Feb. 20, 2019 2:40 pm
March For Our Lives Philly youth organizers: It’s ‘extremely important for us to participate in politics’
Local teens are hosting voter registration drives at their schools and encouraging their peers to be politically aware. Plus, here's how to vote for the first time.
Jan. 9, 2019 4:02 pm
Philly needs new voting machines. Here’s why the buying process must be kept transparent
"As a city, we must prioritize public input," opines Jennifer Devor, a local committeperson and candidate for city commissioner.
Nov. 6, 2018 12:07 pm
Philly social impact showed up strong for democracy this morning
Meet a few folks from the local nonprofit/philanthropy/social enterprise/government space who have already turned out to vote today.
Oct. 29, 2018 7:45 am
Local Politics 101: A Philly committeeperson explains the ward system and why she’s proud to vote
"We need to remind our children that who we vote to put into our government also fixes the potholes, reduces taxes, increases taxes, funds our schools and takes care of our seniors," said the 18th Ward's Venise Whitaker.
Oct. 9, 2018 10:33 am
Hello, did you know that today is the last day to register to vote in Pa. before the fall election?
It's true! Let Generocity columnist Akeem Dixon and WHYY teach you how to use a voting a machine with this quick video.
Sep. 21, 2018 12:00 pm
A new voter registration initiative aims to get Philly high school students to the polls on Nov. 6
The City of Philadelphia's Office of Youth Engagement and the Urban League of Philadelphia are visiting three schools on Sept. 25, National Voter Registration Day.
Jun. 5, 2018 9:01 am
This national civic accelerator for progressives is coming to Philadelphia
The Arena's next summit aims to convene 1,000 people this September to hear from political pros and learn the ins and outs of running for office.
May 15, 2018 9:35 am
Member Spotlight: 3 passion projects we love
Translated voter rights cards, a conference for small foundations and a worldwide gratitude map.
May 2, 2018 1:14 pm
Hey, quick reminder: The primaries are May 15, and you should vote
Check out these handy resources before you head to the polls.
Mar. 27, 2018 12:45 pm
How New Colossus Donors changed in its second year of funding democratic values
The year-old giving circle just awarded $7,255 in unrestricted funds to nonprofits working in gun violence prevention, women's health, immigration and voting rights.