Apr. 26, 2016 8:40 am
Local arts and culture orgs have been granted over $20.1M in 2016
Over $2.6 million in annual Philadelphia Cultural Fund grants add to the stream of money surging into arts and culture organizations in early 2016. Who's benefitting?
Apr. 22, 2016 9:54 am
A late Philadelphia scholar’s homeless youth project was just given life
The brainchild of the late Dr. Staci Perlman, Building Early Links for Learning aims to connect homeless youth to early education opportunities.
Feb. 16, 2016 10:11 am
15 things to know about Kenney’s transition report
Kenney's transition team came up with 139 recommendations to improve city services. We listed a few and got some insight into the process from Message Agency founder and transition team member Marcus Iannozzi.
Aug. 29, 2014 12:01 pm
Temple Students Create Their Own Food Co-op
Most of the food offerings on Temple University‘s campus aren’t very healthy–so a group of students decided to change that by creating their own co-op, The Rad Dish Co-Op, on Temple University’s campus. “The idea to create the co-op [was] initially created because Temple had a space on campus that they wanted students to use […]
Aug. 21, 2014 1:57 pm
In Need of Jobs, Norris Apartments Looks to Temple University
The City of Philadelphia received a $30 million grant earlier this summer from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as a part of its Choice Neighborhood Initiative to implement a “Transformation Plan” encompassing Temple University’s Main Campus and the low-income residential neighborhoods that surround it to the north and east. The grant aims […]