Continuing Friday: Come out and share your story

The Broke in Philly team will be attending WURD Radio’s “TRANSMIT/TRANSFORM” event celebrating the lives of community members lost to violence in the Fairhill-Hartranft neighborhood of North Philadelphia. There will be music, art making, activities for children and lots of resources and information. WURD will have a live broadcast and is inviting community members to come and share their stories. Join us at Fotterall Square on North 11th Street between Cumberland and York from 4-7 p.m. each day. More info: WURD Radio […]

ONA Philly

Tonight’s the night! Get to know Broke in Philly: Collaborative Reporting on Economic Justice

Following on the success of The Reentry Project last year, Philadelphia now has its own solutions journalism organization, called: Resolve Philadelphia. And Resolve just launched Broke in Philly, a collaborative of 20 local organizations working together to report on economic justice.

We’re hosting a free panel discussion tonight at 7 p.m. the Pen and Pencil Club — the nation’s oldest press club, seen above — at 1522 Latimer Street in Center City Philadelphia. Come out and meet us to learn more. Event info: […]

This Week at Broke in Philly

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 […]