Business for Good: Jumpstart Germantown

Ken Weinstein’s anti-gentrification training program, with six spin-offs in the city and region, is keeping development local—and bringing women and people of color into the industry

By Courtney DuChene

The opposite of Councilmanic Prerogative

It’s not rocket science, as Philly 3.0’s engagement director notes. It’s planning

By Jon Geeting

Kenyatta’s Gentrification Blame Game

The Councilman says his opponent is responsible for soaring home prices in South Philly. But as Philly 3.0's engagement director notes, he's the one with the power

By Jon Geeting

Ideas We Should Steal: Community-Centered Development

A Portland B Corp is pushing a more inclusive process for building up a neighborhood. Can Philly learn a lesson from the most gentrified city in America?

By Jill Harkins

Ideas We Should Steal: Transit Oriented Development

The Fruitvale Transit Village in Oakland has brought many of the benefits associated with gentrification—but few of the negatives

By Mark Dent

The Opposite of Gentrification

Jumpstart Germantown, brainchild of developer Ken Weinstein, trains local residents to be their own community developers

By Jill Harkins

CitizenCast: Good Neighbors

A Citizen and Free Library event on Monday explored the perennial urban question: How do we make communities everyone can live in?

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

The Case For a Gentrification Dividend

Sending neighbors a check whenever a nearby building goes up would send the message that everyone should benefit from growth

By Jon Geeting