What would you have added if you have been there for the drafting of the Constitution? How can a document that is almost 250 years old evolve to meet modern challenges like social media and ghost guns? How does the fact that it was written exclusively by white men change our relationship to its values? These are just a few of the thorny questions addressed in Re-vision, a new podcast premiering this month.
As students came back to in-person learning, leaders in this Philadelphia suburb knew they needed something to spark a renewed passion for reading. Going strong into its second year, One Book One Norristown includes live events, book clubs, public art projects, and author visits.
A "main street think tank" is bringing people together in Northwestern Pennsylvania, providing a space for deep conversations, community engagement, and growth. The Jefferson Educational Society is also listening, expanding their reach into new towns and neighborhoods.
Three companies rose to the top during the second of three planned Big Idea Contests in the PA Wilds region. One thing they all share: A commitment to community and doing good, whether that's through a piece of handmade art, a cup of coffee, or a software program.
They certainly can, whether it's through an innovative, low-tech museum or via oral histories of recent generations. In our latest episode, we talk about how institutions in Gettysburg and Philadelphia are bringing young people into the process of preserving the past.
Set amid the rolling hills and small towns of the county of the same name, York has a thriving arts community. From muralists to musicians to storytellers, the local creatives help this historic city tell its own story. In this episode, we spoke with two passionate Yorkers working to bring people together through the arts.
For thousands of years before the arrival of European settlers, the Lenape thrived in the Delaware Valley. Centuries of abuse and displacement followed, and now a repatriation project aims to heal old wounds. In this installment, we discuss the complex process of giving the tribe’s ancestral remains and artifacts a final resting place at Pennsbury Manor.