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Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly results

Apr. 18, 2019 10:51 am

Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly

The initiative was piloted in Philadelphia in 2015 with $11 million in support from Knight and the William Penn Foundation.
Do you design for your community and work for engagement in public spaces? funding

Mar. 12, 2019 7:05 am

Do you design for your community and work for engagement in public spaces?

If so, the Knight Foundation wants you to nominate yourself for one of its inaugural Public Spaces Fellowships.
March For Our Lives Philly youth organizers: It’s ‘extremely important for us to participate in politics’ method

Feb. 20, 2019 2:40 pm

March For Our Lives Philly youth organizers: It’s ‘extremely important for us to participate in politics’

Local teens are hosting voter registration drives at their schools and encouraging their peers to be politically aware. Plus, here's how to vote for the first time.
My Philly Neighbor: Why Hestonville’s Juanita Acree encourages civic engagement people

Feb. 14, 2019 10:31 am

My Philly Neighbor: Why Hestonville’s Juanita Acree encourages civic engagement

The community leader organizes block parties, feeds the hungry and encourages neighbors to register to vote.
My Philly Neighbor: Meet Germantown civic leader Marie-Monique Marthol people

Feb. 7, 2019 5:05 pm

My Philly Neighbor: Meet Germantown civic leader Marie-Monique Marthol

In this first edition of a Broke in Philly-adjacent reporting series about unsung community leaders, the Pomona Cherokee Civic Council's president describes people as the neighborhood's greatest resource.
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.

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