Resolve Philadelphia, the organization that brings you Broke in Philly, is proud to announce that we’ve received a grant from the CLEF Listening Fund to underwrite our subscription to Hearken. Hearken is a digital tool that allows news organizations to include the public as a story develops, from conception to publication, resulting in more inclusive, original reporting and helping newsrooms create new revenue streams. We are excited to roll this out among our media partners over the coming months and giving you even better coverage of our focal issues, so stay tuned! […]
Broke in Philly editor Jean Friedman-Rudovsky appeared over the weekend on CBSN, CBS News’ streaming video channel, to discuss the #HighCost of Being Broke series — which launched earlier this month.
The first installment covered banking, transportation, cell phone access, food staples and more, also highlighting solutions, policies or programs or options that help alleviate some of the cost born by those who can least afford to take them on.
From NEXTpittsburgh: The partners include the city’s daily newspapers, public radio station WHYY, Billy Penn, a four-year-old media startup, the Philadelphia Tribune, the nation’s longest-running African American newspaper, community news outlets and two academic institutions — Temple University and Allentown, PA’s Muhlenberg College. […]
Join WURD Radio, The Village of Arts and Humanities, and other community partners for a special two-part edition of “Transmit/Transform,” Thursday July 26th at Bartram’s Gardens, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd. […]
Broke in Philly has compiled a map of resources ranging from Philadelphia Housing Authority sites to financial empowerment centers like the Women’s Opportunities Resources Center throughout the city. BenePhilly Centers, which seek to connect people with benefits like tax preparation, are also on the map. If you’d like to suggest a resource to add to the map, send us a message through the form on our homepage. […]
50 years after the original, the Poor People’s Campaign is back. And we talk with Jean Friedman-Rudovsky about the new reporting collaborative “Broke in Philly.”
Scroll to 6:15 for interview. From: WHYY. […]
In the dozen-or-so stories Broke has published since its launch, its media partners have made strides in avoiding stereotypes and stigmatizing language. The group has also made community engagement central to the project’s development, event planning, and reporting process. From: Columbia Journalism Review […]