Thanksgiving 2022 Light Reads

For this week’s Present Value post, we gave thanks! Please enjoy this list of interesting reads, fun activities, and ways to support charitable causes this holiday season.

On behalf of the entire ESI team, we hope you have a happy Thanksgiving.

The latest from Present Value

SEPTA Key Advantage Update: Institutional Pass Program Expansion – Tiffany Hudson

The Future of Sustainability at Universities – Lee Huang

Smart Water Management and the Future of Cities with Dr. Allison Lassiter – Kendra Hills

Unlocking Potential Economic Benefits for Low-Income EV Consumers – Kendra Hills and Frank Robinson

Adaptive Reuse – Moving Forward in a Post-Pandemic World – Peter A. Angelides

Recently Completed Projects

Catalyst for Change: The Future of Cities

The State of Cell and Gene Therapy in the Greater Philadelphia Region

Financing Green Infrastructure: Lessons from the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Thanksgiving Reading List

The Movement to Keep Buildings from Making You Sick

The Productive Power of Urban ‘Activity Centers’

How New York Suburbs are Tackling the Housing Crisis

Comcast Looks to its Technology Center in Philadelphia to Power its Future

Main Line College’s New President Looks to Grow Enrollment 25%, Add New Programs

Food Rescue Organizations Mount a Simultaneous, People-powered Assault on Two Persistent Problems

Ways to Celebrate

Activities, Shopping, and Dining

Check out this list of 29 things to do in Philly during Thanksgiving week, courtesy of Visit Philadelphia

Find a new favorite restaurant with this list of 40 new and soon-to-open restaurants the Inquirer has assembled

Discover your new favorite retailer this Small Business Saturday

Charitable Causes

Consider joining the Giving Tuesday movement or become a Kiva lender and support a worthy cause you are passionate about

Make an in-kind donation to Bethesda Project, People’s Emergency Center, Why Not Prosper, or the Philadelphia Foundation

Volunteer your time with Philly House, Mighty Writers, or Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)

Support the Veterans Multi-Service Center, or Esperanza, Project HOME, or Prevention Point

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