Coming Down With The Vapers
A 40 percent tax is killing vape shops in Philadelphia, even though they help kill something worse: A smoking habit
The Future of Schools is Green
Can a school district program make Philly a national leader in environmental education?
Training For A Better Life
New Leash on Life teaches inmates to train unadoptable dogs, giving both a better future
Mammograms To Go
Fox Chase Cancer Center’s roving mammogram unit conducts free screenings for 3,000 women every year when and where they need it—like their local supermarket
Ideas We Should Steal: Debit ID Cards
Philly’s long-delayed municipal ID program may have stalled again. That gives us a chance to do it better
Meet the Disruptor: Techgirlz
Through free tech classes to middle school girls in Philly, the nonprofit hopes to shape the technology industry into a more equitable place for everyone
Meet the Disruptor: Keriton
The Philly-based startup is changing the way NICUs track breast milk—and hoping to help turn around the nation’s high rate of preemie deaths
Ideas We Should Steal: Temporary Bike Grids
In Macon, GA, a temporary bike grid generated thousands of new daily cyclists. Could similar measures change things for bicyclists in Philadelphia?
Ideas We Should Steal: Institutional Racism Task Force
Austin faced uncomfortable truths about the city's inequities with a deep look into its racist past. Maybe it’s time for Philly to confront its own history
A Park of Their Own
Can fixing a park in South Philly’s Cambodia Town help build a vibrant neighborhood in a forgotten corner of the city?