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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.
Here’s our 2018 editorial calendar purpose

Dec. 22, 2017 1:57 pm

Here’s our 2018 editorial calendar

Accessibility, impact investing, hiring, sustainability, community development, volunteerism and six more themes we'll be focusing our reporting on next year.
Drexel’s Urban Innovation Fellows are tackling workforce development and public health people

Nov. 17, 2017 9:52 am

Drexel’s Urban Innovation Fellows are tackling workforce development and public health

The three inaugural fellows — Michael O'Bryan, Priya Mammen and Chris Spahr — will be working with Drexel University's Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation for the next three to six months.
The anti-gentrification community development model Jumpstart is expanding in Philly method

Nov. 6, 2017 8:26 am

The anti-gentrification community development model Jumpstart is expanding in Philly

Social impact real estate developer Ken Weinstein's program that helps aspiring developers and community leaders learn to fight blight got some help from LISC to reach beyond Germantown and Kensington.
5 lessons on leadership from Ela Conf, the not-just-for-coders tech conference results

Oct. 31, 2017 2:27 pm

5 lessons on leadership from Ela Conf, the not-just-for-coders tech conference

Thoughts on diversity, inclusion and failure from the annual conference for women-identifying people, trans men and genderqueer folks from all walks of the tech ecosystem.
Dear Akeem and Keep Philly Beautiful teamed up to answer your litter Qs method

Sep. 22, 2017 11:15 am

Dear Akeem and Keep Philly Beautiful teamed up to answer your litter Qs

Here's their advice for finding community cleaning resources, needle collection and more.
How Strawberry Mansion’s ninth graders helped bring a PAL Center to an empty school results

Sep. 18, 2017 1:55 pm

How Strawberry Mansion’s ninth graders helped bring a PAL Center to an empty school

"It doesn't matter if I'm the best fundraiser in the world — if the community isn’t on board, we can't be successful," said PAL Executive Director Ted Qualli.

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