April 26, 2018

Collaborative reporting on economic justice

The quest to help traumatized children learn

March 21, 2018

Not uncommon for her students are the single traumatic events: relatives embroiled in violence, parents sent off to jail. Beyond that, however, is the steady drumbeat of stressors that accompany poverty. […]

Planting the Seeds of a Food Forest in Philadelphia

March 20, 2018

With its myriad public gardens and 40,000-plus vacant lots, many of which have been transformed into community farms, Philadelphia is already a hub for community gardening. Philly also has a shortage of supermarkets in low income neighborhoods, which has made the city an incubator for novel ideas on getting healthy food into people’s hands, cheap or even free. […]