Events

The number of incarcerated women in the U.S. increased by more than 700 percent over the last two decades. Eighty percent of those women are mothers, and most are their children’s primary caretakers. Since 2006 Maternity Care Coalition has worked...
Hopeworks provides a positive, healing atmosphere that propels young people to build strong futures and break the cycle of violence and poverty in Camden, New Jersey. With a focus on education, technology, and entrepreneurship, helping young people heal from trauma...
B. Franklin once said that the best thing to give a child is a good example. Tour the interactive exhibit and meet high school students mentored by local and global leaders in social impact and entrepreneurship who are learning by...
More than 200 years after the bicycle was invented, the basic design structure is largely unchanged, yet the function has undergone significant transformation – from recreation to competitions, commuter transit, delivery services, and greater community engagement. Join the conversation about...
October 16, 2019
As one of Philadelphia’s first federally funded housing projects, Richard Allen Homes was an innovative solution of its time intended to help communities rebuild after the Great Depression. Learn how the legacy continues through Richard Allen New Generation (RANG), a...
The #MeToo movement has rocked some of the most powerful men (and some women) in everything from entertainment and politics, to sports, education and the workplace. What has changed to make us safer? The movement has moved the culture beneath...
It’s a challenge: improve a neighborhood to attract new businesses and residents without displacing the existing ones. Community leaders take a hard look at the fine line between renewal and extinction and new ways to keep communities intact during every...
How do products, devices, and environments affect our wellbeing? What is the human side of visiting a hospital—or working in one? What do museums and health care facilities have in common? Writer, curator, and graphic designer Ellen Lupton finds answers...
Despite continuous efforts to narrow the gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), major inequalities still persist in these fields. In higher education, only 35% of all students enrolled in STEM-related fields are female. Today, only 28% of...
October 17, 2019
53% of white women voted for President Trump. White women are scared sh*&less to be called out by a Black woman. They’ve been taught that talking about race is unseemly. So they never do. And yet, their silence is the...