Social Justice

Mini-PHIL-Plus Home Improvement Loan Program: Looking back over 14 years

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January 5, 2018
Since 2003, the Mini-PHIL and PHIL-Plus Home Improvement Program has been a catalyst for many homeowners to obtain needed funding to complete both major and minor repairs on their homes.

Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations Standards of Excellence

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June 2, 2015
On Tuesday, June 2, 2015, The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations will hold a roll-out event for this new version of Standards for Excellence.

The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations recently released an updated version of the Standards for Excellence Program. This program is the premier ethics and accountability program for the nonprofit sector. Standards for Excellence offers a variety of resources to strengthen nonprofit governance and operations in an effect to improve accountability to the public and donors. The Pennsylvania Association for Nonprofit Organizations will hold a roll-out event for this new version of Standards for Excellence on Tuesday, June 2, 2015.

Anti-Defamation League Volunteers Needed for 5K Walk Against Hate

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May 17, 2015
On Sunday, May 17, 2015, join the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) for the 5th Annual 5K Walk Against Hate in an effort to reject bigotry and celebrate diversity.

On Sunday, May 17, 2015, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) will host their 5th Annual 5K Walk Against Hate from 11am-2pm starting at Martin Luther King Drive. The walk will bring together people from across the region to reject bigotry and celebrate diversity. In addition to the walk, this event will include a Diversity Expo highlighting the work of over 20 local nonprofit organizations working in areas such as LGBT equality, culture and ethnicity. Local musicians will also be feature on the Diversity Expo stage.

Early Childhood Action Day: Voice Your Concerns About Education

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May 12, 2015
On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, we invite you fellow advocates, educators, parents and other supporters to voice your concerns about education in Harrisburg, PA for Early Childhood Action Day.

On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, advocates, educators, parents and other supporters will gather in Harrisburg, PA for Early Childhood Action Day. Attendees will visit with state legislators to voice their concerns about childhood education. The event's Kick Off ceremony will begin at 9:30am and allow attendees to meet with members of Governor Wolf's administration. Speakers will also begin at 9:30am. The rally will take place in the Capital buidling and will begin at 12:30pm.

2015 Philadelphia Black Political Summit

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April 11, 2015
If you are an individual or organization interested in participating in the development of a collective Black agenda, join The Philadelphia Black Political Coalition at Dobbins for The Philadelphia Black Political Summit.

On Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 9am-5pm and Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 12:30pm-4pm, The Philadelphia Black Political Coalition will host The Philadelphia Black Political Summit at Dobbins CTE High School at 2150 Lehigh Avenue. The Summit is open to all individuals and organizations in the Black community interested in participating in the development of a collective Black agenda. 

The Hardy Williams Scholarship Fund Scholarship Reception

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April 14, 2015
Are you a student leader with a passion for social change? Click here to discover how you can be rewarded up to $2500 in scholarship funds.

The Hardy Williams Foundation (HWEF) is now offering scholarships to students in and around the Philadelphia area who embody the legacy of late, Honorable Hardy Wiliams, displaying leadership and a passion for change. High school, undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a career in law or social justice are encouraged to apply. 

PACDC Training for Upcoming Primary Elections

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April 7, 2015
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The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) will partner with the Vote for Homes! Coalition to provide training for Community Development Corporations (CDC) to register constituencies to vote in preparation for the Primary Elections on May 19th. This event will take place Tuesday, April 7th from3pm-5pm in PACDC’s offices located at 1315 Walnut Street Suite 1600. Attendees will learn how to register voters, Get out the Vote (GOTV) strategies and voter rights.