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Meet PhilaImpact Fund, Philadelphia’s new place-based impact investment fund funding

Apr. 27, 2018 1:17 pm

Meet PhilaImpact Fund, Philadelphia’s new place-based impact investment fund

The joint initiative from Reinvestment Fund and The Philadelphia Foundation will finance neighborhood development projects in low-income communities.
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.
This faith-based organization puts ‘the soul back in solar’ energy in North Philly method

Mar. 7, 2018 7:46 am

This faith-based organization puts ‘the soul back in solar’ energy in North Philly

Serenity Soular partners with local churches and community spaces, plus Swarthmore College students and solar company Solar States, to make renewable energy more accessible.
On gentrification, education and teamwork: Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary purpose

Mar. 6, 2018 7:00 am

On gentrification, education and teamwork: Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary

Columnist Akeem Dixon interviews NICE President Jennifer Devor on how the volunteer org connects parents to resources while tackling the challenges that arise when we talk about race, change, outdated policies and class.
This community performance project aims to destigmatize Kensington purpose

Mar. 2, 2018 12:00 pm

This community performance project aims to destigmatize Kensington

The Renegade Company is developing a Fringe Festival play with residents about how they view substance abuse and how the opioid epidemic impacts their neighborhoods.
ESPN and Under Armour are funding the revitalization of Philadelphia’s vacant spaces funding

Feb. 27, 2018 12:09 pm

ESPN and Under Armour are funding the revitalization of Philadelphia’s vacant spaces

The project, called RePlay, is being managed by LISC Philadelphia. Community-based organizations should apply for a grant before May 15.
How the Rail Park’s planners are building an inclusive community space method

Feb. 9, 2018 12:15 pm

How the Rail Park’s planners are building an inclusive community space

Phase 1 of the Callowhill project will be completed in the next month, and more public engagement is on the way: "Our interest is in creating a park for all Philadelphians."
Meet Philly Socialists, the activist group organizing for a more just political system purpose

Feb. 1, 2018 2:09 pm

Meet Philly Socialists, the activist group organizing for a more just political system

Columnist Akeem Dixon asks the basics: what the group does, who it represents, what it's accomplished and what's next.
How Soil Generation is cultivating food justice leaders of color in Philly method

Jan. 16, 2018 7:00 am

How Soil Generation is cultivating food justice leaders of color in Philly

The coalition of urban farmers advocates for a "community-controlled" food system.
What would a women-led city look like? This urban anthropologist wants to start that conversation method

Jan. 5, 2018 12:00 pm

What would a women-led city look like? This urban anthropologist wants to start that conversation

“I think most people don’t walk around their cities thinking actively that they are walking through spaces that were designed by men," said Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman of the Women Led Cities Initiative.

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