Let’s Make County Government a Thing in PA
It would be fairer, more efficient and better for all the towns in the state, says Philly 3.0’s engagement director. Join him and The Citizen for an event next week that explores what regionalism could mean for our local economy
Helping Kensington Thrive
A collaboration between several local organizations has distributed more than $15 million in affordable loans to the Latinx community in North Philly—and it’s just getting started.
What Philly Should Watch For in Biden’s Infrastructure Plan
Now is the time to implement major infrastructure and transportation changes that will benefit Philadelphians
Yo, Mayor Kenney! This time of crisis is actually an opportunity to revisit an idea from the ‘90s: the city and surrounding counties joining forces to form an economic behemoth
Ideas We Should Steal: Desegregating the Region
A Connecticut coalition is fighting housing discrimination, and its effects, by taking on a little-understood piece of bureaucracy: zoning laws. Could a similar approach make for a more equitable Philly region?
An Answer to Philly’s Budget Woes?
Mayor Kenney announced a $450 million budget shortfall. How much of that, Philly 3.0’s engagement director wonders, could the City make up by selling its vacant land?
Business For Good: Aequo Fund
The new program aims to take on the failings of the finance world by providing capital (and more) to promising minority and women developers
Is it time for a Permit Parking Blacklist?
Councilmember Maria Quiñones-Sánchez is pushing for a tool that might quell parking wars in developing neighborhoods. Philly 3.0’s engagement director on why it may be a solution we need