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The Promise, Philadelphia’s Unprecedented Public-Private Coalition to Tackle Poverty, Aids More than 50,000 Families in Accessing Benefits and Income Supports

The Promise releases Year One report, focusing on family stability efforts, increasing access to emergency and long-term benefits and income supports Philadelphia — November 3,...

Philadelphia Inquirer: There are 400,000 people in Philly with convictions and criminal records. Expungement clinics can offer a fresh start.

Albert Price always wanted to be a firefighter. As the Germantown native grew up and into young adulthood, he had a plan for his career...

The Promise, Philadelphia’s Poverty Action Fund, Launches Philadelphia’s Largest-Ever City-Wide Record-Clearing Initiative

Beginning May 21, 30 clinics in 30 weeks will connect people to record clearing services and employment opportunity across Philadelphia communities PHILADELPHIA, PA – May...

The Promise Seeks Partners in Criminal Record Sealing and Employment Access Campaign

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ), in partnership with the City of Philadelphia, has released a Call for Collaboration to local...

CITY COUNCIL, UNITED WAY TO SET POVERTY ACTION PLAN IN MOTION WITH ANNOUNCEMENT OF $10 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR PARTNERSHIPS

Winners of the first of several Community Challenges will offer free tax prep, help improve access to benefits, and provide financial and legal counseling to...

Philadelphia Poverty Action Fund announces Call for Collaborations for The Family Stability Community Challenge

 The Call for Collaborations seeks leading organizations serving Philadelphia to propose multi-pronged, evidence-based strategies to maximize income and benefits for families facing poverty   PHILADELPHIA, P.A. —...