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School named in honor of famous rapper is ‘cleaning up’ the streets of Wilmington with tech purpose

Oct. 7, 2020 9:03 am

School named in honor of famous rapper is ‘cleaning up’ the streets of Wilmington with tech

Guest columnist Tyrone Taylor talks about Reginald Noble Tech's plans to expand its form of Black male engagement and skills-building beyond Delaware.
To create good jobs for Philadelphians, now is the time to do everything purpose

Aug. 6, 2020 4:06 pm

To create good jobs for Philadelphians, now is the time to do everything

Guest columnist Matt Bergheiser offers a civic project for consideration: "Let’s unite to grow good and dignified jobs at a scale we could not have imagined even six months ago."
PhillyCAM’s new pre-apprenticeship program aims to be a pipeline for young media pros method

Aug. 5, 2020 10:07 am

PhillyCAM’s new pre-apprenticeship program aims to be a pipeline for young media pros

The Arts2Work program is pairing Black and Latinx Philadelphians with mentors and skills to help them pursue careers in media and the arts.
Opinion: Adult education isn’t a priority in the FY21 budget — but it should be purpose

May 20, 2020 12:03 pm

Opinion: Adult education isn’t a priority in the FY21 budget — but it should be

Even though adults are often forgotten in the talk about education programming and funding in Philadelphia, these learning communities are robust and growing, say guest columnists Amy Ballard and Bryce Bayer.
As COVID-19 deepens the digital divide, a call to move beyond simply providing access purpose

Apr. 24, 2020 10:45 am

As COVID-19 deepens the digital divide, a call to move beyond simply providing access

While accessing a computer is essential, we need digital job training to be incorporated into any workforce plan, says guest columnist Howard Pinder.
We are all social enterprises now purpose

Apr. 9, 2020 11:21 am

We are all social enterprises now

The coronavirus crisis "has fully exposed the certainty that investing in the welfare and talents of workers is inextricably linked to the success of our economy," says guest columnist Matt Bergheiser.
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.

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