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If accessibility seems an unsolvable riddle, the Penn Museum offers an answer purpose

Feb. 25, 2021 7:02 am

If accessibility seems an unsolvable riddle, the Penn Museum offers an answer

From touch tours to multi-sensory traveling boxes to ingenious alternatives in online programming, the museum in the heart of University City makes anthropology and archaeology come alive for blind and visually impaired patrons.
It will take all of us working together to sustain local businesses and the ‘ballet of the good city sidewalk’ purpose

Apr. 28, 2020 7:35 am

It will take all of us working together to sustain local businesses and the ‘ballet of the good city sidewalk’

Guest columnist Matt Bergheiser explores the merchant's gift to community, past and present.
On pursuing equity and opportunity in Philadelphia communities method

Mar. 11, 2019 2:00 pm

On pursuing equity and opportunity in Philadelphia communities

University City District's Alissa Weiss: "Too often, economic development is framed as a zero-sum game, where the needs of neighborhoods are pitted against the needs of the commercial or downtown area."
Last Chance to Apply for West Philly Workforce Development Program purpose

Jul. 1, 2015 9:01 am

Last Chance to Apply for West Philly Workforce Development Program

West Philadelphia Skills Initiative will be accepting applications until July 2
JOIN Spurs Workforce Development With $200,000 in Planning Grants funding

Feb. 12, 2015 12:04 pm

JOIN Spurs Workforce Development With $200,000 in Planning Grants

JOIN awards four organizations one-year $50,000 grants to find innovative approaches to workforce development.
Overcoming Setbacks, United By Blue Pushes Environmental Agenda in Philly method

Feb. 2, 2015 11:55 am

Overcoming Setbacks, United By Blue Pushes Environmental Agenda in Philly

Local social enterprise struggles with expansion to University City
The Lean CDC: How Investing in Human Power Keeps New Kensington Clean purpose

Jul. 25, 2013 2:38 pm

The Lean CDC: How Investing in Human Power Keeps New Kensington Clean

In Center City and University City, uniformed streets cleaners are almost as ubiquitous as police or Parking Authority officers. They are a fixture at parks, public spaces and business areas, changing out trash bags, sweeping, and operating large industrial street sweepers.

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