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Another community garden is losing land to development purpose

Apr. 16, 2019 12:24 pm

Another community garden is losing land to development

A developer recently purchased one of César Andreu Iglesias Community Garden's parcels in Kensington for $2,500.
Can a creator hub in Kensington help slow displacement? purpose

Apr. 9, 2019 11:00 am

Can a creator hub in Kensington help slow displacement?

Little Giant's Meegan Denenberg: "IF Lab is pivoting the narrative of displacement and gentrification by creating a welcoming space for the community to meet the changing needs of the market.”
PIDC is hoping to spur inclusive growth in Philly with those new Opportunity Zones method

Jan. 31, 2019 12:36 pm

PIDC is hoping to spur inclusive growth in Philly with those new Opportunity Zones

"With a strategic approach at the local level, Opportunity Zones can attract private investment to support and benefit — not displace — existing businesses, residents and neighborhoods."
‘A Dream Deferred’ exhibit wants to inspire visitors to ‘engage the systems that are doing you wrong’ purpose

Oct. 31, 2018 8:45 am

‘A Dream Deferred’ exhibit wants to inspire visitors to ‘engage the systems that are doing you wrong’

Little Giant Creative's multimedia exhibit, on display through Nov. 17, uses multimedia to explain redlining's legacy in Philadelphia.
Shift Capital founder Brian Murray: ‘Kensington’s opportunity is Philadelphia’s opportunity’ funding

Oct. 22, 2018 3:07 pm

Shift Capital founder Brian Murray: ‘Kensington’s opportunity is Philadelphia’s opportunity’

The social impact real estate developer on building equitable communities with patient capital.
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.
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.
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.
POPPYN’s latest episode takes on gentrification in North, South and West Philly purpose

Nov. 22, 2017 11:02 am

POPPYN’s latest episode takes on gentrification in North, South and West Philly

The youth media program's high school producers interviewed folks from the Bok building, La Finquita and Juntos, plus residents of each profiled neighborhood. 
How Juntos was able to raise $10K in four days for its move to a new space method

Aug. 11, 2017 12:57 pm

How Juntos was able to raise $10K in four days for its move to a new space

The immigrants rights organization is still in South Philly. The quick move was all thanks to financial support that made it clear "Juntos needs to stay around," said ED Erika Almiron.

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