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Philabundance Community Kitchen serves folks who are ‘just looking for a new start’ people

Aug. 17, 2017 8:15 am

Philabundance Community Kitchen serves folks who are ‘just looking for a new start’

The hunger alleviation nonprofit's Candace Matthews-Bass visits "Around the Corner" to share details of the workforce development program for low-income adults, including returning citizens.
Peirce College is launching a workforce training program for parents results

Aug. 9, 2017 4:25 pm

Peirce College is launching a workforce training program for parents

The program and its "two-generation approach," supported by a $60,000 grant from United Way, is set to launch in 2018 and is for participants over 18 years old with at least one child in the household.
12 people of color leading the social impact charge in Philadelphia people

Jul. 31, 2017 12:58 pm

12 people of color leading the social impact charge in Philadelphia

Get to know this list of impressive folks working in each of our editorial calendar themes.
3 gigs Philly needs to spark economic development method

Jul. 5, 2017 11:53 am

3 gigs Philly needs to spark economic development

Columnist Tivoni Devor offers three suggestions for professions the city should revive in the modern gig economy.
The future of workforce development in the healthcare industry is — apprenticeships? purpose

Jun. 27, 2017 10:30 am

The future of workforce development in the healthcare industry is — apprenticeships?

District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund's Cheryl Feldman makes the case that health and human services employers should implement training programs.
How Philly is revitalizing a widely unused tax credit program for hiring returning citizens results

Jun. 22, 2017 11:37 am

How Philly is revitalizing a widely unused tax credit program for hiring returning citizens

The Fair Chance Hiring Initiative, starting July 1, is meant to replace a program that was created to encourage businesses to hire Philadelphians returning from prison.
This workforce program is for immigrants who can speak English and have degrees purpose

May 31, 2017 1:49 pm

This workforce program is for immigrants who can speak English and have degrees

The barriers to the U.S. workplace for skilled immigrants are varied. Here's how the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians’ International Professionals Program is helping them out.
What 3 Philly homelessness nonprofits have learned about building community partnerships method

May 31, 2017 12:35 pm

What 3 Philly homelessness nonprofits have learned about building community partnerships

Lessons from UliftU, Back on My Feet and One Step Away.
Garron Gibbs learned to help others by first helping himself people

May 30, 2017 4:21 pm

Garron Gibbs learned to help others by first helping himself

The founder and marketing director of TwoG Marketing wants to work with nonprofits to teach web design skills to youth and citizens in reentry.
How a corporate partner is helping YouthBuild Philly students become ‘green leaders’ in construction method

May 24, 2017 3:05 pm

How a corporate partner is helping YouthBuild Philly students become ‘green leaders’ in construction

Building materials company Saint-Gobain has been working with YouthBuild USA since 2010 to provide materials and hands-on job training for students working in YouthBuild Philly’s building trades track.

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