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What data can and can’t tell us about shooting deaths in Philadelphia

Oct. 28, 2020 6:18 pm

What data can and can’t tell us about shooting deaths in Philadelphia

After police shot and killed Walter Wallace Jr. in West Philadelphia on Monday, we take a look at the tech that tracks shootings and how journalists report on them.
Focus on Walter Wallace Jr.’s tragic killing, not property damage, say community organizers

Oct. 27, 2020 6:55 pm

Focus on Walter Wallace Jr.’s tragic killing, not property damage, say community organizers

West Philadelphia Corridor Collaborative's Jabari Jones and Philadelphia Community Bail Fund's Candace McKinley want people to consider Wallace's humanity instead of rushing to judge a community in pain.
After the police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. in West Philly, look back to lessons from this summer

Oct. 27, 2020 3:15 pm

After the police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. in West Philly, look back to lessons from this summer

Here are 28 stories on racial equity to reread, including first-person perspectives from Black leaders and advice on organizational leadership in times of crisis.
Philadelphia region’s ‘just recovery’ report card: No honor roll for COVID-19 response

Oct. 20, 2020 11:40 am

Philadelphia region’s ‘just recovery’ report card: No honor roll for COVID-19 response

The grades issued by 53 leaders who recently completed Generocity's Just Recovery Self-Assessment ranged from barely middling to good on the topics of public health, community engagement and economic resiliency. Check out the data.
Earl Harvey, 65, was an innovator in the Black business community

Oct. 14, 2020 6:03 pm

Earl Harvey, 65, was an innovator in the Black business community

Black Professionals News Publisher Earl Harvey was known for using events to build community for Black entrepreneurs. He died on Monday, Oct. 12.
Reminder: Philly is still the poorest big city in America

Oct. 14, 2020 11:29 am

Reminder: Philly is still the poorest big city in America

Here's a quick look at why — and what could be done to fix it — from The Philadelphia Inquirer.
What to know about changes to Philly labor laws during the pandemic

Oct. 6, 2020 10:11 am

What to know about changes to Philly labor laws during the pandemic

Here's a rundown of how local workers can protect themselves, with updated policies on sick leave and access to benefits for gig workers.
PTO and poll working: Here’s what Election Day looks like for these tech employers

Oct. 2, 2020 12:56 pm

PTO and poll working: Here’s what Election Day looks like for these tech employers

From paid volunteer hours to virtual conversations on the importance of voting, here's what three local organizations are doing ahead of Nov. 3.
Why Wisconsin-based Institute for Corporate and Social Impact values Philly’s community of entrepreneurs

Oct. 1, 2020 8:39 am

Why Wisconsin-based Institute for Corporate and Social Impact values Philly’s community of entrepreneurs

Progressive conversations and social impact events have inspired the American Family Insurance Institute to invest in the City of Brotherly Love.
What Mayor Kenney wants Philly tech to know about the election, census and online schooling

Sep. 28, 2020 2:52 pm

What Mayor Kenney wants Philly tech to know about the election, census and online schooling

"This is a very weird year," Kenney told us during Philly Tech Week's Signature Event. Indeed.

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