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  • Expand Medicaid

    03/29/2013 4:08:47 PM
    Check out this video on expanding Medicaid in Pennsylvania:This is also the cover story of the March issue of One Step Away
  • Second-Chance Story

    03/26/2013 11:21:16 AM
    One Step Away, Philadelphia's street newspaper that we publish each month, is profiled in Philadelphia Life Magazine, in a terrific story by Jocelyn Murray:"No one ever thinks it will happen to them. Calvin certainly didn’t, but he found himself without a roof over his head—homeless after a period of incarceration. “I...
  • Over the Top!

    03/25/2013 12:59:38 PM
    New Orleans Ladies Arm Wrestling (NOLAW) hosts a monthly arm wrestling match that provides monetary support for women-based projects in the Greater New Orleans area.  Reach-In C.A.R.E., an RHD program that helps women transition successfully from jail to the community, competed in NOLAW's March competition.  Melissa LaLone, Director of Homeless...
  • On Grid Alive

    03/19/2013 9:02:00 AM
    I was on Grid Alive with Deneene Brockington, director of Equal Dollars Community Currency, on March 7, discussing the April issue of Grid magazine cover story on Equal Dollars. You can read the story hereSpecial thanks t0 Alex Mulcahy, Grid publisher, and Nic Esposito, urban farmer and novelist, for their hospitality. Check out the video: 
  • Stealing the show

    03/18/2013 8:56:00 AM
    RHD's Eric Larson stole the show when an RHD panel testified on gun violence and mental health before the state House Human Services Committee March 14.By coincidence, Larson followed testimony that argued for forcible commitment of people suspected of mental health issues, including more than one speaker who described troubled children...
  • Gun Crisis on MSNBC

    03/13/2013 10:01:40 AM
    Jim MacMillan of the Gun Reporting Project, an RHD New Beginnings program, was on Martin Bashir discussing gun violence in Philadelphia and the work he's doing at guncrisis.org:Over the last 25 years, at least one person is murdered every day in Philadelphia, and more than 75% of those victims were killed...
  • 'She needed it'

    03/07/2013 9:36:00 AM
    Philadelphia Daily News reporter Helen Ubinas did a column on sequestration, and did the story the way the media should be doing it -- rather than focus on the political gamesmanship, military spending and endless prattle about the deficit, Helen went and talked to people on the street who will...
  • Grid Alive

    03/06/2013 11:47:02 AM
    I'll be on Grid Alive! talking about Equal Dollars Community Currency Thursday at 7 pm. Details hereTickets to the event are $5 -- but Grid Alive! will be accepting Equal Dollars. Hope to see you there! 
  • PYPM

    03/05/2013 12:32:00 PM
    Come on out to RHD's Philly Youth Poetry Movement fundraiser March 6.The Philly Youth Poetry Movement (PYPM) was created to give young people their voice in an effort to promote social change, cultural and ethnic diversity and positive self-esteem. It provides a safe haven for not only expression, but a...
  • Imagine this ...

    03/04/2013 12:23:25 PM
    So one of the young people in our office was telling me about this thing called the Harlem Shake. I legitimately don't know what this is. They tell me it's some kind of dance craze, and they look at me funny when I ask if it's like the Macarena and...