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March 19, 2020

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past three years, you’re probably aware that Philadelphia has the unfortunate distinction of being the poorest of the United States’ 10 largest cities.

With 1 in 4 families living below the official poverty line, everyone i...

January 27, 2020

Join PathWays PA & New Century Trust to see the new Self-Sufficiency Standard!

Census data tells us that 26% of Philadelphia households live in poverty. In reality, even more households in Philadelphia - and across Pennsylvania - don't have the income they need to reach...

November 22, 2019

Philadelphia City Council’s Special Committee on Poverty Reduction and Prevention Pitches Its Social Safety Net to Community Members

Nigel Thompson - November 19, 2019

On Nov. 18, some 30 community members from across the city gathered at the Philadelphia Corporation for...

July 2, 2019

July 2, 2019 - PHENND

TD Issues Call for Innovative Solutions to Increase Equitable Health Outcomes

Launched in 2018, the TD Ready Challenge serves as a springboard for social solutions to emerging problems, with a focus on solutions to a specific issue identified in The...

June 26, 2019

The Center for Literacy began as a volunteer tutoring agency in 1968. Over 50 years later, they still strive to disrupt the cycle of poverty by providing college and career readiness for adults to succeed in post-secondary education, to obtain knowledge-based jobs of t...

June 25, 2019

June 25, 2019 - PHENND

Please join the Philadelphia Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity for their Barriers to Re-Entry: Fines, Fees and the Criminalization of Poverty Event

Date: July 19, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: United Way, 1709 Benjamin Frankli...

June 18, 2019

Community Learning Center is an adult education provider that focuses on helping individuals pursue their high school diploma and gain workplace development and career preparation training.

Community Learning Center (CLC) intentionally locates themselves in marginalize...

May 24, 2019

May 16, 2019, Jon Hurdle - The Philadelphia Citizen

 A Philadelphia mother recently found herself unable to pay her mortgage, in part because her estranged husband had stopped paying child support. She was on the brink of foreclosure, with a sheriff’s sale of her home n...

May 15, 2019

May 9, 2019, Michael Tanenbaum - Philly Voice

A new program to help Philadelphia residents become first-time homeowners will distribute up to $3 million in financial assistance during the second half of 2019, city officials announced on Thursday.

The Philly First Home pr...

May 7, 2019

May 6, 2019, Harold Brubaker - The Philadelphia Inquirer

Niya Gist suffered a “hurtful” setback last summer when the culinary school she attended closed abruptly.

But now, the 25-year-old North Philadelphia resident is back on track, thanks to Philabundance Community Kit...

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