Generation Change Philly: The Pipeline Builder
A natural convener, Sulaiman Rahman is helping to place people of color on boards and in high-powered jobs to make meaningful change to our city’s institutions
Guest Commentary: Unions Are On the Ballot This Election Season
Judicial elections, a local union head notes, can have lasting impacts on labor in Pennsylvania. That’s why everyone needs to cast a ballot.
More Than Just A Check
Social Venture Partners is investing hundreds of thousands of dollars in local nonprofits that fight poverty. But it’s their “engaged philanthropy” that really sets them apart.
A Dating App for Jobs
The new online tool PropelPHL doesn’t just connect employers to diverse job-seekers. It aims to be the crucial missing link between Philly talent, Philly jobs and Philly resources.
Business for Good: Tribaja
Shannon Morales’ new business connects forward-thinking companies with diverse tech talent—while building community to sustain the work
A Groundbreaking Jobs Plan …in St. Louis
In a case study Philly can learn from, the head of Drexel’s Nowak Metro Finance Lab examines an ambitious plan from civic and business leaders to turn around the iconic midwestern city
Preparing for Launch
The St. Louis-based nonprofit LaunchCode has recently come to Philly to fuel our tech talent pipeline, with training and job placement that support marginalized candidates
Citizens of the Week: Tim Thornton and Sandeep Banga
The local tech execs are using Salesforce training to help bring a group of West Philadelphians out of poverty. Next up: Jobs