Is Philly In Denial About Its Jobs Problem?

WURD’s afternoon host contends unemployment is worse than officials want you to know

By Charles D. Ellison

The Citizen Recommends: The New Localism Booksigning

Urban thinkers Bruce Katz and Jeremy Nowak bring their optimistic take on cities to The Hive

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Sister Act(ion)

Impact100 Philadelphia harnesses the spending power of women to change the world around them

By Jill Harkins

Philly’s Middle Class Housing Problem

Why is the city so complacent about affordable homes for its middle income residents?

By Jon Geeting



Book Signing: The New Localism

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

at The HIVE

Join authors Bruce Katz and Jeremy Nowak for a conversation about those who hold the real power in cities today—the problem-solvers.  

“Power Belongs To The Problem Solvers”

In an excerpt from the book The New Localism, innovative cities are seen as the answer to partisan conflict

By Bruce Katz and Jeremy Nowak

Citizen Of The Week: Chris Banks

A Philly native’s “Banksgiving” program gives area kids something they desperately need to raise themselves out of poverty: Financial literacy training

By Quinn O'Callaghan

Meet the Disruptors: The One Health Company

Married duo Benjamin Lewis and Christina Lopes are revolutionizing animal testing to benefit both pets and people

By Jill Harkins

Meet the Disruptor: KickUp

The Philly startup helps school districts teach teachers better, so they can teach students better

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Meet The Disruptor: Antoinette Marie Johnson

The founder and CEO of creative agency Cohere works to build a better city through the power of placemaking

By Larry Platt