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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.
In North Philadelphia, equitable community development requires community engagement method

Oct. 12, 2018 1:35 pm

In North Philadelphia, equitable community development requires community engagement

Esperanza's Gabriella Gabriel Paez and Firm Hope Baptist Church's Rev. Richard Harris discuss revitalization projects they've piloted in Hunting Park and Kensington and how they keep local residents top of mind.
Free Library of Philadelphia wants to make this clear: ‘We’re here to serve you’ purpose

Oct. 10, 2018 11:55 am

Free Library of Philadelphia wants to make this clear: ‘We’re here to serve you’

A three-year community engagement grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services will train staffers of all levels to better serve the neighborhoods where its 54 branches are based.
A year later, Kensington Avenue Storefront Challenge winners are slowly moving in results

Oct. 9, 2018 12:45 pm

A year later, Kensington Avenue Storefront Challenge winners are slowly moving in

Just one business, a boutique audio design and production studio, has opened, but Shift Capital has pledged to continue to support the other eight.
What does a scalable roadmap for revitalization look like for Philly’s commercial corridors? method

Sep. 24, 2018 12:52 pm

What does a scalable roadmap for revitalization look like for Philly’s commercial corridors?

At a recent Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia panel, local civic and business leaders shared best practices for creating public retail spaces that support equitable prosperity and growth.
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.
What if the ‘unusual suspects’ suddenly became leaders in the community development field? method

Sep. 17, 2018 11:39 am

What if the ‘unusual suspects’ suddenly became leaders in the community development field?

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations' Pamela Bridgeforth on advancing racial equity and leadership development in local economic work.
As easy as riding a bike: Why safer streets for cyclists mean safer streets for all purpose

Sep. 4, 2018 7:12 am

As easy as riding a bike: Why safer streets for cyclists mean safer streets for all

Columnist Akeem Dixon chats with the Bicycle Coalition Greater Philadelphia's Randy LoBasso about the nonprofit's latest advocacy efforts and how the nonprofit has worked to engage communities.
Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector people

Aug. 31, 2018 12:45 pm

Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector

Nonprofit, philanthropy, local gov and biz pros working in the fields of hiring, women in leadership, social entrepreneurship, accessibility, criminal justice, LGBTQ, sustainability, leaders of color, community development, impact investing, civic tech and volunteerism.
Investing to end poverty: On fostering economic growth and mobility in Philadelphia funding

Aug. 29, 2018 12:30 pm

Investing to end poverty: On fostering economic growth and mobility in Philadelphia

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's community development advisor and outreach manager, Noelle St.Clair, writes about new models of moving capital for social good.

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