With the Jeremy Nowak Urban Innovation Award, The Citizen, in partnership with Spring Point Partners, will give out $50,000 to bring one urban solution from our Ideas We Should Steal Festival to Philadelphia.
And you can help us choose it.
Here’s how it works:
Go here to watch videos of solutions presented at the Festival.
See, below, the ideas presented at the Festival.
Score each idea. (You’ll see the average score for each idea pop up when you vote.)
Stay tuned for an announcement about the top three scorers, along with a Request for Proposal to bring one here.
Apply for the grant, if so inclined.
Bring participatory budgeting to Philadelphia so residents can help shape their communities.
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Fight income inequality by supporting entrepreneurs of color
Oakland cut its homicide rate in half by using a version of programs Philly abandoned in 2015
Help city workers provide better customer service to all of us
New York City lifted 140,000 people out of poverty. Let’s do that here
Taylor Paul’s RVA League for Safer Streets cut homicide in Richmond, Virginia—and has kept young adults out of jail