Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2019: Can States Save the Country?
The attorneys general of PA and NY will talk about fairness, justice and the rule of law at the second annual Ideas We Should Steal Festival next Tuesday
Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2019: Can Basketball Keep People Out of Prison?
Police say returning citizen Taylor Paul’s inner-city league for young adults and cops in Richmond, Virginia, has markedly reduced the gun violence rate.
Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2019: City Workers as Problem-Solvers
A conversation with Brian Elms, a speaker at next week’s Ideas We Should Steal Festival, on how empowering employees can make cities work better for everyone
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?
Ideas We Should Steal: Reusable Bag Share
As City Council considers banning plastic bags, Green Philly highlights a Collingswood program that could make going bag-free easier for consumers and businesses
Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2019: Reducing Poverty—Together
In Canada, communities lifted more than 200,000 families out of poverty in seven years. Check out this story from June, and then learn more at our 2nd Annual Ideas We Should Steal Festival
Ideas We Should Steal: A Fairer Evictions Court
Proposed legislation would provide free lawyers for Philly tenants at risk of evictions, similar to how defendants are guaranteed counsel in criminal court. Could it help even the playing field here, as it has in New York City?
Ideas We Should Steal: Swap Columbus Day for an Election Day Holiday
The small city of Sandusky, Ohio, cancelled the out-of-step holiday in favor of one much needed. We should do that in Philly, too.