Economic Justice

'All Opportunities' Archive

Dignity Housing

Posted April 30, 2014

Established in 1988, Dignity Housing is the first housing and supportive services program in the nation to be founded and guided by homeless people and activists.  Since its inception, Dignity has provided both quality, affordable housing and supportive services to thousands of people – primarily single African American women and their children. Heads of households […]

Profugo

Posted April 30, 2014

Profugo is a grassroots non-profit organization that works to provide international communities access to tools and resources that enable them to build a better quality of life. Profugo works to promote positive community development that focuses on health & wellness, human development, and social capital. Website: http://profugo.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Profugo.friends Contact: 888-924-3336, info@profugo.org Address: 9 Rittenhouse Place, Ardmore, […]

Youth Empowerment, Philadelphia

Posted April 30, 2014

Youth Empowerment, Philadelphia is one of many programs organized by Operation Hope, a national organization which works to improve financial literacy among low-income communities. Since 2004, Youth Empowerment, Philadelphia, Philadelphia has provided youth with financial literacy education. These classes are free of charge for schools and communities. They are led by HOPE Corps volunteers who […]

Women’s Opportunities Resource Center (WORC)

Posted April 30, 2014

The mission of WORC is to promote social and economic self-sufficiency primarily for economically disadvantaged women and their families. WORC provides entrepreneurial training, individual business assistance, incentive savings programs, and access to business and financial resources. WORC empowers its constituents through various self-help strategies including savings, a self-employment network, and access to its local and […]

Change 4a Dollar

Posted April 30, 2014

Change 4a Dollar is a not for profit organization which works to provide youth with financial education. Volunteers work in Philadelphia classrooms to teach students financial literacy. Website: http://www.mychange4adollar.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Change-4-a-Dollar-279085054009/ Contact: 215-550-1081, info@change4dollar.com Location: 5720 Media Street, Philadelphia, PA 19131 *This site is accessible via public transportation from the Bryn Mawr campus. Please see transportation reimbursement policy.

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

Posted April 30, 2014

Mission: The mission of the Sustainable Business Network is to build a just, green, and thriving economy in the Greater Philadelphia region. The SBN of Greater Philadelphia accomplishes this by educating and growing a broad base of local, independent businesses and educating policymakers and the public. Service/Programs Offered: Initiatives include the Buy Local Philly campaign, […]

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia

Posted April 30, 2014

Habitat Philadelphia is on a mission to transform lives and our city by building and repairing quality homes in partnership with families in need, and uniting all Philadelphians around the cause of affordable housing. Volunteer opportunities are available in constructing a Habitat home, supporting Habitat’s non-profit building supply/interior design storefront by organizing and pricing donated […]

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