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Learn how to start a neighborhood project with these local ‘fixer-uppers’ purpose

Mar. 13, 2017 7:03 am

Learn how to start a neighborhood project with these local ‘fixer-uppers’

Join a few local experts (and a few not-so-local experts) as they explore what makes neighborhood revitalization projects work.
LISC and Barra Foundation are helping build out Ken Weinstein’s Jumpstart program funding

Jan. 27, 2017 7:34 am

LISC and Barra Foundation are helping build out Ken Weinstein’s Jumpstart program

What started as the developer's bootstrapped effort to revitalize Germantown has become a scalable program other neighborhoods are coveting.
How to keep that New Year’s resolution to ‘get more involved’ (for real this time) funding

Jan. 12, 2017 10:45 am

How to keep that New Year’s resolution to ‘get more involved’ (for real this time)

Want to make a bigger positive impact on the world? Here are some ideas to get you started.
Pa. is having trouble paying for both of these neighborhood development programs funding

Jan. 9, 2017 12:51 pm

Pa. is having trouble paying for both of these neighborhood development programs

WHYY's Keystone Crossroads takes a look at the state's reinvigorated Neighborhood Assistance Program and its struggle funding Keystone Opportunity Zones.
15 social impact leaders we’ll be following in 2017 people

Dec. 28, 2016 12:59 pm

15 social impact leaders we’ll be following in 2017

The voices we're most excited to keep up with in the new year.
What this tech guy wants to bring to his new gig in civic engagement people

Oct. 14, 2016 12:57 pm

What this tech guy wants to bring to his new gig in civic engagement

Alex Kaplan left his job at makerspace NextFab for South of South Neighborhood Association, where he knows he'll have to "spider hunt" for innovation.
This Harrowgate civic group is engaging residents of all ages to take back their park results

Jun. 27, 2016 12:44 pm

This Harrowgate civic group is engaging residents of all ages to take back their park

Thanks to organizational partnerships, feedback from long-term neighbors and help from the city, the newly formed Friends of Harrowgate Park is revamping a once-decrepit neighborhood asset.
This is what a ‘resident-driven’ sustainability initiative can look like method

Mar. 16, 2016 9:19 am

This is what a ‘resident-driven’ sustainability initiative can look like

NKCDC's Sustainable 19125 & 19134 is largely steered by residents of the River Wards themselves.
Here’s a social impact developer’s take on Councilman Johnson’s RCO bill purpose

Mar. 11, 2016 10:12 am

Here’s a social impact developer’s take on Councilman Johnson’s RCO bill

Philly Office Retail founder Ken Weinstein weighs in on the bill that would set a code of conduct, of sorts, for registered community organizations hosting zoning meetings.
Here are two approaches to using real estate for social impact method

Mar. 7, 2016 2:39 pm

Here are two approaches to using real estate for social impact

Whether you're for-profit or nonprofit, putting power back into the hands of the community is key.

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