New Century Trust Executive Director Carey Morgan discusses her organization’s effort to support women saving for retirement and other initiatives to aid groups focused on women and girls. From: ParaTiMujer Radio Program (Read more.)
Now the water department is proposing another series of annual rate hikes, which the independent Water, Sewer and Stormwater Rate Board has been reviewing in a series of hearings. From: PlanPhilly (Read more.)
With an eye to improving access to sun-powered energy, Solarize Philly — a city group-buying program run by the Philadelphia Energy Authority — recently introduced a special pilot program bringing that upfront cost down to zero for 45 low- and moderate-income households. From: PlanPhilly (Read more.)
From WHYY: The proposed policy would take into consideration the person’s use of non-cash assistance programs, including heating assistance; food assistance programs such as SNAP and WIC; the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC); as well as Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), among others.
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City Councilman Bobby Henon has introduced a bill that would make city funds for insurance available to all registered community groups that hold zoning meetings regarding new development projects in their neighborhoods. From: PlanPhilly (Read more.)
In North Philadelphia and nearby communities, hunger is too easy to find. Hunger fighters are trying, in ways old and new, to beat back an untiring scourge. From: Philadelphia Media Network (Read more.)