This Week at Broke in Philly: 06.15.18

• Philadelphia hopes to become next major city to pass fair workweek legislation | From: NBC10/Telemundo62
• This Philly housing project helps residents double their income | From: Billy Penn
• Rep. Heffley accused of sneaking payday lending bill through committee | From: City & State PA
• Introducing: We’re Listening! | From: Broke in Philly
• In Chesco, volunteer payday lending grow food for neighbors in need | From: Philadelphia Media Network
• Broke in Philly editor joins community conversation | From: Broke in Philly
• Dozens of journalists attend solutions journalism training (Read more.)

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This Week at Broke in Philly: 05.18.18

This week:
• Poor People’s Campaign seeks to revive MLK’s vision | From: WHYY
• Why Philly should bring back the rooming house | From: The Philadelphia Citizen
• Can financial literacy solve Philly’s poverty problem? | From: Generocity
• The Reentry Project wins national journalism award for community engagement | From: The Reentry Project
• An Interview with Broke in Philly’s editor | From: NewsWorks
• Get to know Broke in Philly: Collaborative reporting on economic justice
• Journalists gather to study the practice of solutions journalism (Read more.)

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• Philly Unveils a Plan to Deal with the Eviction Crisis | From: Next City
• Why a Philly councilman wants to stop marijuana testing for parolees | From: Billy Penn
• Reframing economic injustice in America’s poorest big city | From: Columbia Journalism Review
• New Media Initiative Looks to Find Solutions to Philadelphia’s Enduring Poverty Problem | From: Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity (Read more.)