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North Broad Releases 2017 State of North Broad Report

2018-04-04T16:36:37+00:00April 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

View Full Article: http://www.philasun.com/local/north-broad-renaissance-release-2017-state-north-broad-report-2/ The North Broad Renaissance (NBR), in partnership with Econsult Solutions, released the 2017 State of North Broad report, during the annual State of North Broad fundraiser. “The 2017 State of North Broad report provides a detailed look at the changing landscape of North Broad Street and adjacent areas,” said Shalimar Thomas, [...]

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Report: Jobs, education increase on North Broad

2018-04-04T16:33:17+00:00April 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

View Full Article: https://temple-news.com/report-jobs-education-increase-on-north-broad/ In 2017, there was an increase in jobs, educational attainment and population along North Broad Street between City Hall and Germantown Avenue, according to a report by the community revitalization group North Broad Renaissance. North Broad Renaissance is a nonprofit community organization that incentivizes development along the North Broad corridor, coordinating [...]

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Going beyond hip with a vision for inclusive prosperity on North Broad

2018-04-04T16:30:36+00:00April 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

View Full Article: http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/02/28/going-beyond-hip-with-a-vision-for-inclusive-prosperity-on-north-broad “This is a moment to forge an inclusive path to prosperity.” No, Drexel University President John Fry was not talking about North Broad when he voiced this idea at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s recent mayoral luncheon, but we shared his sentiments just the same. Fry brought up inclusive prosperity [...]

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What a bus ride up North Broad Street showed about its potential future

2017-11-12T10:30:51+00:00September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

For its last stakeholder meeting of the fiscal year, North Broad Renaissance (NBR) wanted to do something a bit more engaging than a PowerPoint presentation on the progress being made with its five-year plan to revitalize North Broad Street’s commercial corridor. So instead, Shalimar Thomas, executive director of the city-funded nonprofit acting as a Special Service District, rented a bus [...]

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NBR finishes a Summer of youth development

2017-09-12T16:28:14+00:00September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

On August 25, the North Broad Renaissance Fellows finished the NBR Fellowship Program, which aimed to combine a student’s community engagement with their academic and career goals. NBR Fellows were committed to working in a sustained, intentional, and intensive way that works to address issues in one of our four focus areas: Clean and Safe [...]

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For Shalimar Thomas, economic development and community betterment for North Broad are one in the same

2017-09-12T16:26:21+00:00September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Shalimar Thomas credits a lot of where she is now to the people who would constantly encourage her when she was growing up in North Philly. As a teenage mom who had her first and second sons at the ages of 15 and 16 and dropped out of high school, Thomas felt how many others [...]

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This infographic details the current State of North Broad

2016-12-28T07:32:53+00:00December 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

This truly is the most wonderful time of year. For the next month or so, nonprofit funders, collaborators and reporters everywhere will spend every morning frantically checking inboxes and Twitter feeds, scrolling up and scrolling down and scrolling side to side in hopes of finding that special something from a certain you-know-who. Ahh, there’s nothing [...]

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North Broad Renaissance Celebrates the Release State of North Broad 2016 Report

2016-12-27T15:22:54+00:00December 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

First birthdays are a time of great reflection and planning, and the initial anniversary of a revival effort for North Broad Street, realized this past June, was met with the expected looking back and planning forward. North Broad Renaissance (NBR) released its report “The State of North Broad 2016” on December 15th at a presentation [...]

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The North Broad Renaissance to release its first State of North Broad Report

2017-11-12T10:30:51+00:00December 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

December 16, 2016 Category: Local Posted by: Philadelphia Sun Staff ABOVE PHOTO:  Shalimar Thomas The North Broad Renaissance (NBR) – a non-profit that’s supporting revitalization efforts along North Broad Street – is released the first ever “State of North Broad” report. The report, which was completed in partnership with E-Consult, was released during the 2016 [...]

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