Business For Good: Plastic with a Purpose

Philadelphia-based rePurpose is trying to reduce plastic consumption and bring fair pay to the global workers tasked with recycling it. Will more Philadelphians join them in going #PlasticNeutral?

By Jill Harkins

Ideas We Should Steal: Men’s Sheds

A global nonprofit making its way across the U.S. is fighting loneliness and depression in older men by bringing them together to build things. Could the next shed be here in Philly?

By Jill Harkins

Ideas We Should Steal: One Stop Contraception Shop

A national nonprofit is breaking down barriers women face in getting effective birth control, which could also help lift them out of poverty

By Jill Harkins

Ideas We Should Steal: StationSoccer

Atlanta nonprofit Soccer in the Streets combines soccer and public transit to bring the sport to neighborhoods that don’t always get to play. Could Philly do something similar?

By Jill Harkins

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018: Community Centered Development

A Portland B Corp is pushing a more inclusive process for building up a neighborhood. Can Philly learn a lesson from the most gentrified city in America?

By Jill Harkins

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018: Pedal to Porch

The Detroit group tempers the effects of gentrification by connecting newer and older residents through the power of storytelling

By Jill Harkins

Democratizing Food

For the last decade, the Common Market has spread affordable access to locally-sourced nutrient-dense food to the city’s neediest. Now its mission is spreading nationwide

By Jill Harkins

Ideas We Should Steal: Community-Centered Development

A Portland B Corp is pushing a more inclusive process for building up a neighborhood. Can Philly learn a lesson from the most gentrified city in America?

By Jill Harkins