Ideas We Should Steal: Reducing Poverty—Together
In Canada, communities lifted more than 200,000 families out of poverty in seven years. 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. 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, their innovations brought more voters to the polls in 2018. Expect more of that in Philly, too
Ideas We Should Steal: More Young Voters
Districts around the country—including University City in Philly—saw a huge uptick in young voters during the midterms. Harnessing that citywide could sway elections
Ideas We Should Steal: Voter Turnout Contest
In Cumberland County, NJ, a competition among cities helped to boost 2018 turnout by 13 percent. Could Philly’s competitive spirit be the key to more votes here, too?
Ideas We Should Steal: Giving Locally
Philly is one of the least charitable regions in the country. Could a local version of Giving Tuesday, like they have in Austin, be the answer?
Ideas We Should Steal: Feeding Your Neighbors
Philly is facing a hunger crisis. An idea from three North Carolina moms could offer a solution we can all take part in
Ideas We Should Steal: Barbershop Confessions
Black men are among the most traumatized people in the country, and also the least likely to seek help. That’s why an Arkansas man is bringing mental health help to where they are: barbershops