Showcasing Innovations in Human Services


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The strategy in the "Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal (PSIJ)" is launched by two Philadelphia social services entrepreneurs to spread the word about what works and what doesn't.

Long-time social-services practitioners in Philadelphia have welcomed PSIJ's increasing momentum. The publication "has elevated the conversation in Philadelphia and fostered cross-sector collaboration as a convener.


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Federal Programs Related to - Human Services, General/Other

Programs that support the personal and social development of individuals and families; provide care, protection and supervision; and enhance the individual's independence and ability to manage his or her own resources.

See also: Food (K03); Health Care (Major Group E); Housing (Major Group L); Legal Services (I05); Mental Health, Substance Abuse (Major Group F); Recreation & Sports (Major Group N); Youth Development (Major Group O)

Use references: Community Services; Multiservice Programs; Neighborhood Multipurpose Centers; Settlement House Programs; Social Services; Social Work

Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)




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