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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volunteer org connects parents to resources while tackling the challenges that arise when we talk about race, change, outdated policies and class.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.
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.

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