Lauren Holland is co-founder of Civic Suds. This project builds from her experience as the marketing and creative strategist at The Laundry Café, a Philadelphia-based laundromat concept that uses out-of-the-box approaches to address community issues like accessibility to health, educational, and digital resources. Previously, Lauren worked for the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Commerce, supporting regional businesses and City initiatives. She is a proud graduate of Temple University, with a dual degree in International Business and Marketing.

Venture: Civic Suds is part laundromat, part community center that equips customers with access to books, computers, and educational programming that provides actionable information and valuable skills.