Development for Good: Girlbuild
Serial entrepreneur Monica Miraglilo brings women into what was once a man’s world: demolition, residential rehab, and serious construction. (And helps them look good, too.)
Business for Good: Lluna
A Philadelphia-born, Comcast-boosted app helps improve employees’ quality of life — and employers’ quality of work
What to Do With the Philadelphia Roundhouse
The City plans to sell the old police headquarters. Can — and will — it be redeveloped in a way that respects the building’s history?
Business for Good: App + Amex = Millions for Good
Keith Leaphart's Philanthropi has partnered with American Express to let 25,000 members round up their purchases to give to charity
Ideas We Should Steal: Decarbonize All The Buildings
Ithaca, New York is on track to become the first city in the nation to transition all of its buildings from fossil fuels to renewable electricity, reducing their carbon emissions by 400,000 tons per year. Can we do it in Philly too?
Ideas We Should Steal: Mental Health Days for Philly Students
Twelve U.S. states allow school kids to take excused days off for emotional well-being. PA should too
Business for Good: YING
Karla Ballard has raised over $1 million for her app, which seeks to replicate the community of helpful neighbors she grew up with in Philadelphia, one task at a time
Generation Change Philly: The Home Maker
Developer Mo Rushdy made his reputation on high-end luxury homes. Now, he’s turned his considerable talents to creating generational wealth for low- to middle-income Philadelphians