Helping Kensington Thrive
A collaboration between several local organizations has distributed more than $15 million in affordable loans to the Latinx community in North Philly—and it’s just getting started.
Fighting Poverty With Jobs
Camden-based Hopeworks is expanding its job training and placement mission with an eye to fighting regional poverty, hundreds of jobs at a time
Business for Good: Oat Foundry
The local product design company tackles awesomely out-there projects while weaving sustainability throughout every aspect of its work. A latte in outer-space, anyone?
Business for Good: Anti “Tech Bro” Startups
Guru Technologies and Fishtown Analytics are defying tech-world stereotypes by prioritizing diversity, community and philanthropy
Business for Good: Ray’s Reusables
A Brewerytown resident’s pandemic-era business aims to limit plastic waste and bring sustainability to people where they live
A chain of local medical marijuana dispensaries has teamed up with the Urban League to secure rights—and jobs—for would-be workers denied employment due to previous cannabis-related convictions
Rallying for the Neighborhood
New Kensington Community Development Corporation has stepped in where government has failed, to help neighborhood businesses survive the pandemic. Could this be a model for other communities?
The People’s Kitchen
Local chefs are serving food to those in need, while fueling awareness and action around social justice