Combating Youth Poverty Through Jobs Program
In this Solutions of the Day, Nashville borrows a successful jobs program from Boston for youth in poverty to help the struggling demographic.
Is Jim Kenney Becoming Donald Trump?
In defending his soda tax, the Mayor goes into all-out attack mode. Ring any bells?
Philly is on the verge of losing the authentic local stores that make it vital. Could socially minded venture capitalism be the answer?
Listening to Jeff Brown
He has done more to bring fresh food to inner cities than any other grocer—as with his upscale, affordable new store on Monument Road. So why is the Mayor attacking him over the soda tax?
Meet the Disruptor: GoodCompany Ventures
The accelerator gives a leg up to socially-conscious startups—a notch toward making Philly the do-good business capital of the country
Meet the Disruptor: Magnolia Mitigation
The Philly-based startup parlays money from developers into environmental protection, one bog turtle at a time
In a new report, Paul Levy lays bare why Philly lags behind in economic growth … and what we can do about it.
Show Us the Money Plan
Jim Kenney got his soda tax. But his Chamber of Commerce address leaves unanswered where the economic growth is going to come from
Do Something: Buy Refugee Textiles
A burgeoning South Philly textile co-op hosts a pop-up for Valentine's Day. Plus, attend a luncheon to benefit the Mazzoni Center, pack up books for prisoners and more ways to be a beautiful citizen this week
Meet the Disruptor: Keeper and the Soldier
Jumpbutton Studio is trying to launch into the big leagues with a game about child abuse. Could it be the next multi-million dollar socially conscious app?