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Drexel’s Urban Innovation Fellows are tackling workforce development and public health people

Nov. 17, 2017 9:52 am

Drexel’s Urban Innovation Fellows are tackling workforce development and public health

The three inaugural fellows — Michael O'Bryan, Priya Mammen and Chris Spahr — will be working with Drexel University's Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation for the next three to six months.
The anti-gentrification community development model Jumpstart is expanding in Philly method

Nov. 6, 2017 8:26 am

The anti-gentrification community development model Jumpstart is expanding in Philly

Social impact real estate developer Ken Weinstein's program that helps aspiring developers and community leaders learn to fight blight got some help from LISC to reach beyond Germantown and Kensington.
5 lessons on leadership from Ela Conf, the not-just-for-coders tech conference results

Oct. 31, 2017 2:27 pm

5 lessons on leadership from Ela Conf, the not-just-for-coders tech conference

Thoughts on diversity, inclusion and failure from the annual conference for women-identifying people, trans men and genderqueer folks from all walks of the tech ecosystem.
Dear Akeem and Keep Philly Beautiful teamed up to answer your litter Qs method

Sep. 22, 2017 11:15 am

Dear Akeem and Keep Philly Beautiful teamed up to answer your litter Qs

Here's their advice for finding community cleaning resources, needle collection and more.
How Strawberry Mansion’s ninth graders helped bring a PAL Center to an empty school results

Sep. 18, 2017 1:55 pm

How Strawberry Mansion’s ninth graders helped bring a PAL Center to an empty school

"It doesn't matter if I'm the best fundraiser in the world — if the community isn’t on board, we can't be successful," said PAL Executive Director Ted Qualli.
The Philadelphia Land Bank has its first full-time executive director people

Aug. 28, 2017 3:30 pm

The Philadelphia Land Bank has its first full-time executive director

Angel Rodriguez, the current VP of community economic development for Asociación Puertorriqueños En Marcha, was appointed ED for the government entity.
Dear Akeem: Resources for food entrepreneurs, plus special business property loans method

Aug. 11, 2017 10:52 am

Dear Akeem: Resources for food entrepreneurs, plus special business property loans

Akeem Dixon's Cool Things Wit Cool People column kicks off with two questions on community development and entrepreneurship.
Why this civic leader with 25 years of service in North Philly has an open-door policy people

Jul. 28, 2017 12:25 pm

Why this civic leader with 25 years of service in North Philly has an open-door policy

“Consider the community, find out what the community needs, not what you think that they need,” said Christine Brown, director of the Cecil B. Moore neighborhood's Beech Community Services.
Introducing: Akeem Dixon’s advice column, ‘Cool Things Wit Cool People’ purpose

Jul. 19, 2017 12:58 pm

Introducing: Akeem Dixon’s advice column, ‘Cool Things Wit Cool People’

NKCDC Economic Development Director Akeem Dixon is taking your questions about all things community development in Philly.
For Shalimar Thomas, economic development and community betterment for North Broad are one in the same people

Jul. 12, 2017 12:25 pm

For Shalimar Thomas, economic development and community betterment for North Broad are one in the same

The North Philly native and executive director of North Broad Renaissance is a major connector of businesses and stakeholders as part of the nonprofit’s mission to revitalize the commercial corridor by 2020.

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