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Dwayne Wharton selected for new national leadership program to build health equity

Dwayne Wharton
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Dwayne Wharton joins second-ever cohort of Culture of Health Leaders, assembled from across the country by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Seeking to Build Community, Philadelphia Invests $500M in Recreational Spaces

FDR Park
Friday, September 22, 2017

Supported by a record $100 million grant from the William Penn Foundation, Philadelphia launched a high-profile, mayor-backed, seven-year, $500 million initiative called “Rebuild” to revitalize neighborhood parks, recreation centers, playgrounds, and libraries across the city.

Your board isn’t diverse enough

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

A new study from BoardSource found board diversity hasn't improved in the past two decades, but two local foundations - Seybert and Leeway - are taking steps to make their boards more representative of those they serve.

Philadelphia’s Placing a $500 Million Bet on Play

Monday, September 11, 2017

As the City's Rebuild initiative lays the groundwork for a major investment in rec centers, parks and libraries, two neighborhoods offer a road map to getting this overhaul right.

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