Ideas We Should Steal: Neighbor-powered realty co-ops

In Minneapolis, neighbors joined together to develop property in their community. Jessica Press wonders if that approach could ensure Philly residents benefit from their changing neighborhoods too?

Ideas We Should Steal: Neighbor-powered realty co-ops

In Minneapolis, neighbors joined together to develop property in their community. Could that approach ensure Philly residents benefit from their changing neighborhoods too?

By Jessica Press

Ideas We Should Steal: College Thrift Stores

An upstate New York college helps reduce its community’s carbon footprint by giving students a way to recycle used clothes and textiles. Nick Fiorellini thinks it could be huge in Philly

Ideas We Should Steal: Less Driving

A new study shows that congestion costs us millions of dollars, pollutes our air, and is a hassle. Roxanne Patel Shepelavy wonders, can we be more like Paris?

Ideas We Should Steal: Reducing Poverty—Together

In Canada, communities lifted more than 200,000 families out of poverty in seven years. Roxanne Patel Shepelavy asks, why don’t we do what they did?

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. Jill Harkins wonder, could the next shed be here in Philly?

Ideas We Should Steal: Tech for Turnout

Two years after the presidential election galvanized mostly progressive technologists, Roxanne Patel Shepelavy reports on the innovations that brought more voters to the polls in 2018. Expect more of that in Philly, too

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