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Philadelphia: Building a Stronger City Through Public Spaces

Thursday, May 24, 2018

In this post, Knight Foundation's Patrick Morgan reflects on the role of public spaces in creating more informed and engaged communities, and how recent investments in Philadelphia are creating deeper connections between people and their city and fostering greater community connection, trust and involvement.

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Pew Report Examines Philadelphia’s Foreign-Born Population

Thursday, June 7, 2018

A new analysis by The Pew Charitable Trusts looks at the economic and social characteristics of the city’s foreign-born—including their countries of origin, income, level of education, and work status—and examines how these characteristics have changed in recent years, while also making comparisons with the nation, the Philadelphia suburbs, and nine other major cities.

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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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02Nov2018

2018 Fall Conference: Onramps to Equity in Action

Friday, November 2, 2018
7:30am - 4:00pm
Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing

Join us on Friday, November 2 for our 2018 fall conference, where our region's social sector will come together to explore ONRAMPS to EQUITY in ACTION.

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Gerry Lenfest, Philly’s greatest philanthropist of all time | Opinion by Keith Leaphart

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Nov. 15 is National Philanthropy Day, a day when people around the country are invited to reflect and celebrate charitable acts — both financial gifts and acts of service for the benefit of others. I thought it only appropriate to acknowledge and celebrate the spirit of Gerry Lenfest on this day.

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