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Here’s how many Philly families have gotten free internet through PHLConnectED so far

Nov. 3, 2020 11:33 am

Here’s how many Philly families have gotten free internet through PHLConnectED so far

The City of Philadelphia's efforts to connect K-12 families to the internet for remote learning have been fruitful, but there is more work ahead.
Harriett’s Bookshop owner Jeannine Cook uses resilience to write her own story

Oct. 28, 2020 2:10 pm

Harriett’s Bookshop owner Jeannine Cook uses resilience to write her own story

With creativity and problem-solving skills, the University of the Arts grad has found her niche in entrepreneurship with a cause. Here's how she's kept her business' dream alive amid the pandemic and racial justice movement.
From turntables to Tactile: How Marc Coleman designed a career in entrepreneurship

Oct. 22, 2020 3:24 pm

From turntables to Tactile: How Marc Coleman designed a career in entrepreneurship

The Tactile Group founder's professional journey started with music and taught him hard lessons about the importance of diversity in business. Here's how he's grown his agency along the day, with some support from local institutions.
Coded by Kids raises $1M to launch OnE Philadelphia for a long-term, inclusive tech pipeline

Oct. 21, 2020 2:01 pm

Coded by Kids raises $1M to launch OnE Philadelphia for a long-term, inclusive tech pipeline

The program, funded by Bank of America, Comcast NBCUniversal and the Lenfest Foundation, aims to work in communities of color to address diversity and inclusion in the tech and innovation space, and to deliver sustainable career opportunities.
Comcast launches RISE, a 3-year program to help hardest-hit small businesses

Oct. 13, 2020 11:36 am

Comcast launches RISE, a 3-year program to help hardest-hit small businesses

The first wave of the program focuses on connecting Black-owned businesses with marketing and tech support.
Four months later, West Philadelphia Corridor Collaborative is helping businesses pick up the pieces

Oct. 12, 2020 12:58 pm

Four months later, West Philadelphia Corridor Collaborative is helping businesses pick up the pieces

After many local storefronts were ravaged during the summer's protests, and amid the ongoing pandemic, here's how the biz association is supporting local commercial corridors — including via tech repair pop-ups.
Want to grow more Black businesses in Philadelphia? Start with advocacy, funding and social capital

Oct. 9, 2020 2:19 pm

Want to grow more Black businesses in Philadelphia? Start with advocacy, funding and social capital

Entrepreneurship has long been seen as a wealth generator. Here's a look at how to increase access to that opportunity in a city with fewer Black-owned businesses than its peers.
Wharton Dean Erika James will lead a public lecture series on racial unrest in America

Oct. 9, 2020 9:48 am

Wharton Dean Erika James will lead a public lecture series on racial unrest in America

Wharton's first Black woman dean will lead the three-part series beginning on Oct. 21.
COVID-19 has accelerated automation — and many jobs won’t come back

Oct. 5, 2020 12:11 pm

COVID-19 has accelerated automation — and many jobs won’t come back

Minority groups and service workers have been widely affected: "If you don't go to the office, you won't be stopping for coffee along the way or to get gas."
How these Philly media orgs are getting the word out on the census, voting and COVID-19

Sep. 30, 2020 1:22 pm

How these Philly media orgs are getting the word out on the census, voting and COVID-19

With methods such as community-driven programming and a texting service, PhillyCAM's Nasha Taylor and Resolve Philly's Lily Medosch are helping their media organizations reach people in unique, engaging ways.

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