News & Publications

DRWC Pledges to Spend About $1 Million Annually With Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses

August 4, 2011

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation aims to purchase about $1.05 million worth of goods and services from minority and women-owned businesses this fiscal year.

DRWC set that goal and other related objectives when it adopted a new equal opportunity program at its last meeting.

Kellie Patrick Gates

UAC To Host Information Session For Employers on Philadelphia Home•Buy•NowProgram

July 25, 2011

Philadelphia Home•Buy•Now is an excellent tool for employers to recruit top talent and for the city to create more stable, flourishing neighborhoods,” Mayor Nutter.

The Urban Affairs Coalition is hosting an information session for Philadelphia employers to learn more about the City’s recently re-launched Philadelphia Home•Buy•Now program.

Working to Narrow Philadelphia's Digital Divide

May 17, 2011

When it was announced to the world that U.S. forces had killed Public Enemy No. 1, Osama bin Laden, I got the news as a text message on my BlackBerry from a friend who'd received an alert from his online news service.

By the time President Obama officially addressed the nation, the news was old - 60 minutes had elapsed since the bulletin first hit my hip.

In the 24/7 news cycle around which our world revolves, being connected to the right information at the right time has become a matter of vital importance.

David W. Brown
Philadelphia Inquirer