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Delaware County is having a moment. Nonprofits share $2.1M in funding to provide for crucial needs funding

Jun. 14, 2021 9:58 am

Delaware County is having a moment. Nonprofits share $2.1M in funding to provide for crucial needs

"Every day, nonprofits serving our county have been on the front lines offering critical services to Delaware County residents," said Frances Sheehan of the Foundation for Delaware County.
Recalibration of power: Building an equitable tech pipeline in Philly purpose

May 7, 2021 11:05 am

Recalibration of power: Building an equitable tech pipeline in Philly

The first Philly cohort of Resilient Coders graduates in May, and two of its soon-to-be-grads share the apps they built with a focus on bettering society.
PAR-Recycle Works continues to collect e-waste and transform lives at its new Hunting Park facility purpose

Apr. 26, 2021 2:23 pm

PAR-Recycle Works continues to collect e-waste and transform lives at its new Hunting Park facility

"We are a non-traditional transitional employer. Yes, we offer returning citizens sustainable employment, but we don’t just stop there," says General Manager Maurice Q. Jones.
In West Philly, a diverse group trains to break through in a field dominated by young white men purpose

Apr. 23, 2021 3:49 pm

In West Philly, a diverse group trains to break through in a field dominated by young white men

"Sometimes we get too focused on the deficit model in Black communities. But there is an ‘and.’ We can offer basic digital learning and technology training," says Soneyet Muhammad.
Dan Rhoton: ‘What if Camden is a place you can source remote workers from?’ purpose

Apr. 5, 2021 12:10 pm

Dan Rhoton: ‘What if Camden is a place you can source remote workers from?’

Can workforce development spark community revitalization? A new coworking space for tech trainees and alumni launched by Hopeworks may hold the answer.
Connecting young people to opportunity and employers to talent purpose

Mar. 1, 2021 11:21 am

Connecting young people to opportunity and employers to talent

A new initiative from Philadelphia Youth Network will focus on providing “opportunity youth” (youth ages 16 to 24 who are neither in school nor working) with programming that can reconnect them to the workforce.
What can short-term credentialing do for economic mobility in West Philly? purpose

Feb. 10, 2021 10:20 am

What can short-term credentialing do for economic mobility in West Philly?

These organizations with ties to the neighborhoods are putting the city to work, one person at a time.
For people with a disability, poverty rates are high and employment rates low. Can workforce development help? purpose

Feb. 3, 2021 11:00 am

For people with a disability, poverty rates are high and employment rates low. Can workforce development help?

Private nonprofits like the Sierra Group and JEVS run most of the city-wide disability workforce programs. But should the City of Philadelphia look to New York City's model to expand its own disability workforce development efforts?
Government and nonprofit leaders explore routes from job to career purpose

Nov. 4, 2020 3:28 pm

Government and nonprofit leaders explore routes from job to career

In addition to working towards racial equity during the economic recovery, the employment and career panel offered solutions for leaders to better understand their mission and the people they assist.
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.

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