The move comes days after WHYY News and Billy Penn reported that Philly Fighting COVID had established a for-profit arm, and that when the group pivoted from providing community testing to performing vaccinations, it left (Read more.)
State Senator Vince Hughes presented a mock check for a million dollars of state funding to the Share Food Program to repair their warehouse and install solar panels.
Although Pennsylvania is one of a handful of states to have instituted this inclusive policy, Philadelphia has yet to follow suit, with the exception of the ports. However, considering Philly’s addition of a new commerce director who values minority-owned businesses, advocates are hoping the addition of LGBTQ entrepreneurs to the minority pool happens soon. | From: Philadelphia Gay News (Read more.)
The move comes days after WHYY News and Billy Penn reported that Philly Fighting COVID had established a for-profit arm, and that when the group pivoted from providing community testing to performing vaccinations, it left several partner organizations in the lurch. | From: WHYY (Read more.)
Far-reaching and broadly divergent from Trump administration policies, Biden’s proposals would increase benefits for food stamps and school meals programs, and offer cash to strapped families, among other recommendations. | From: Inquirer (Read more.)
Dr. Eric Edi, chief operating officer of The Coalition of African and Caribbean Communities, says a simplified, and less invasive benefits application form would eliminate hesitancy and fear that has kept numerous families from applying for benefits. | From: Generocity (Read more.)
The Philadelphia COVID-19 Restaurant and Gym Relief Program is designed to provide financial relief to small businesses in the city that have been among the most adversely affected by the latest round of pandemic-related restrictions enacted in November 2020. | From: WHYY (Read more.)