Nov. 24, 2020 12:27 pm
Wanted: Orgs with strategies to maximize income and benefits for households facing poverty
Philadelphia Poverty Action Fund announces a call for collaborations for the Family Stability Community Challenge.
Jun. 21, 2019 9:31 am
Are you ready to ditch the bag? Councilman Squilla thinks so (and so does the Clean Air Council)
“The goal of this bill is to reduce the single-use plastic [bags] by 80% in the first year," Squilla says.
May 7, 2019 11:00 am
Opinion: EDs of Resolve Philadelphia call for candidates to address economic mobility
"We hope that this op-ed — letting Philadelphians know about the status of the survey you helped create — might spur more of the candidates ... to share their plans for the city’s future," say Cassie Haynes and Jean Friedman-Rudovsky.
Mar. 3, 2016 12:39 pm
City Council: Sustainable procurement would be great, but what’s the cost?
At a council hearing this week on sustainable procurement, three council members in attendance showed support -- but concern over upfront costs.
Feb. 24, 2016 2:39 pm
This is the policy platform behind those two sustainable business bills
Last week, Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez proposed legislation expanding incentives for sustainable businesses and B Corps, thanks to advocacy from the Sustainable Business Network.
Jun. 4, 2015 12:30 pm
[Commentary] What role does sustainability have in the future of our city’s government?
With primary day in Philadelphia behind us, many media outlets and citizens across Philadelphia are beginning to conceive of what a Jim Kenney mayoral administration will mean for our city. In almost the same time frame of the Democratic primary race that started last fall, I have had the privilege of writing this column entitled […]
May 14, 2015 12:08 pm
6 Key Topics to Read Up on Before May 19
Here’s a rundown of platforms and feedback we’ve seen from our candidates.
May 1, 2015 12:42 pm
All the Awesome April Social Impact Moments
From the #PhillyIsBaltimore march and #15now rallies to Neighhorhood Bike Works youth helping build Indego bikes, April was filled with awesome moments of social impact. [listly id=”eDc” layout=”magazine” show_header=”false” show_author=”true” show_sharing=”true” show_tools=”true” per_page=”25″]
Apr. 30, 2015 12:45 pm
Find Out How City Council is Addressing Key Business Issues
GPCC will hold an event May 6 with three City Council members to discuss key issues affecting local business
Apr. 24, 2015 1:23 pm
No More Plastic Bags: Councilman Squilla Proposes Single-use Bag Fee
The bill would impose a 5 cent fee for anyone who uses a single use bag at a retail establishment in Philadelphia.