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An Open Letter on Family Detention in Pennsylvania

Published: 
10/2018

Out of concern for immigrant rights, especially the health and well-being of our immigrant children, Philanthropy Network members authored this open letter calling on Governor Wolf and the Department of Human Services to close the Berks County Residential Center (BCRC), one of three immigrant fam

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The Philadelphia Cultural Fund distributes $2.67 million to a diverse mix of arts & culture organizations

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

MAYOR JIM KENNEY AND A HOST OF CITY LEADERS HELP DISTRIBUTE $2.67 MILLION TO ARTS & CULTURE ORGANIZATIONS ESSENTIAL TO THE DIVERSE MIXTURE OF ARTS PROGRAMS ENRICHING CITY LIFE

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Knight Foundation gives $4M for citywide conversation about park over I-95

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

A newly funded citywide public engagement campaign will be designed to give all Philadelphians a chance to shape plans for a new waterfront park over I-95 at Penn's Landing.

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Opinion | Solving Philly’s poverty issues takes consistent, relentless effort by Mayor Jim Kenney

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Mayor Kenney arugues that ultimately, the best ways to reduced Philadelphia's systemic, intergenerational poverty are to improve educational and economic opportunities, and to empower residents with the resources they need to get family-sustaining jobs.

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In Pennsylvania, three newsrooms are teaming up to cover state government

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and LNP Media Group announced Spotlight PA, a new collaboration aimed at rebuilding state government coverage.

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