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Opinion: EDs of Resolve Philadelphia call for candidates to address economic mobility purpose

May 7, 2019 11:00 am

Opinion: EDs of Resolve Philadelphia call for candidates to address economic mobility

"We hope that this op-ed — letting Philadelphians know about the status of the survey you helped create — might spur more of the candidates ... to share their plans for the city’s future," say Cassie Haynes and Jean Friedman-Rudovsky.
[Commentary] What role does sustainability have in the future of our city’s government? purpose

Jun. 4, 2015 12:30 pm

[Commentary] What role does sustainability have in the future of our city’s government?

With primary day in Philadelphia behind us, many media outlets and citizens across Philadelphia are beginning to conceive of what a Jim Kenney mayoral administration will mean for our city. In almost the same time frame of the Democratic primary race that started last fall, I have had the privilege of writing this column entitled […]
6 Key Topics to Read Up on Before May 19 purpose

May 14, 2015 12:08 pm

6 Key Topics to Read Up on Before May 19

Generocity.org covers social issues most relevant to where Philly is here and now. From food access in low-income neighborhoods to what the local impact funding scene looks like, our team is focused on giving our readers the tools they need to get involved and make their own kind of change happen. To that end, here’s […]
PHLConvos: #BikePHL Tweetchat with @Spoke_Mag people

May 14, 2015 11:30 am

PHLConvos: #BikePHL Tweetchat with @Spoke_Mag

, a free print publication for “the cycling citizen of Philadelphia,” just released its second issue. The issue features articles on how cycling has become a political issue, the history of bike share, Q&As with bike cops, and the lack of diversity in bike advocacy. We teamed with the SPOKE team to chat about the […]
All the Awesome April Social Impact Moments purpose

May 1, 2015 12:42 pm

All the Awesome April Social Impact Moments

From the #PhillyIsBaltimore march and #15now rallies to Neighhorhood Bike Works youth helping build Indego bikes, April was filled with awesome moments of social impact. [listly  id=”eDc” layout=”magazine” show_header=”false” show_author=”true” show_sharing=”true” show_tools=”true” per_page=”25″]
Mayoral Candidates weigh in on #GoodEconomyPhilly method

Apr. 27, 2015 11:30 am

Mayoral Candidates weigh in on #GoodEconomyPhilly

[metaslider id=36808] Sustainable Business Network members and other sustainable-minded citizens gathered at Temple University’s Fox School of Business to hear what five of the mayoral candidates had to say about the Good Economy Challenge, which focuses on: Improving the small business climate in Philadelphia. Prioritizing local and sustainable business procurement by City government, universities, and […]
[RECAP] Arts and Parks TweetChat Leading to Mayoral Forum 4/22 purpose

Apr. 16, 2015 11:08 am

[RECAP] Arts and Parks TweetChat Leading to Mayoral Forum 4/22

On Wednesday, April 15, Generocity, Groundswell and Philadelphia Parks Alliance held a tweet chat around arts and parks to generate public discussion around these quality-of-life issues and the Mayor’s role in strengthening both sectors before the #ArtsParksForum with the mayoral candidates on 4/22: [View the story “[RECAP] Arts and Parks TweetChat leading to Mayoral Forum […]
How Philadelphia’s Behavioral Health Economy Generates $4 Billion funding

Apr. 14, 2015 11:30 am

How Philadelphia’s Behavioral Health Economy Generates $4 Billion

Can behavioral health services be good for the economy? The Scattergood Foundation, a Philadelphia-based grantmaking organization working toward advances in the behavioral field, has proven they are in a new report released last month. According to the report, the $1.12 billion spent by the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services generates a […]
Care about Arts and Parks? Chat with Us During Our #ArtsParksChat Twitter Chat with @Groundswell_PA and @PHParksAlliance on April 15 method

Apr. 13, 2015 11:28 am

Care about Arts and Parks? Chat with Us During Our #ArtsParksChat Twitter Chat with @Groundswell_PA and @PHParksAlliance on April 15

On Wednesday, April 22, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance’s GroundSwell initiative and the Philadelphia Parks Alliance are co-hosting the Arts & Parks Mayoral Forum at the Free Library of Philadelphia. The candidates for mayor will address the role parks and arts play in the City of Philadelphia and how our sectors enhance the economy, environment and the […]
Good Economy Philly Challenge Asks City Council & Mayoral Candidates Thoughts on Small Business & Sustainability method

Apr. 9, 2015 11:45 am

Good Economy Philly Challenge Asks City Council & Mayoral Candidates Thoughts on Small Business & Sustainability

For the past eight years, sustainability has been a key goal for the City of Philadelphia. That’s why Sustainable Business Network created its issue campaign, the Good Economy Challenge, with the goal of engaging with the incoming candidates on the importance of a continuous focus on the sustainable economy, with small business as a centerpiece. Focus […]