One Step Away: Helping homeless through art

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Each April, One Step Away readers honor Philadelphians working to end homelessness with the Steppy Awards. This year's 12 awardees come from... Read more

One Step Away: How Facebook algorithm hurt nonprofits

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Erin Jenkins was having trouble finding a home for Bruno, a friendly 2-year-old pit bull. “We just haven’t had many applications... Read more

One Step Away: An unofficial SEPTA map for real riders

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A public transit user in Philadelphia has created an unofficial map of SEPTA bus routes, hoping to present a simplified and clear diagram of... Read more

One Step Away: Big Sell Off 2016

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Philadelphia community leaders are coming together February 4, from 12-2pm to distribute One Step Away newspapers in Center City alongside... Read more

One Step Away: Nahikian says ending homelessness in Philly achievable

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Ending homelessness in Philadelphia is not a lofty goal in the eyes of Marie Nahikian, current director of the Office of Supportive Housing... Read more

One Step Away: Homeless hunker for winter

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This holiday season many of us are looking forward to nestling into our couch and looking out our frost-covered windows, appreciating the warmth... Read more

One Step Away: The grassroots fight against food insecurity in Philadelphia

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In 2006, the U.S. government replaced “hunger” with the term “food insecure“ to differentiate between the temporary... Read more

Eviction is a cause - not a symptom - of poverty

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On Sept. 28, the MacArthur Foundation announced the recipients of its 2015 fellowships, also known as “genius grants.” Among the... Read more