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It’s the ethics behind tech — not tech itself — that will make lasting social change method

May 3, 2017 1:29 pm

It’s the ethics behind tech — not tech itself — that will make lasting social change

Check out some lessons from Camden in this #PTW17 discussion on the potential social impact of technology.
Is there hope for improving North Philadelphia’s gentrification problem? The solutions are varied method

Mar. 24, 2017 12:56 pm

Is there hope for improving North Philadelphia’s gentrification problem? The solutions are varied

“What I see is a lack of respect,” said one panelist at The Advocate Center for Culture and Education's recent What Matters Forum.
Al-Bustan’s (Dis)Placed project is navigating a crucial moment in history method

Feb. 10, 2017 12:57 pm

Al-Bustan’s (Dis)Placed project is navigating a crucial moment in history

The Pew-funded project will use art to tie together narratives of displacement in the Middle East and Philadelphia, but the travel ban has proven to be a bump in the road for one of its artist residents.
Here’s what Nora Lichtash has learned from 30 years of working in affordable housing people

Oct. 12, 2016 11:55 am

Here’s what Nora Lichtash has learned from 30 years of working in affordable housing

The longtime ED helped found Women's Community Revitalization Project in 1986, and she has some advice for women working in community building and collaboration.
Why ethical redevelopment is just an idea — for now method

Oct. 7, 2016 12:41 pm

Why ethical redevelopment is just an idea — for now

The real challenge is figuring out how it can actually work in historically marginalized urban communities.
Why Rasheedah Phillips wants Temple University to collaborate on Community Futures Lab purpose

Sep. 14, 2016 8:39 am

Why Rasheedah Phillips wants Temple University to collaborate on Community Futures Lab

The sci-fi author and housing attorney wants to see support from her alma mater as her art collective attempts to heal and preserve an adjacent community.
Gregory Heller believes social impact real estate is ‘critical to the future of our cities’ people

Jul. 19, 2016 2:33 pm

Gregory Heller believes social impact real estate is ‘critical to the future of our cities’

The former American Communities Trust CEO now heads up the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority. Heller explains social impact real estate in his TEDxPhiladelphia talk.
Rasheedah Phillips’s Community Futures Lab in Sharswood is underway purpose

Jun. 17, 2016 10:55 am

Rasheedah Phillips’s Community Futures Lab in Sharswood is underway

The Community Legal Services attorney and Afrofuturist has launched the project to document the effects of redevelopment in her neighborhood.
10 community land trusts from across Pa. have united method

Mar. 28, 2016 8:14 am

10 community land trusts from across Pa. have united

The Pennsylvania Community Land Trust Collaborative will work together on advocacy and fundraising initiatives to ensure affordable housing.
In South Kensington, a nonprofit goes to court to keep its community garden alive purpose

Mar. 24, 2016 9:18 am

In South Kensington, a nonprofit goes to court to keep its community garden alive

In the 1980s, the Catholic Worker turned an abandoned lot into a community garden. Now, that garden is being threatened by development.