Three Quick Wins for Cherelle Parker
Here’s how our new mayor can make friends with her constituents right quick
Memo to Madam Mayor: First, Kill All the Pilots
Philadelphia government is in love with pilot programs. With a $6.2 billion budget, how about making the tough decisions to deploy what works citywide?
Memo to Madam Mayor: Clean Up Philly
“Ya Fav” Trashman urges Mayor-elect Cherelle Parker to do something unprecedented when she takes office in January: Seriously take on litter
Memo to Madam Mayor: Collaboration is Key To Philly’s Future
The heads of the Chamber and United Way urge Mayor-elect Parker to share responsibility for Philly’s growth with business, philanthropic and public leaders
Memo To Madam Mayor: More Out-of-School Programs for Philly Kids
Greater Philadelphia Extracurricular Collaborative suggests Philadelphia’s next leader look to successful OST programs in Los Angeles and Boston — and engage a qualified local partner to build a legacy of caring for our students
Memo To Madam Mayor: Clean and Green. For Real.
In the next in a series of policy recommendations for presumptive Mayor-elect Cherelle Parker, a local environmental activist makes a plea for the planet — and Philadelphians who live on it
Memo to Madam Mayor: Strengthen Bonds Among Museums
In the next in a series of political and policy advice to presumptive Mayor-elect Cherelle Parker, the National Liberty Museum CEO calls for deeper investment in the city’s cultural institutions — a driver of democracy for all Philadelphians
Memo to Madam Mayor: Forgive Medical Debt, Grow the Economy
Washington, D.C. and Pittsburgh are doing it. You want to create a pathway to the middle class? Forget student loans. Medical debt is where it’s at