Vaccines 2.0

As we prepare for approval of the Covid vaccine for children, what have we learned so far about efforts to get shots in arms?

By Jessica Blatt Press

Higher Ed Should Learn From the Pandemic

A longtime college president on why a “return to normal” is the last thing our universities should do

By Elaine Maimon

“Science is Easier Than Trust”

Those Nerdy Girls of Dear Pandemic have spent the last 15 months sharing science-backed info with their 100,000 followers. They have some advice for how to get us through this next wave

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Where’s Our Vaccine Mandate, Mayor Kenney?

Since New York required vaccines for city employees, shots surged 40 percent. Is it time, Philly 3.0’s engagement director asks, for the same here, too?

By Jon Geeting

The Virus and the City: The Key To Inclusive Business Recovery

How cities and states use federal rescue funds to spark recovery can be the difference between success and failure, Drexel’s Metro Finance head says. Here, learnings Philly should heed.

By Bruce Katz, Ian O'Grady, Michael Tolan and Colin HIggins

Guest Commentary: Playing the Vaccinations Race Card

As citywide vaccination rates drop, a veteran political consultant reflects on the absurdity of the city’s failed attempts at vaccine equity

By Ken Smukler

Ideas We Should Steal: Vax to Win

Want to boost Covid vaccination rates in Philly? We should take a cue from any number of state and local governments around the country—Free cars! Savings bonds! A million bucks!!— and incentivize that shot

By Christine Speer Lejeune

This Election Day, Let’s Vote and Vax

Want to increase vaccination rates and voter turnout? Philly 3.0’s engagement director has an idea for that

By Jon Geeting