Ideas We Should Steal: HBCU Week
At the Wilmington event, hundreds of students get on-the-spot admissions and scholarships to attend historically black colleges. Philly’s high schoolers could use the same chance
How to Build Minority-Owned Businesses
Cincinnati has an ecosystem for nurturing, growing and capitalizing minority-owned businesses. Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director on why it’s time to pay attention to that.
Ideas We Should Steal: Security Deposit Alternatives
An option for a security deposit insurance program is helping landlords and tenants fill 400,000 apartments nationwide, including some in Philly. Should it become law here, as it is in Cincinnati?
Ideas We Should Steal: Harmony Project
The Columbus, OH, nonprofit connects people across lines of difference to sing and to serve more than 60,000 volunteer hours per year. Is there room in Philly for something similar?
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?