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Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly results

Apr. 18, 2019 10:51 am

Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly

The initiative was piloted in Philadelphia in 2015 with $11 million in support from Knight and the William Penn Foundation.
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."
5 community engagement lessons from the completed Philadelphia2035 plan results

Oct. 15, 2018 7:21 am

5 community engagement lessons from the completed Philadelphia2035 plan

Philadelphia City Planning Commission's director of community planning, Laura Spina, on how the comprehensive plan for the city’s development was formed over eight years and more than 100 public meetings.
What would a women-led city look like? This urban anthropologist wants to start that conversation method

Jan. 5, 2018 12:00 pm

What would a women-led city look like? This urban anthropologist wants to start that conversation

“I think most people don’t walk around their cities thinking actively that they are walking through spaces that were designed by men," said Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman of the Women Led Cities Initiative.
Indego co-creator Andrew Stober is now a University City District exec people

Jan. 6, 2016 10:23 am

Indego co-creator Andrew Stober is now a University City District exec

The ex-council candidate and former chief of staff for the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities has been announced as the economic development organization's VP of urban planning and economic development.
This is how the city is starting to prepare for climate change method

Dec. 7, 2015 1:19 pm

This is how the city is starting to prepare for climate change

The Mayor's Office of Sustainability has released a report detailing how each city department can better plan for climate change.

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