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What the Free Library learned about civic engagement from Pokémon Go method

Apr. 25, 2018 12:44 pm

What the Free Library learned about civic engagement from Pokémon Go

Library Administrator Joel Nichols will present on its place-based digital intervention at the first Tech in the Commons session, "Bring AR and VR to Our Neighborhoods," on Monday, April 30.
ESPN and Under Armour are funding the revitalization of Philadelphia’s vacant spaces funding

Feb. 27, 2018 12:09 pm

ESPN and Under Armour are funding the revitalization of Philadelphia’s vacant spaces

The project, called RePlay, is being managed by LISC Philadelphia. Community-based organizations should apply for a grant before May 15.
Delaware River City Corporation is getting a new name and new leadership people

Feb. 12, 2018 12:05 pm

Delaware River City Corporation is getting a new name and new leadership

As Executive Director Tom Branigan prepares to retire, the nonprofit overseeing the North Delaware Riverfront Greenway's implementation is making some big changes.
How the Rail Park’s planners are building an inclusive community space method

Feb. 9, 2018 12:15 pm

How the Rail Park’s planners are building an inclusive community space

Phase 1 of the Callowhill project will be completed in the next month, and more public engagement is on the way: "Our interest is in creating a park for all Philadelphians."
What makes public spaces ‘just’? method

Oct. 20, 2017 12:30 pm

What makes public spaces ‘just’?

The Knight-funded Just Spaces audit project will help University City District assess who is using the spaces it manages, and who's being kept out.
Through Monument Lab, a tribute to the Philadelphia poet people

Oct. 5, 2017 8:49 am

Through Monument Lab, a tribute to the Philadelphia poet

A recent Mural Arts event featured live performances and recollections of the city's lyrical past: "Poetry can and should be defined as a type of public art."
Fairmount Park Conservancy has a new head as of July 1: Jamie Gauthier people

Jun. 30, 2017 1:05 pm

Fairmount Park Conservancy has a new head as of July 1: Jamie Gauthier

The nonprofit announced yesterday that Rick Magder would be leaving after only nine months at the helm. Here are some lessons from the shakeup.
4 Philly urbanists were just named Emerging City Champions funding

May 15, 2017 11:09 am

4 Philly urbanists were just named Emerging City Champions

Run by nonprofit 8 80 Cities and funded by the Knight Foundation, the yearlong fellowship offers $5,000 to "implement an innovative project to enhance public spaces, mobility or civic engagement."
Mural Arts’ Monument Lab is raising $50K to support its public programming funding

May 5, 2017 1:00 pm

Mural Arts’ Monument Lab is raising $50K to support its public programming

The citywide art project invites 21 local and international artists to imagine monuments for a modern Philadelphia.
The League of Creative Interventionists is coming to a public space near you people

Apr. 27, 2017 4:29 pm

The League of Creative Interventionists is coming to a public space near you

The group stages pop-up art "interventions" with the goal of connecting neighbors in new ways. Fellow Dave Ramsey discusses its Mother's Day event on "Around the Corner."

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