Development for Good: Kensington Neighborhood Trust

An innovative model for community-business development provides opportunity for current and new residents to thrive in a Philadelphia neighborhood experiencing both investment and crisis

By Christina Griffith

Citizen of the Week: Rosalind Pichardo

The founder of Operation Save Our City also works in Temple's ER as a trauma victims' advocate, and has administered Narcan to 900 people in Kensington ...

By Christina Griffith

Guest Commentary: The Last Lifeline of a Hurting Neighborhood

A young Kensington resident implores: It’s time for McPherson Square Library to get more city funding

By Daisie Cardona

Everything You Need to Know About Safe Injection Sites

What we know and don’t know about the city’s controversial idea

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

What Mattered In 2021

2021 was another year of tragedy and hardship—and also hope and resilience. In other words: It was Philly.

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Kensington’s Recovery Plan

At the epicenter of the region’s opioid and homelessness crisis, the River Wards have been all but abandoned by city leaders. But does the City already have a solution to the problem?

By Malcolm Burnley

Helping Kensington Thrive

A collaboration between several local organizations has distributed more than $15 million in affordable loans to the Latinx community in North Philly—and it’s just getting started.

By Courtney DuChene

Rallying for the Neighborhood

New Kensington Community Development Corporation has stepped in where government has failed, to help neighborhood businesses survive the pandemic. Could this be a model for other communities?

By Courtney DuChene