This Week at Broke in Philly: 05.25.18

• Hunger in Philly – ‘It’s a pain in my bellly’ | From: Philadelphia Media Network
• United Way’s new Impact Fund grants signal a shift in priority | From: Generocity
• The stress of poverty is a serious disease for Philly kids | Opinion | From: Philadelphia Media Network
• See how the second oldest organization for women in the USA is combating poverty throughout funding | From: Para Ti Mujer Radio Program (Read more.)


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 (Read more.)

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: (Read more.)