Candidates Lynne Abraham, Nelson Diaz, Jim Kenney, Doug Oliver, Milton Street and Anthony Williams participated. The event addressed the key issues facing the city, including education, taxes, quality of life, economic development and more.
Philadelphia Daily News Editorial Page Editor Sandra Shea and WHYY Senior Reporter Dave Davies moderated, following opening remarks from David Boardman, dean of the School of Media and Communication at Temple.
Partners include Philly.com, The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News, WHYY/Newsworks, The Committee of Seventy, Technically Philly, WURD Radio, Young Involved Philadelphia, the Chinese Metro Weekly and others.
Temple students from the School of Media and Communication have been contributing multimedia reporting to the project in coordination with coursework in a combination of graduate and undergraduate classes. Among the classes involved with the projects is the award-winning capstone course, Philadelphia Neighborhoods.