From ParaTiMujer Radio Program: How trauma deeply affects the options of success in life. Talking with Antonio Valdez CEEO Children Crisis Treatment Center. We explored the differences between asking “What is wrong with you” to “What happened to you” (Read more.)
“This is all born of United Way’s belief that if we really want to end intergenerational poverty, and really move the needle, then we need to bring more supports to our agencies and partners.” (Read more.)
From Next City: Philadelphia assesses something called a probate fee — $580 — the Henrys would learn they needed to pay City Hall just to process their inheritance. It may not sound like much, but to Ora Henry, who makes $12-an-hour as a social worker, and her mother, who was recently reduced to part-time hours at her job, it meant a lot.
From WURD Radio: Technical.ly’s Roberto Torres spoke with WURD’s Keaton Nichols about a Broke in Philly reporting trip to New Mexico to look at new ways to connect people to tech jobs. They also spoke about Technical.ly’s recent Technologists of Color series. (Read more.)
From The Philadelphia Tribune: City officials are working with business leaders to establish or expand industry partnerships in seven opportunity industries identified by the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia, including health care, retail and hospitality, early childhood education, technology services, business and financial services, construction and infrastructure, and manufacturing and logistics. (Read more.)
From The Philadelphia Tribune: Three of the poorest ZIP codes in the city — 19132 (North Philadelphia-West), 19134 (Port Richmond) and 19140 (Germantown, Nicetown and North Philadelphia-West) — are responsible for almost a third of the city’s homicides since January 2013. (Read more.)
From Philadelphia Media Network: Organizers say prospective employers will be “returning citizen friendly,” meaning those with criminal records won’t immediately be disqualified. Although there will be a heavy police presence, I’ve been assured that officers won’t be checking for outstanding warrants. (Read more.)