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Get to know Broke in Philly: Collaborative Reporting on Economic Justice


Following on the success of The Reentry Project last year, Philadelphia now has its own solutions journalism organization, called: Resolve Philadelphia.

And Resolve just launched Broke in Philly, a collaborative of 20 local organizations working together to report on economic justice: brokeinphilly.org

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Subscribe for free: This Week at Broke in Philly

The Center for Public Interest Journalism contributes operational support to Broke in Philly, a new citywide reporting collaborative focused on economic justice in Philadelphia, the poorest big city in America.

And now you can read the inaugural edition of their free email newsletter: This Week at Broke in Philly.

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Broke in Philly collaboration will focus on solutions to poverty in Philadlephia

A message from our editor

For the past decade, Philadelphia has been unable to shake its notorious distinction as the poorest big city in the U.S . More than a quarter of the city’s residents are experiencing poverty, meaning a family of four earns less than $25,100 per year.

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CPIJ supports “Tapped Out” collaborative special report on poverty from the Philadelphia Daily News

Philadelphia Daily News editorial page editor Sandra Shea led and organized “Tapped Out,” a special report on poverty in Philadelphia, which, according to Shea: “represents a rare collaboration among media and universities,” featuring “the voices of people we rarely hear from: those who live with scarcity.”

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