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10 Inauguration Day messages from Philly institutions and entrepreneurs

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10 Inauguration Day messages from Philly institutions and entrepreneurs

The historic event had people across the country, and region, talking. Here's what they had to say.
MLK Day 2021 means virtual programming and socially distant community service

Jan. 15, 2021 11:29 am

MLK Day 2021 means virtual programming and socially distant community service

Think Company is conducting virtual mock interviews with Hopeworks youth, for instance. Here are some ideas for your own Martin Luther King Jr. Day volunteering.
As PPP loans open again, here’s what small business owners learned in the last round

Jan. 11, 2021 3:51 pm

As PPP loans open again, here’s what small business owners learned in the last round

On Jan. 11, applications are only open for businesses using community financial institutions, which lend to minority-owned and economically disadvantaged businesses.
An online portal and a mass distribution site: Here’s a look at Philly’s plan to distribute the COVID-19 vaccines

Jan. 8, 2021 5:05 pm

An online portal and a mass distribution site: Here’s a look at Philly’s plan to distribute the COVID-19 vaccines

You can also sign up to volunteer, offer your business as a vaccination site, or request to host a clinic at your office.
As a Black American, I feel frustrated by what happened at the Capitol. But I’m not surprised.

Jan. 6, 2021 7:39 pm

As a Black American, I feel frustrated by what happened at the Capitol. But I’m not surprised.

Today's insurrection might have shocked you, but to Technical.ly reporter Michael Butler, it's a sobering reminder of the existing inequities in this country.
These 15 finalists will join Well City Challenge’s incubator to improve millennial health

Jan. 4, 2021 7:36 am

These 15 finalists will join Well City Challenge’s incubator to improve millennial health

Beginning this month, the teams will participate in workshops and mentorship, then pitch to judges for cash prizes to support a pilot of their concept.
Could income-based repayment, not student debt forgiveness, help more borrowers?

Dec. 8, 2020 2:22 pm

Could income-based repayment, not student debt forgiveness, help more borrowers?

Amid discussion of Joe Biden's student debt policy proposals, a new study co-led by a Wharton professor offers a different solution to the crisis than universal forgiveness.
Philly rolled out changes to business taxes and a resource tool for COVID-19 relief

Dec. 2, 2020 7:41 am

Philly rolled out changes to business taxes and a resource tool for COVID-19 relief

The tool gathers low-cost or free legal, financial and consulting resources for biz owners.
Hacking naloxone: These graphs show effectiveness in saving PA lives from opioid overdoses

Nov. 24, 2020 12:50 pm

Hacking naloxone: These graphs show effectiveness in saving PA lives from opioid overdoses

Code for Philly's Opioid Hackathon applied data science to track the medication's success throughout Pennsylvania.

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