At Gov. Wolf's request, the SBA made a special disaster declaration, opening up new relief funds.
Economists say ending the boost could trigger a downturn that would cost Pennsylvania another 250k jobs.
Most of the loans over $150,000 were concentrated in one ZIP code.
Thanks to philanthropy, the city is stepping in for people the federal government left out.
Some rideshare companies haven’t mandated mask-wearing, and gig worker benefits expire soon.
Examine your hiring practices, deepen community engagement and commit to providing support.
Mutual aid has a long history among oppressed groups, and is embraced by many modern Indigenous societies.
Two nonprofits have raised more than $50k in donations.
Volunteers are curating the database of locations, which is being constantly updated.
Members include youth, clergy and other community leaders.
The influx of donations follows a similar surge in Minneapolis.
Why aren’t Philly’s low-income communities of color voting by mail? Same reasons as usual, organizers say
The disparity in ballot applications follows familiar lines.
With no strings attached, advocates say the devices are a lifeline.
Hundreds laid off, no arts funding and every other reason people are protesting Kenney’s budget cuts
The pandemic has torn a half-billion dollar hole in Philly's finances.
Philly school families get pandemic cash bonus for food, so those who don’t need it plan donation drive
Since the entire city district usually gets free lunch, P-EBT cards go to everyone.
Pennsylvania is lagging behind other states in helping foster youth during the pandemic, advocates say.
PECO adds ‘thank you’ to Crown Lights, says customers don’t have to worry about shutoffs through July
Look up to see a new message of gratitude beamed far and wide.
The idea has been successful in other U.S. cities.
Buy local: How Philly’s biggest institutions can help create a more equitable post-coronavirus region
We need to start laying recovery groundwork now.
A tweetstorm will call on Pennsylvania to extend services during the pandemic.