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CCFWG Unveils Women’s Suffrage Mural Before Election Day to Inspire Community to Get Out and Vote

CCFWG Suffrage Mural
Tuesday, November 3, 2020

A new mural unveiled days before the 2020 election honors the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted many women the right to vote, and serves as an inspiration for the community to get out and vote.

GreenLight Raises New $3.5 Million Fund to Combat Systemic Poverty in Philadelphia

Omar Woodard
Monday, September 14, 2020

With $3.5 million in support from over 25 families, corporate, and philanthropic investors and supporters, the GreenLight Philadelphia Fund III will scale solutions to systemic challenges identified by communities that are experiencing poverty.

New $65M legal center hopes to be game changer for Philly’s poor

Jessica Hilburn-Holmes
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

In a first for the city, the Equal Justice Center aims to connect low-income residents in need of free legal services with Philadelphia’s network of non-profit resources. by putting more than a dozen civil legal aid groups under one roof (via WHYY).

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Lenfest Institute Announces Inaugural Lenfest Next Generation Fund Winners

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

The​ Lenfest Institute for Journalism today announced the first-ever recipients of The Lenfest Next Generation Fund Award, Philadelphia-area journalists and students of color who will receive stipends to attend the national professional development conference of their choice and receive related support from the Institute.

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