Do Something: Practice Pre-Turkey Yoga For Good

Stand up against sexual assault, donate goods for those in need, and try a warrior pose to be a warrior against dangerous pipelines. And, have a Happy Thanksgiving!

By Jamie Bogert

Is Tax Reform an Attack on Cities?

If the Republican tax plan becomes law, it could mean the end to urban development as we know it

By Diana Lind

The Citizen Recommends: Urban Innovation in the Age of Trump

The inaugural Drexel Dialogues will introduce three problem-solving visionaries working to make their communities better

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

The Case For a Gentrification Dividend

Sending neighbors a check whenever a nearby building goes up would send the message that everyone should benefit from growth

By Jon Geeting

Death to the Single Family Home

In the first of a series, an urban affairs expert explores ways to solve the affordable housing crisis in Philadelphia. Hint: It involves less home ownership

By Diana Lind

Running To A Fresh Start

At its 10 year mark, Philly-based Back on My Feet has improbably shown how running can help the homeless regain their footing

By Quinn O'Callaghan
Jun

13

EVENT:

CREATING EQUITABLE PLACES AND GOOD PRACTICES

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

at Locus Partners @ Industrious

Join the discussion and help create a diverse Philadelphia for everybody to enjoy.

Do Something: Rock Out for Homeless Women

A cookout and concert Saturday benefits local women experiencing homelessness. Plus, the three-day MOVE conference, a performance by Cuban flaneur Tania Bruguera and more ways to be an awesome citizen this week

By Josh Middleton

Rebuilding Philadelphia, Together

A local non-profit supported and powered by banks and corporations helps low-income homeowners make much-needed repairs

By Quinn O'Callaghan

Furnishing Lives

Philadelphia Furniture Bank gives furniture to the city’s most vulnerable, free of charge—because home is about more than just four walls

By Quinn O'Callaghan