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Down one spot in 2020, Philadelphia is now the 3rd most diverse US city for STEM

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Down one spot in 2020, Philadelphia is now the 3rd most diverse US city for STEM

The city again ranked in the top five on SmartAsset's annual survey of most diverse in terms of STEM workers across the U.S.
Cleaning up: Team Clean’s Donna Allie on what Black-owned businesses need to scale in Philadelphia

Nov. 20, 2020 11:50 am

Cleaning up: Team Clean’s Donna Allie on what Black-owned businesses need to scale in Philadelphia

The entrepreneur has been in the sanitization business for more than 40 years and is still reaching for bigger goals amid COVID-19 boosts and cross-industry collaboration. Here's how she's making the best of challenging circumstances, and her own challenge for local institutions.
‘Top transitions’ could aid workers who lost their jobs amid COVID-19, says this Philly Fed report

Nov. 19, 2020 1:50 pm

‘Top transitions’ could aid workers who lost their jobs amid COVID-19, says this Philly Fed report

Half of the job types most affected by COVID-19 that don’t require a bachelor’s degree can more easily transition into higher-paying ones requiring similar skills, per Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's research.
Think and Grow Farms is using tech-enabled sustainability practices to fight food scarcity

Nov. 17, 2020 12:43 pm

Think and Grow Farms is using tech-enabled sustainability practices to fight food scarcity

Cultural economist Dr. Jamie Bracey-Green on how her new venture is helping West Philadelphians go from consumers to producers for a more equitable local economy.
Making the right moves: Queen & Rook Board Game Cafe plays on through the pandemic

Nov. 12, 2020 12:57 pm

Making the right moves: Queen & Rook Board Game Cafe plays on through the pandemic

What started as a novel idea on a trip to Canada has become a locally minded business that serves people of all ages during a tumultuous year. Here's how owners Edward Garcia and Jeannie Wong are keeping the Queen Village shop alive.
Still waiting for your stimulus payment? You have until Nov. 21 to claim it

Nov. 11, 2020 11:46 am

Still waiting for your stimulus payment? You have until Nov. 21 to claim it

The IRS Non-Filer Tool can help U.S. citizens who have not yet received their stimulus checks from the federal government.
It’s National Apprenticeship Week. Check out these 7 educational events

Nov. 10, 2020 9:56 am

It’s National Apprenticeship Week. Check out these 7 educational events

Apprenticeship programs can help people with nontraditional backgrounds access jobs across industries like healthcare and STEM.
Black, Latinx and LGBTQ biz leaders on what the 2020 election’s winner could mean for their communities

Nov. 6, 2020 10:35 am

Black, Latinx and LGBTQ biz leaders on what the 2020 election’s winner could mean for their communities

The heads of Philly's African American Chamber of Commerce, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Independence Business Alliance weigh in on the pending presidential election results.
Puyero is building a ‘home away from home’ for Venezuelans in Philly, thanks to arepas and COVID-19 pivots

Nov. 5, 2020 2:19 pm

Puyero is building a ‘home away from home’ for Venezuelans in Philly, thanks to arepas and COVID-19 pivots

With his wife and brother, here's how Gilberto Arends' three-year-old Queen Village restaurant is navigating the pandemic, with some help from local and national small business resources.
Voting while blind in Pennsylvania

Nov. 4, 2020 1:35 pm

Voting while blind in Pennsylvania

Mail-in ballots were not available in either braille or in large print. And the accessible remote ballot PA made available instead isn't actually fully accessible.

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