Inside Broke in Philly

Introducing: We’re Listening!

From Broke in Philly: Today, we’re announcing two new features on our site: The ear icon [??] and “We’re Listening” category. All stories that originated with a question, idea or tip from our audience will be tagged and identifiable so that you can make sure we keep up this part of our project. (Read more.)

This Week at Broke in Philly

This Week at Broke in Philly: 06.08.18

• Ready? Set? Work | From: The Philadelphia Public School Notebook
• How to break poverty cycles throughout education in ElBarrio North Philly | From: ParaTiMujer Radio Program
• Helping students think about work | From: The Philadelphia Public School Notebook
• ‘I just give up’: As U.S. unemployment falls, life still hard for Philadelphians out of work | From: WHYY
• Ideas we should steal: Transit oriented development | From: The Philadelphia Citizen
• Educators help students sample new careers | From: The Philadelphia Public School Notebook (Read more.)

Housing

Citizen of the Week: Stephanie Sena

Sena, an adjunct history professor at Villanova University, oversees the Student-Run Emergency Housing Unit of Philadelphia (SREHUP), a nonprofit she helped found as a way to engage her millennial students in making a difference to their world. From: The Philadelphia Citizen (Read more.)