“Someone To Connect With”
Half of older Philadelphians live alone, putting women at especially higher risk of emotional and physical illnesses. Manayunk-based Connectedly combats that social isolation in our city and region
Business for Good: Solar States
The Kensington-based solar panel installer has always had a mission to grow jobs for Philadelphians while helping the planet. Now, it’s training a new cohort of workers who’ve been through the justice system
DeJeonge Reese’s art grapples with culture, history and the ways Black women have long faced discrimination.
Can City Government Change Itself?
Ten years ago, Mayor Nutter launched an out-of-the-box, internally viral program to help city workers solve problems through cutting-edge collaboration and creativity. How’s all that going?
CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS: Indrayudh “Indy” Shome
The Citizen’s Educator of the Year is a four language-speaking, music-playing, digital media expert who also loves to share his passion for gardens. He’s inspiring students across the city to make their voices heard
Business for Good: American Trench
The Main Line company stocks rugged, classic apparel made in the U.S.A. that’s made to grow jobs — and made to last
A Criminal Justice Success Story? Right here in Philly?
Since 2016, Philadelphia’s volunteer-based Safety and Justice Challenge Community Advisory Council has helped the City reduce its jail population and recidivism rates — while increasing equity. Here’s how they’ve done it
Development for Good: Crowdfunding Community Development
A new program from Shift Capital allows average citizens to invest as little as $100 in their own communities — and double their money in nine years