Topic: Ideas We Should Steal
Ideas We Should Steal: Youth Restorative Justice For All Students
The School District’s diversion program for low-level offenders is a national model that has kept kids in school and out of jail. Could a version of San Francisco’s Make it Right program reach even more youth?
Ideas We Should Steal: An Everything Transportation App
It is unnecessarily hard to figure out the best public transit route to get around the Philly area — one reason people default to driving. Can we take a lesson from Berlin?
Ideas Mayoral Candidates Should Steal
Many of those running for mayor call themselves change agents. But 13 weeks from Election Day, where are the innovative plans that could alter the direction of the city?
Ideas We Should Steal: A History in Two Monuments
Now that South Philly’s Columbus Statue has been unboxed, can we find a healthier way to grapple with our monument issues, as they’ve done in Franklin, Tennessee?
Ideas We Should Steal Revisited: Giving Locally
Philadelphia is among the least charitable regions in the country. Could a local version of Giving Tuesday, like they have in Austin, be the answer?
Ideas We Should Steal Revisited: How to Embrace (Another Virusy) Winter
Eight years ago, Edmonton, Canada, started a citywide effort to celebrate its intense cold, rather than hide from it. Would doing the same here lessen social isolation, help spur local democracy and make this third Covid winter more bearable?
Ideas We Should Steal 2022 Recap: What We Learned at the Ideas We Should Steal Festival
Our 5th annual festival last week featured luminaries in the arts, politics, media and justice. Here, some solutions we should adopt
The Citizen Recommends: 5th annual Ideas We Should Steal Festival
Join us December 14 and 15 to share solutions for creating a more prosperous, equitable and thriving Philadelphia.