Journalism for Social Change

Amid New Federal Restrictions, Philadelphia Nonprofit Works to Increase Food Security

Food insecurity, which according to the USDA is “the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food,” has long been known to have adverse health consequences. But in January the federal […]


Definition of “Masking Crimes” Holds Up Penn. Safe Harbor Law

Late last year, Pennsylvania’s latest attempt to serve children who are victims of commercial sexual exploitation stalled in the Senate Appropriations Committee. The reason, according to advocates, is not so much about a dearth of […]

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New Resource: What Are “Katie A. Services” and Why Are They Critical for Youth with Mental Health Needs?

The consequences of untreated mental illness are depicted in the news a lot. Families and whole communities have been and continue to be torn apart because people with serious mental health needs aren’t getting adequate […]