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SOJA and Bob Dylan

By David Sherwin, President at Pivedite Hey Good People, The goal of the music category is to highlight ...
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Nursing Home Deaths and Covid 19

Sheila Fox, Contributing Editor The World Health Organization defines Ageism as “the stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination towards people ...
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Nonprofit Organization Provides Support and Education to Domestic Violence Survivors

By Jenna Song, Contributing Editor Women In Transition, a nonprofit organization based in Center City, Philadelphia, helps domestic ...
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We Challenge You to Get Vaccinated or to Help Others Get Vaccinated

By Benjamin Wolf, Contributing Editor All Pennsylvanians age 16 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. ...
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Bridging the Political Divide Between Urban and Rural Areas

By Benjamin Wolf, Contributing Editor When looking at the 2020 electoral map of Pennsylvania, a state that Biden ...
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Philadelphia Organizations Continue to Provide Aid to the Homeless Community Despite the Pandemic

By Jenna Song, Contributing Editor Philadelphia had a total of 5,634 people experiencing homelessness in 2020. Out of ...
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Stop Discrimination and Brutality Against the African American Community in Philadelphia

By Surya Gokul, Student at Swarnandhra Philadelphia is at the center of racial tension and protests after the ...
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Understanding the Renewable Energy Transition

By Emily Hsiang, Student at Haverford College We’ve all heard it before: Save the polar bears! Ban plastic ...
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Mutual Aid Project Provides Community Connection and Resources in Point Breeze

By Siani Colon, Contributing Editor Homies Helping Homies, a mutual-aid project based in the Point Breeze neighborhood of ...
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Hunger for Change: Addressing Food Insecurity in Philadelphia and the Nation at Large

Benjamin Wolf, Contributing Editor Food insecurity, defined as the disruption of food intake or eating patterns due to ...
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It’s Time to Learn a New Skill

By Ahmed Helmy, Copy And Article Writer Did you lose your job? Are you unable to live the ...
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SNF Paideia Program Encourages Dialogue Between Residents with Diverse Viewpoints

By Erin Flynn Jay Owner at Flynn Media www.flynnmedia.com How can everyday citizens work together post-election? One way to ...
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Philadelphia’s Call to Action – October 2020

Created by Ella McCausland, Intern at Pivedite INTRO This post highlights news articles from September 2020. Review our ...
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Vote on Tuesday, November 3rd

By David Sherwin, Pivedite President Dear Good People, I imagine everyone has been bombarded with voting ads, but ...
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Pennsylvania Voter Information

By David Sherwin, Pivedite President Deadlines: October 19, 2020 – Deadline to registerOctober 27, 2020 – Deadline to ...
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Philadelphia’s Call to Action – September 2020

Created by Ella McCausland, Intern at Pivedite INTRO This post highlights news articles from July, August, and September ...
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Home-Sick: Resources to Recover from the COVID-19 Crisis

By Benjamin Wolf, Contributing Editor Between the worsening COVID-19 pandemic, police brutality and systemic racism, a critical presidential ...
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Immigrant Voter Turnout

By Emily Hsiang, Student at Haverford College The 1964 Civil Rights Act granted voting rights to all men ...
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City Works to Peacefully Resolve the Homeless Encampments and Offer Housing Alternatives

By Erin Flynn Jay Owner at Flynn Media www.flynnmedia.com It has been over 60 days now since the ...
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Solutions to Inadequate Literacy Skills in Philadelphia: Donate Books or Volunteer

by Ronny Hu, a student reporter from the University of Southern California There is a significant gap in ...
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Philadelphia’s Charter Schools: The Cost of Choice

By Payton Capes-Davis, student at University of Florida A Nation at Risk The 1983 U.S Department of Education’s ...
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Philadelphia’s Call to Action – August 2020

Created by Ella McCausland, Intern at Pivedite INTRO This post highlights news articles from July and August 2020. ...
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Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline

By Sarah Mohammed, Student In the wake of the racial justice demonstrations around the nation, the roots of ...
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Tell Us About Your Innovative Solution to End Racism

by Ronny Hu, Student Reporter from the University of Southern California Racism is nothing new to Philadelphia. Growing ...
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These Citizens have Solutions – Part 2

By David Sherwin, President at Pivedite If you haven’t read Part 1 of this article, click on this ...
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Philadelphia’s Call to Action – July 2020

By Ella McCausland, Intern at Pivedite and David Sherwin, President at Pivedite Hey Good People, In case you ...
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Police Reform: An Opportunity to Solve Social Problems

By David Sherwin, President at Pivedite It’s great to hear about the police reform efforts around the country ...
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Redlining: Take a Stand Against Discriminatory Economics

By Megan Hayhurst, Student at Villa Victoria Academy In North Philadelphia, redlining has historically created poor living conditions ...
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These Citizens have Solutions – Part 1 of 2

By David Sherwin, President at Pivedite How do you create a solution to a social problem? How do ...
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Mind the Gap: Racial Income Inequality in Philadelphia and What You Can do About it

By Benjamin Wolf, Contributing Editor Philadelphia, like most other corners of America, has a problem with economic racial ...
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What does ending the opioid epidemic in Philly look like during coronavirus times?

By Erin Flynn Jay Owner at Flynn Media www.flynnmedia.com Philadelphia has the highest overdose rate of any major ...
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George Floyd Protests

By David Sherwin, President at Pivedite Hey Good People, All I know is that we need solutions to ...
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Plan Your Next Bold Action for Social Change

By David Sherwin, President at Pivedite Hey Good People, I am sure many of you are overwhelmed or ...
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COVID -19: SOLUTIONS

By David Sherwin, President at Pivedite Hey Good People, Noted below are more articles on solutions to COVID-19. ...
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COVID -19: SOLUTIONS

By David Sherwin, President at Pivedite Hey Good People, Here are some articles on COVID-19 we felt related ...
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COVID -19 Solutions: Examples of “Pivotal Solutions Expedited”

By David Sherwin, President at Pivedite Dear Good People, In light of recent events, I wanted to talk ...
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Be the solution

Pivedite’s Call to Action for Philadelphia

By David Sherwin, President at Pivedite INTRO This post highlights news articles from February. Review our Question/Action section within the ...
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Pivedite’s Call to Action for Philadelphia

By David Sherwin, President at Pivedite INTRO This post highlights recent news articles on initiatives to address the ...
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Pivedite’s Call to Action for Philadelphia

By David Sherwin, President at Pivedite INTRO This is our first blog post so we are excited to ...
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