Jul. 9, 2020 8:58 am
Uprising in Philadelphia: A to-do list for the next six months
18 of Philadelphia's best and brightest tell us what they think needs to happen next — individually and collectively — to address the longstanding structural inequities in the city.
Apr. 6, 2020 10:37 am
Resource list: Neighbors helping neighbors in the time of COVID-19
The number of mutual aid groups that have sprouted up in Philadelphia since COVID-19 just goes to show that the city's heart is in its neighborhoods and communities.
Apr. 12, 2017 12:48 pm
A West Philly community chose 10 local artists to bring art into their neighborhood
They were selected from an event where more than 20 artists and artist collectives pitched their ideas for art installations at the former United Bank building and University City High School near Lancaster Avenue.
Dec. 14, 2016 8:26 am
Philadelphians show love for their neighborhoods in this video series
Trifle through the Neighborhood Exchange Box, featuring stories from Mt. Airy and Bartram's Garden.
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.
Oct. 13, 2016 12:51 pm
Explore unemployment rates in Philly neighborhoods using this tool
It's currently in beta, but National Equity Atlas' new map allows users to compare unemployment rates in neighborhoods across the country by race and ethnicity.
Jun. 24, 2016 12:57 pm
Olney is promoting its diversity with ‘self-guided food tours’ along North 5th Street
The neighborhood is one of the most diverse in the city — something its residents consider "a strong point."
Jun. 2, 2016 12:29 pm
Fairmount CDC just released a report on its neighborhoods’ health
The community development corporation has been working for the past six months to determine which businesses might do best on its main commercial stretches.
Apr. 26, 2016 12:49 pm
For Germantown, integration and inclusion are ‘something to strive for’
It's not something that just happens. Neighbors gathered recently to discuss the challenged past and hopeful future for socioeconomic diversity in Germantown.
Apr. 19, 2016 12:47 pm
These nonprofits are building a bold partnership model in the Promise Zone
A number of organizations repairing aging homes in West Philly are laying out a blueprint for a citywide initiative.