Archive for January 2012
Philadelphia is an amazing city, with a fascinating history, great diversity, expansive cultural offerings, unique restaurants, passionate sports fans, and much, much more. Yet, for all this awesomeness, it’s a city that faces a fair share of problems, too …. crime, a struggling public school district, a lagging economy, and an above-average unemployment rate to name a few. Solutions often seem elusive, even impossible.
Is there another way?
What if we approached these problems as opportunities to renew and create. How can we leverage our city’s vast resources to introduce new solutions that disrupt broken systems and bring positive change?
Philly is bursting with creative activity and people who deviate from the norm to transform our city. This blog highlights unlikely innovators, members of Philly’s creative economy, and socially-minded citizens discovering new solutions to some of our most pressing issues.