CitizenCast: Reality Check with Lorene Cary

WURD host Charles D. Ellison speaks with bestselling novelist and SafeKids Stories founder Lorene Cary about the power of youth and Vote that Jawn, a citywide effort to get young people to the polls




1st Annual Ideas We Should Steal Festival

Friday, Nov 30, 2018
9:00 am-5:00 pm

at Drexel University

One day, ten bold ideas, hundreds of leading thinkers

First Annual Ideas We Should Steal Festival

One full day. Ten bold ideas. Hundreds of leading thinkers. Let's steal what works!

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018: Calling BS

Author Anand Giridharadas discusses his provocative new book, Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World

By Larry Platt

They Vote(d) That Jawn

Nearly 7,000 18-year-olds registered to vote between the primary and general elections this year. The bestselling author and Safe Kids Stories founder announces the winners of the Vote That Jawn contest, which helped to GOTV

By Lorene Cary

Business for Good: Rethink Staffing

A Bryn Mawr entrepreneur plans to offer a living wage, with benefits, for workers at his new call-in center in Kensington. That doesn’t make him a do-gooder

By Jane M. Von Bergen

Help Us Steal an Idea. We’ll Give You 50k To Do It.

Introducing the Jeremy Nowak Urban Innovation Award, to bring one urban solution to Philly

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Ideas We Should Steal: Fully Paid Teacher Sabbaticals

The U.K. is giving some teachers a paid year off in the hopes that it will help keep them in their jobs. Could that solve Philly’s teacher retention problem too?

By Quinn O'Callaghan