe opens a second Delco site purpose

Aug. 8, 2019 8:08 am

A resource for those transitioning professionally and personally, Career Wardrobe opens a second Delco site

"This is our path to success: the clients report self-confidence that makes them engaged in their job search, they get employment, they transition off benefits,” said Sheri Cole, the executive director of the social enterprise.
We need to talk about how we talk about work purpose

Dec. 17, 2018 3:00 pm

We need to talk about how we talk about work

The Urban League of Philadelphia's Ethan Tan on why the "dignity of work" is an ideology — and an immoral one, he argues.

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