Help Make Pennsylvania Safer for Cyclists and Pedestrians

Pennsylvania Walks and Bikes needs your help making Pennsylvania a safer place for cyclists and pedestrians. Early next week, the Pennsylvania House is going to vote on a transportation bill.

Recapping Our Month of Collecting School Supplies for Cradles to Crayons!

Thanks to our numerous community partners and fellow advocates, we collected so many school supplies for Cradles to Crayons that it took us two days to sort it all!

Search for the Great American Museum Advocate

The American Alliance of Museums is looking for the Great American Museum Advocate!

The 2013 Arts and Education Symposium

Join arts educators and advocates for the Third Annual Arts and Education Symposium in Harrisburg, PA, on Wednesday, October 30th.

Education in Transition: Dr. Hite to Address Cultural Sector at Annual Member Meeting

Dr. William R. Hite, Jr., the superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia, will address the arts and cultural community at our Annual Member Meeting and Reception on Monday, September 30, 2013, at the Independence Seaport Museum.  

Donate School Supplies to Help Get Philadelphia Children Ready for School

Throughout September GroundSwell and Cradles to Crayons are partnering on a school supply donation drive to help local students get ready for the new school year.

Recapping our month of collecting memories with SBYF and AHHAH!

Throughout August, GroundSwell, The Spaces Between Your Fingers Project (SBYF) and Arts Holding Hands and Hearts (AHHAH) asked people around Greater Philly to send us postcards recording their favorite memories of summer in our region. We wanted to raise awareness about Alzheimer's while also bringing people together across generations and neighborhoods to capture what it was like to live in Greater Philadelphia up to 2013.


The Future of Music Coalition, the Artists’ Health Insurance Resource Center and Fractured Atlas are conducting a survey of US-based artists about their access to health insurance.

Memory Project Unites Philadelphians, Young and Old, in Battle Against Alzheimer’s

Throughout the month of August, Philadelphians are documenting and archiving summer memories as part of the symbolic battle against Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

Opening Day of Phila. Schools Uncertain

On August 8, School District of Philadelphia Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. called a press conference to warn that schools will be unable to open on time without assurances of an additional $50 million from the city.