The Virus and the City: Cory Booker’s $50 Billion Bet
Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director worked with Senator Booker on his RELIEF for Main Street Act—a lifeline to small and minority-owned businesses supported by 100 mayors. Will Congress pass it?
WATCH: Chat with Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley
The second-term Dayton, Ohio, mayor talked about the role of cities post-Covid with Drexel’s Nowak Metro Finance Lab Director Bruce Katz, in partnership with Fitler Club
The Virus and the City: Introducing Main Street Regenerators
Covid-19 has decimated small businesses. Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab Director proposes an entity to help rescue neighborhood mom and pops entrepreneurs
The Virus and the City: Training Workers for a Post-Covid Economy
Economic recovery will require retraining Philadelphians for available jobs. Drexel’s Metro Finance Director lays out a plan to make that happen
The Citizen Recommends: Heroes and New Normal Forum
Next week’s virtual event is a call to arms for the investor class: Can concentrated social impact investing create a post-Covid Philly that’s better than ever?
The Incredible Shrinking Mayor
Compared to other cities, does Jim Kenney’s budget redo qualify as a plan for recovery?
The Virus and the City: Place Matters
Saving small businesses requires saving local communities. Drexel’s Metro Finance Director with some ways to do that
The Covid-19 Budget Tsunami
This week, Mayor Kenney, promising pain, will announce a revamped budget. Are you confident it will include a vision for smart recovery?