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This Philly landscape firm has been involved in ‘sustainable activism’ since Earth Day was created method

Apr. 21, 2017 12:52 pm

This Philly landscape firm has been involved in ‘sustainable activism’ since Earth Day was created

Andropogon's most recent work in the city is Bartram’s Mile, opening this weekend.
The city wants to talk about better strategic design for its public sector services purpose

Feb. 22, 2017 11:06 am

The city wants to talk about better strategic design for its public sector services

The speaker series, hosted in partnership with the University of the Arts’ Design for Social Impact program, kicks off March 30.
Greensgrow’s new community project fund is honoring its founder’s legacy funding

Feb. 15, 2017 11:01 am

Greensgrow’s new community project fund is honoring its founder’s legacy

Mary’s Community Fund, in remembrance of the recent passing of founder Mary Seton Corboy, will help individuals or organizations working to better the Kensington, River Wards and West Philly neighborhoods.
Here’s why William Penn Foundation doesn’t describe its grantmaking as ‘social justice’ funding

Feb. 14, 2017 12:22 pm

Here’s why William Penn Foundation doesn’t describe its grantmaking as ‘social justice’

The single largest grant in the foundation's history is its recent $100 million investment in parks, rec centers and libraries. It's an 'investment in equity,' said Interim ED Shawn McCaney.
Here’s what’s on the horizon for Green City Works in 2017 purpose

Jan. 16, 2017 11:19 am

Here’s what’s on the horizon for Green City Works in 2017

The University City District nonprofit is all about putting local unemployed residents to work — including those with records.
Knight’s revamped strategy calls for reinvestment in ‘promising projects’ funding

Dec. 20, 2016 12:39 pm

Knight’s revamped strategy calls for reinvestment in ‘promising projects’

Expect the foundation to "double down" on projects that work, said Philly Program Director Patrick Morgan.
All 223 miles of Philly’s park trails have been mapped with Google Trekker results

Oct. 18, 2016 3:34 pm

All 223 miles of Philly’s park trails have been mapped with Google Trekker

Two outdoorsy-types were contracted by the city to hike the parks earlier this year. Six months later, the job is complete.
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.
Philly is sharing its best practices for creating equitable public space with 4 other cities results

Sep. 12, 2016 12:48 pm

Philly is sharing its best practices for creating equitable public space with 4 other cities

The "Reimagining the Civic Commons" initiative is expanding. Leaders from Akron, Memphis, Chicago and Detroit visited last week to learn what we're doing right.
Philly Set Go is making sure millennials are part of the local political process people

Aug. 25, 2016 2:42 pm

Philly Set Go is making sure millennials are part of the local political process

The PAC's cofounder and chairwoman, Gabriela Guaracao, explains how and why in her Around the Corner interview.

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