Development … for Good: Built to Heal with Michael Murphy

The renowned architect spoke for a large Citizen crowd about why all people deserve good design — and how he intends to bring it to them

By Lauren McCutcheon

The Citizen Recommends: Development … for Good — Built to Heal

In the next in our “Development … for Good” event series, the internationally-renowned architect will explore how buildings can be vessels for reconciliation and change

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Development for Good: Crowdfunding Community Development

A new program from Shift Capital allows average citizens to invest as little as $100 in their own communities — and double their money in nine years

By Courtney DuChene

Development for Good: Philly Workforce Homes

Two Center City brothers expand their luxury real estate portfolio with low-profit, high-satisfaction housing for Philadelphia’s working class

By Courtney DuChene

Citizen Recap: Placemaking and Economic Growth

During our latest Development … for Good event, Connor Barwin, Jerry Sweeney and other civic trailblazers shared the secrets to growing stronger communities through smart design

By Jessica Blatt Press

The Citizen Recommends: Placemaking and Economic Growth

The next in our Development … for Good series in partnership with Fitler Club and Drexel’s Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation features Connor Barwin, Jerry Sweeney and other investors in our city’s public realm

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Development … for Good: Black Squirrel Collective

Founded by three Black entrepreneurs, the Philly company empowers underserved real estate developers and small businesses with capital, coaching, land and mentorship

By Courtney DuChene

Citizen Events Year In Review

We painted a mural and threw a party to celebrate. We invited a spectrum of American leaders who are working to fix our democracy, our media, our city government, and our city.

By Lauren McCutcheon