Sep. 23, 2021 9:17 am
Workforce Recovery Strategies Committee aims to tackle pandemic employment challenges through collaboration
Plus, Philadelphia Works' Patrick Clancy on what's really behind the phrase "people don't want to go back to work."
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.
Aug. 24, 2016 2:22 pm
How EvoXLabs is helping open up the city’s HIV data
The city's Office of HIV Planning keeps data in a 400-page PDF document. EvoXLabs is helping make it accessible for civic hackers.
Aug. 1, 2016 2:57 pm
Benefit Bank has helped provide over $2B in public benefits to low-income households
The milestone is a decade in the making for the social enterprise, which has served approximately 1 million people.
Jul. 29, 2016 12:32 pm
Civic tech competition American Experiments ended in a tie
Crowdpac and Democracy Works shared the first-place honor in a competition that pitted six civic tech companies — two from Philly — against each other.
Jul. 27, 2016 12:42 pm
Why is it so hard to get young people to vote?
Millennials are always logged on and connected. Yet their mobility makes them harder to reach — especially when it's time to hit the polls.
Jul. 5, 2016 10:15 am
16 civic tech orgs want to show you how they’re improving democracy during the DNC
With the nation's eyes on Philadelphia for the convention, American Experiments is an opportunity for the city to show off one of its greatest success stories — civic tech.
Jul. 5, 2016 9:15 am
What Philadelphia can learn from its history of citizen-led park projects
SPOKE and PlanPhilly explore the past and present struggles of getting resident-driven developments like the Schuylkill River Trail off the ground in the face of bureaucracy.
Jun. 10, 2016 11:15 am
Majora Carter came to town to lend some advice to Philly’s civic spaces
Community isn't just a place, Carter said at an Arts + Business Council and Chamber event. It's an activity, and people need a place to do it.
Jun. 7, 2016 3:18 pm
Camden youth and local civic hackers made these neat maps over the weekend
Youth and staff at nonprofit Hopeworks 'N Camden worked with corporate partners and state and federal officials for the National Day of Civic Hacking.