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Cross Like A Boss, Ezana Ceman, Madeleine Scuderi, Brandi Davis, Syming Cottrell, Aryna Lysak Sep 2018

Cross Like A Boss, Ezana Ceman, Madeleine Scuderi, Brandi Davis, Syming Cottrell, Aryna Lysak

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"Cross Like a Boss" is an innovative solution to addressing pedestrian safety in South Philadelphia through policy changes. Included in the campaign is an RFID chip scanner card located at every major pedestrian crash hotspot which (1) allows users such as older adults, persons with disabilities, and children to have longer time crossing the street and (2) turn on audio options saying the word "Walk" in different languages corresponding to the major demographics of South Philadelphia. In addition, our new crosswalk policies involve a button for LED flashing lights along the crosswalk which alerts drivers in advance that there is ...


Neighborhood Socials In South Philadelphia, Cambria Graham, Khadijah Pearson, Tytisha Harris Sep 2018

Neighborhood Socials In South Philadelphia, Cambria Graham, Khadijah Pearson, Tytisha Harris

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Our project focuses on the lack of community in the South Philadelphia area and the high crime rates that are a result of this. We propose a monthly social event to be hosted at the parks and rec centers that are being revitalized by the state. We will start a sponsorship with Amazon who now owns Whole Foods as well as Aldi’s to promote healthy eating as well as provide food for the events.

Nexus Maximus V

The 2018 Challenge: "Improving Lives Through Healthy Communities" Teams will evaluate and seek innovation that supports the health and well-being of specific ...


Champ: Choosing Healthy Active Moving Play, Melanie Goldstein, Mica Lai, Omri Faroul, Valerie Leonard, Caroline Mccarthy, Suki Ghumman Sep 2018

Champ: Choosing Healthy Active Moving Play, Melanie Goldstein, Mica Lai, Omri Faroul, Valerie Leonard, Caroline Mccarthy, Suki Ghumman

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CHAMP is an afterschool program to get kids to become more active and healthy. The money raised will be used to fix the playground and make the area safer for children to play.

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The 2018 Challenge: "Improving Lives Through Healthy Communities" Teams will evaluate and seek innovation that supports the health and well-being of specific local community populations. The team’s project work will be supplemented with workshops on innovation, entrepreneurship, and content relevant to the theme, delivered by experts throughout the weekend.

Teams will also explore opportunities to leverage that data in meaningful ways that benefit ...


Estuary: Mobile Support Service, D'Vine Savage, Kerwin Dasque, Laina Posner, Nhan Dung, Lily Postus, Arynn Pratt, Ayana Curtis Sep 2018

Estuary: Mobile Support Service, D'Vine Savage, Kerwin Dasque, Laina Posner, Nhan Dung, Lily Postus, Arynn Pratt, Ayana Curtis

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Estuary: Mobile Support Service is a company that provides the Kensington community with the essentials to maintain and sustain overall health. We provide clean needles, food, water, clothing, and information/resources to help individuals with addiction, unemployment, housing etc. Our vision is to collaborate with several organizations within the Philadelphia area, such as Philabundance, and medical centers to provide the community with the best care.

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The 2018 Challenge: "Improving Lives Through Healthy Communities" Teams will evaluate and seek innovation that supports the health and well-being of specific local community populations. The team’s project work will be ...


Solar Stove, Julia Strange (Interior Design), Alaina Mcihenney (Physicians Assistant), Zachary Quain (Industrial Design), Adam Beauchner (Industrial Design), Irene Ghattas (Occupational Therapy) Sep 2017

Solar Stove, Julia Strange (Interior Design), Alaina Mcihenney (Physicians Assistant), Zachary Quain (Industrial Design), Adam Beauchner (Industrial Design), Irene Ghattas (Occupational Therapy)

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PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD WINNER!

We designed a solar powered hot plate that also functions as a light source. This allows refugees to cook food without burning wood or using toxic fuels and provides a portable light source.

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The Challenge: Innovation for Refugees and Displaced Populations

One of the great challenges of our time is how to help refugees and displaced populations, and how to prevent the causes in the first place. Every minute, 24 people around the world are forced to flee their homes. That’s 34,000 people a day who leave everything behind in ...