Events

October 16, 2019
As president and chief executive officer of the Committee of Seventy, David Thornburgh is an advocate for effective, ethical government and fair, clean elections. Join this nationally recognized “civic entrepreneur” and a special Philadelphia guest, for a discussion about the...
October 16, 2019
Health and well-being are tightly connected to the quality of our living environments. Even while the city struggles with growing environmental and health crises, innovations that drive meaningful progress can be shockingly simple and accessible. Cleaning up a vacant lot,...
Black and Latina women bear a disproportionate burden of maternal morbidity and mortality nationwide and face systemic barriers to access workforce opportunities that could catalyze shifts in their health and economic trajectories. Grounded in reproductive and racial justice frameworks, Maternity...
GIANT Heirloom Market is a new store concept, a new format, and a new brand – the result of over a year of intense local focus group sessions, market research, and format exploration. The first GIANT Heirloom Market opened on...
October 16, 2019
E-bikes, flying cars and Hyperloop are among the latest and greatest transportation technologies poised to transform how we get from Point A to Point B. What has been done related to these cutting-edge technologies? What has been deployed, and what...
Diversity and Inclusion have been big buzz words this year. But what are organizations doing to ensure D&I efforts are improving the workplace, and supporting leadership, retention and culture? Hear how communications leaders are addressing these issues.
Putting the students of Philadelphia on the best path for future success starts with the basics: what we teach and how we teach. Learn how initiatives to bring coding, entrepreneurship, financial literacy and work co-op programs to the Philadelphia School...
Building a legacy of leadership requires preparing the next generation to not just follow in the footsteps, but to make a new path. Learn about new ways to mentor, foster, and encourage the next generation of African American Leaders in...
October 17, 2019
More than 30 years ago, a local artist looked at the graffiti splattered across Philadelphia’s buildings and saw an opportunity. Today Philadelphia Mural Arts is the nation’s largest public art program with more than 3,000 murals adorning the city. Join...
Sit down with the innovators behind the biggest festivals in Philadelphia to hear why this city has so much to celebrate.