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Area funders call on Governor Wolf and Secretary Miller to close the Berks County Residential Center (BCRC)

Friday, November 9, 2018

In two letters posted on election day (Nov. 6, 2018), seven members of Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia issued a call to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Human Services Secretary Teresa D. Miller to shut down the Berks County Residential Center (BCRC). The BCRC is one of only three centers in the United States that detains migrant families.

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.

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.

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.

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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