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What you do with it (tactically)These are stories about tips and tricks about executing on mission.

What does a scalable roadmap for revitalization look like for Philly’s commercial corridors? method

Sep. 24, 2018 12:52 pm

What does a scalable roadmap for revitalization look like for Philly’s commercial corridors?

At a recent Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia panel, local civic and business leaders shared best practices for creating public retail spaces that support equitable prosperity and growth.
Al-Bustan is growing a pocket park on 40th Street with the help of a diverse community method

Sep. 19, 2018 12:45 pm

Al-Bustan is growing a pocket park on 40th Street with the help of a diverse community

The Arab arts and culture nonprofit is leading the development of a lot between Ludlow and Chestnut streets to create an inviting space for anyone and everyone via public events, cultural programming and art making.
What if the ‘unusual suspects’ suddenly became leaders in the community development field? method

Sep. 17, 2018 11:39 am

What if the ‘unusual suspects’ suddenly became leaders in the community development field?

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations' Pamela Bridgeforth on advancing racial equity and leadership development in local economic work.
How neurotypical nonprofit pros can be better allies to the autism community method

Sep. 7, 2018 12:46 pm

How neurotypical nonprofit pros can be better allies to the autism community

We asked 15 relevant Philly nonprofits if people with autism were represented in leadership roles; most didn’t respond or declined to comment. Here are some actionable tips for recruiting and retaining board members from diverse neurological backgrounds.
Here’s how community orgs can green their streets with TreePhilly method

Aug. 27, 2018 10:00 am

Here’s how community orgs can green their streets with TreePhilly

Columnist Akeem Dixon chats with Program Manager Erica Smith Fichman about the health and societal benefits of a bigger urban tree canopy and how local nonprofits can get some free trees for their neighborhoods.
‘Participatory design is sustainable design’: On landscape architecture and community engagement method

Aug. 13, 2018 11:20 am

‘Participatory design is sustainable design’: On landscape architecture and community engagement

Here’s the story of how Manayunk-based SALT Design Studio engages neighborhood stakeholders with more empathy for greater effect.
Not sure how to discuss racism/classism/privilege? Start here method

Aug. 9, 2018 12:45 pm

Not sure how to discuss racism/classism/privilege? Start here

Columnist Lansie Sylvia on learning, then talking, about tough topics.
How ‘innovation ecosystems’ can be used to create new education solutions method

Aug. 2, 2018 10:28 am

How ‘innovation ecosystems’ can be used to create new education solutions

There's a disconnect between educators and entrepreneurs, write Drs. Barbara Kurshan and Rachel Ebby-Rosin of Penn's Graduate School of Education. Here are a handful of tools to help them better collaborate.
This Philly program helps African and Caribbean immigrant youth thrive in their new city method

Aug. 1, 2018 12:45 pm

This Philly program helps African and Caribbean immigrant youth thrive in their new city

African Family Health Organization's youth empowerment program hopes that by offering students respect and support, they will better appreciate themselves and their culture.
How ReStore’s self-sustaining revenue model supports local housing in Philadelphia method

Jul. 13, 2018 12:50 pm

How ReStore’s self-sustaining revenue model supports local housing in Philadelphia

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia CEO Corinne O'Connell explains the on-mission success of the nonprofit's social enterprise arm.

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