Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2019: Participatory Budgeting
Around the world, city officials gives residents money from their budgets to spend as they see fit. Check out this story from 2017 and find out more at our 2nd Annual Ideas We Should Steal Festival
The Citizen Recommends: Breaking Through Gridlock
Join Civic Series, in partnership with The Citizen, for a workshop on how to have productive conversations in polarized political times
Ideas We Should Steal: Action Civics in Schools
A new Massachusetts law mandates experiential civics learning in school. It’s one way to ensure a better democracy in our children’s future
Week 16: Mike Quick’s Eagles Civic Season
This week, the Eagles announcer and former All-Pro wide receiver, with help from a Drexel professor, looks at how Philly stacks up against Washington, D.C.—on and off the field
Do Something: Listen to Survivors
This week, learn more about mandatory sentencing through film, hear Philly's best performers on stages across the city, march to put an end to rape culture everywhere, and more
Guest Commentary: Seeing Philly Through Detroit-Colored Glasses
A trip to the Motor City leads The Economy League’s executive director to reflect on how far Philly has come—and where we are headed
Ideas We Should Steal: The Citizens Project
Can increasing civic engagement keep people out of jail and off the streets in Philly as it has in New Haven?
Do Something: Defend the Free Press
This week, stand with students against gun violence, farm in Center City, discuss the free press and more!