Feb. 22, 2023 6:13 am
From Disenfranchisement To Empowerment: Uplifting Neighborhoods
How local organizations are overcoming 50 years of overlooked legislation to reinvest in communities.
Oct. 14, 2021 9:15 am
Village of the Arts seeks to deepen and scale its impact as it reflects on its legacy
The Fairhill-Hartranft organization is growing its team and expanding its programs.
Apr. 5, 2021 12:10 pm
Dan Rhoton: ‘What if Camden is a place you can source remote workers from?’
Can workforce development spark community revitalization? A new coworking space for tech trainees and alumni launched by Hopeworks may hold the answer.
Oct. 27, 2017 12:55 pm
This real estate firm wants your ideas for revitalizing Kensington’s commercial corridor
How would you use an empty property on Kensington Avenue? Tell Shift Capital as part of the social impact real estate developer's Kensington Avenue Storefront Challenge.
Mar. 13, 2017 11:36 am
The New York Times tours Philly’s ‘crumbling libraries and rec centers’
“We want every Philadelphian to be able to walk to a place that says, ‘You are worth it,'" said Parks Commissioner Kathryn Ott Lovell.
Dec. 20, 2016 9:37 am
This infographic details the current State of North Broad
It's impact report season, and first up is North Broad Renaissance, with some data about the North Broad Street commercial corridor.
Sep. 6, 2016 12:53 pm
These Kensington developers are taking a cue from revitalization efforts in Germantown
Development firm Shift Capital is piloting the community-focused Jumpstart Kensington, modeled after Ken Weinstein's successful Germantown program of the same name.
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.
Feb. 18, 2016 2:10 pm
This is how libraries and museums can revitalize neighborhoods
The humanities can make a difference, says a recent report from the Local Initiatives Support Corporation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. This is how it's worked in Philadelphia.
Aug. 5, 2015 11:00 am
Them That Do is looking for block captains for storefront installations
Them That Do, an ongoing portrait and multimedia project by Lori Waselchuk about Philadelphia's block captains.?