“Too Good to Go” partners with restaurants to deliver pre-prepared food to families that have lost their jobs amid COVID-19.
Digital navigators can help residents sign up for PHLConnectED, the city’s free internet program for students, apply for and set up low-cost internet, and obtain low-cost or free computers. | From: Kensington Voice (Read more.)
Philadelphia landlords cannot file an eviction without first applying for rental assistance and going through an eviction diversion program under a fresh court order. The unprecedented order, which came late Wednesday night after months of hard-fought negotiations between tenant advocates and landlords, went into effect Thursday. | From: WHYY (Read more.)
Federally qualified health centers are uniquely well positioned to vaccinate underserved communities and those most vulnerable to COVID-19. They provide primary care to millions of people across the United States, and the majority of their patients live at or below the federal poverty line. Yet on the ground, employees at federally qualified health centers in Philadelphia say the demand for vaccines in the communities they serve far outstrips the space, staffing, and overall infrastructure available to get shots in arms at scale. (Read more.)
Initially, SEPTA officials estimated the station might remain closed for months. Residents banded together and demanded transparency and participation in the process to safely reopen the station. | From: PlanPhilly (Read more.)