Watch: The Future of the Philadelphia Office
An event last week explored the ways companies balance worker and business needs — and how Center City can thrive in our new norm
Ideas We Should Steal: Mental Health Days for Philly Students
Twelve U.S. states allow school kids to take excused days off for emotional well-being. PA should too
How a Community Fridge Built … a Community
Jane Ellis opened one of the city’s first community fridges at the start of Covid. Two years later, Germantown’s two free-to-all pantries testify to the power and promise of mutual aid
Citizen of the Week: Damaris Alvarado-Rodriguez
The director of progressive, accessible childcare centers is on a mission to provide opportunities for children and adults — including through a new teacher apprenticeship program starting this week
How to End the Endless Fuss Over FDR Park
The plan for Philadelphia’s largest neighborhood park has prompted a contentious fight, South Philly style. Could the answer be as simple as a walk in the park?
Hope For Housing Access
Philly 3.0’s engagement director applauds the state legislature’s big moves on housing this year. Now, let’s keep it going.
Guest Commentary: A Love Letter to Education Heroes
A 7th grade Philly math and science teacher reflects on the hardest of school years — and thanks all those who made it possible. Namely: those doing the work
The Virus and the City: Averting a Lost Decade
Without real, immediate structural change, we risk creating more racial wealth disparities than we had pre-pandemic. Drexel’s Metro Finance Head has a blueprint for recovery