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Philly needs new voting machines. Here’s why the buying process must be kept transparent purpose

Jan. 9, 2019 4:02 pm

Philly needs new voting machines. Here’s why the buying process must be kept transparent

"As a city, we must prioritize public input," opines Jennifer Devor, a local committeperson and candidate for city commissioner.
5 community engagement lessons from the completed Philadelphia2035 plan results

Oct. 15, 2018 7:21 am

5 community engagement lessons from the completed Philadelphia2035 plan

Philadelphia City Planning Commission's director of community planning, Laura Spina, on how the comprehensive plan for the city’s development was formed over eight years and more than 100 public meetings.
A new voter registration initiative aims to get Philly high school students to the polls on Nov. 6 purpose

Sep. 21, 2018 12:00 pm

A new voter registration initiative aims to get Philly high school students to the polls on Nov. 6

The City of Philadelphia's Office of Youth Engagement and the Urban League of Philadelphia are visiting three schools on Sept. 25, National Voter Registration Day.
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.
10 ways to get civically engaged at State of Young Philly 2018 purpose

Sep. 19, 2018 10:46 am

10 ways to get civically engaged at State of Young Philly 2018

Here are our picks for each day of Young Involved Philadelphia's annual volunteering and education series, which returns this year Oct. 11 through 20.
The Village of Arts and Humanities turned recorded interviews into a civic engagement tool results

Jul. 17, 2018 1:51 pm

The Village of Arts and Humanities turned recorded interviews into a civic engagement tool

"Home Court: The Hartranft Basketball Revival," an art exhibit celebrating the renovation of a North Philadelphia neighborhood's courts, includes interviews with community members about their collective past, present and future.
5 LGBTQ nonprofits in Philly that need volunteers right now purpose

Jun. 26, 2018 12:44 pm

5 LGBTQ nonprofits in Philly that need volunteers right now

Here's how to support Philadelphia FIGHT, Mazzoni Center, Attic Youth Center, William Way LGBT Community Center and Independence Business Alliance.
This national civic accelerator for progressives is coming to Philadelphia purpose

Jun. 5, 2018 9:01 am

This national civic accelerator for progressives is coming to Philadelphia

The Arena's next summit aims to convene 1,000 people this September to hear from political pros and learn the ins and outs of running for office.
Hey, quick reminder: The primaries are May 15, and you should vote purpose

May 2, 2018 1:14 pm

Hey, quick reminder: The primaries are May 15, and you should vote

Check out these handy resources before you head to the polls.
Philly’s Rebuild project needs community engagement pros to get the job done purpose

Apr. 26, 2018 9:55 am

Philly’s Rebuild project needs community engagement pros to get the job done

Help the city keep its $500 million renovation initiative equitable and inclusive.

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