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All of Philadelphia needs remote access to services. Here’s how it can happen access

Aug. 7, 2020 11:49 am

All of Philadelphia needs remote access to services. Here’s how it can happen

Community Legal Services staffers calls on local and national leaders to support many forms of remote access to services in Philadelphia, including internet and phone services.
What you need to know about Philly’s plan to get 35K low-income households online for the 2020-21 school year access

Aug. 6, 2020 4:25 pm

What you need to know about Philly’s plan to get 35K low-income households online for the 2020-21 school year

The plan, called PHLConnectED, is the first step in the City of Philadelphia's larger strategy to address digital access and inequity in getting 35,000 student homes connected.
7 tips on Instagram advocacy from viral sanitation worker Terrill Haigler access

Aug. 6, 2020 7:20 am

7 tips on Instagram advocacy from viral sanitation worker Terrill Haigler

With a unique social media strategy, @yafavtrashman has raised awareness — and donations — for sanitation workers' safety during the pandemic. Here's how he did it.
Only 5% of PA’s first small biz coronavirus loans went to non-white entrepreneurs access

Aug. 4, 2020 8:42 am

Only 5% of PA’s first small biz coronavirus loans went to non-white entrepreneurs

The March funding was spoken for in about six days.
Comcast protest for free internet access brings digital divide debate to the forefront access

Aug. 3, 2020 7:07 pm

Comcast protest for free internet access brings digital divide debate to the forefront

Outside the telecomms giant's Center City HQ, activists conveyed concerns about what virtual learning means to Philadelphians with limited or no internet access and questioned what side of the digital divide Comcast is on.
PhillyCAM’s new pre-apprenticeship program aims to be a pipeline for young media pros access

Aug. 3, 2020 2:02 pm

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.
Penn law and engineering students built these accessible tech projects for Philly nonprofits access

Jul. 31, 2020 3:15 pm

Penn law and engineering students built these accessible tech projects for Philly nonprofits

The projects aim to help underserved communities navigate legal issues related to housing insecurity and property taxes.
Why cultural context is important for innovation districts access

Jul. 30, 2020 11:19 am

Why cultural context is important for innovation districts

Experts from local and national innovation hubs, including two from within University City's 3675 Market, on community-focused inclusivity in programming.
Philly schools’ new plan: The year will begin totally virtually, superintendent says access

Jul. 29, 2020 2:03 pm

Philly schools’ new plan: The year will begin totally virtually, superintendent says

The virtual instruction will continue until at least Nov. 17 — the end of the first quarter — when officials will reevaluate circumstances, but some questions about digital access remain.
PTW20: With two months to go, 3 partners reflect on their long history with Philly Tech Week access

Jul. 29, 2020 10:00 am

PTW20: With two months to go, 3 partners reflect on their long history with Philly Tech Week

In less than 10 weeks, hundreds of innovators, leaders and tech enthusiasts will celebrate a week of virtual experiences. Plus, here are some new updates on 10th annual series' events.

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