Ideas We Should Steal Revisited: Security Deposit Alternatives
Philly rents rose 6 percent during the pandemic, making security deposits even harder for new tenants. A Cincinnati law is applying private market disruption to the problem. Should we do that here too?
Ideas We Should Steal Revisited: One Stop Contraception Shop
With Roe v. Wade overturned, a national nonprofit's work breaking down barriers to getting effective birth control is more vital than ever
Ideas We Should Steal: Harmony Project
The Columbus, OH, nonprofit connects people across lines of difference to sing and to serve more than 60,000 volunteer hours per year. Is there room in Philly for something similar?
Texting To The Rescue
A team at Penn Medicine may have found a way to save hundreds of new moms’ lives with a simple—but incredibly effective—tool
Ideas We Should Steal: CultureHouse
The Boston-area nonprofit builds indoor pop-up community spaces in vacant storefronts, spurring foot traffic and connections. Can a group of intrigued Philadelphians successfully bring it here?
Citizens of the Week: Tools for School
In 2013, a Cherry Hill family launched a teen-led initiative to get school supplies to kids who needed them. Today, it distributes backpacks to thousands of kids in the area
Citizens of the Week: We The Women
Philly graphic artists Michele Cooper and Kelly Holohan asked 32 designers to put their thoughts about women’s issues into a series of posters. They’re for sale to support women’s advocacy
Audio: How Design Thinking Took on the Opioid Epidemic
A team at Penn Medicine has built a system of care that might revolutionize the treatment of patients with Opioid Use Disorder. Could it be the answer we need?