From Technical.ly: For the one in four Philadelphians living below the poverty line, a jump into the technology sector — a high-opportunity area thought to be key to reducing levels of poverty — could be transformative. (Read more.)
From The Philadelphia Public School Notebook: In North Philadelphia, Urban Creators — a nonprofit food justice advocacy organization — operates Life Do Grow farm at Dakota and 11th Streets. (Read more.)
From NBC10/Telemundo62: The fair workweek ordinance would require a reasonable notice of schedules, at least 11 hours rest time between shifts, opportunities to work additional hours and provide for enforcement and penalties if an employer does not comply. (Read more.)
State Rep. Doyle Heffley says House Bill 2429 is not a payday lending bill – if it were, it would be at least the sixth time in as many years that usury groups had lobbied to erode Pennsylvania’s protections against predatory loans. From: City & State PA (Read more.)
From Billy Penn: The Women’s Community Revitalization Project offers 282 units and a slew of community services.
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