2023 Election: Should Philly Have an Office for People with Disabilities?
Voters this fall are being asked to approve an amendment to our City’s Home Rule Charter to create a permanent City office to monitor accessibility compliance and create programs for people with disabilities
Citizen Of The Week: Chris Ulmer of Special Books by Special Kids
A Northeast Philly native is transforming how the world treats people with disabilities, one goofy YouTube interview at a time.
Guest Commentary: PA Adults with Autism Deserve More
Pennsylvania has among the fewest housing options for people with intellectual disabilities. That, a mother, scholar and advocate notes, causes them harm — and wastes all of our money
Citizen of the Week: Christine Rouse
Sixteen percent of Philadelphians have a disability. The founder and leader of Acting Without Boundaries puts those who love to act on stage
Guest Commentary: Attention High School Students — Get Your Free Art Here
The executive director of Art-Reach touts STAMP, the under-used citywide program that gives all 62,000 Philadelphia high school students free admission to 20 of the city’s top museums and attractions
Business For Good: Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty
Could a locally-made line of toys be an antidote to the world’s problems?
Ideas We Should Steal: Wheelchair Ramps Made From LEGOs
Nearly 500 public buildings in Philly—not to mention rowhomes—have barriers to access for people in wheelchairs. Germany’s “LEGO Granny” has a brightly colored way to help
Business for Good: Ready to Work
Everyone benefits when companies like Boathouse Row’s Cosmic Cafe hire people with disabilities for meaningful work