How To: Become A Bouncer

How To: Become A Bouncer

In 2011, City Council enacted a law with requirements for bouncers, one that prohibits bars and other places from employing security who have not completed a training course. Security jobs are one gateway to the workforce for those who may not have completed higher levels of education. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean […]

 By Sean Carlin and Ali Watkins

City Hall: New App Aims to Connect Communities

City Hall: New App Aims to Connect Communities

The city announced last week a new mobile and web application for its PhillyRising Collaborative. PhillyRising, which is run through the Managing Director’s Office, targets high-crime areas where there are quality of life concerns and unites community members and organizations to address the issues, according to its website. The myPhillyRising application serves 16 neighborhoods in […]