Bringing back the ‘Jay Driver’
A look back at the contested history of the city street on the eve of Philly Free Streets Day
Problem Solving Must-Reads: Using ‘Reminiscence Therapy’ to Help Alzheimer’s Patients
Plus: Turning plastic bags into sleeping mats for the homeless, and new ways to make solar panels accessible for all
When Doing Everything Is Not Enough
Two recent Philly tragedies beg the question: Are we treating separation violence like the epidemic it is?
Week 2: Connor Barwin’s Civic Season 2016
This week, the all-pro Eagle and citizen activist measures how our civic health stacks up against Chicago
The Citizen Recommends: The Public Classroom
A Penn Museum series, open to the public, explores race through the lens of science
The Citizen Recommends: Lessons in Empathy
PeacePraxis founder Christa Tinari offers tips in raising empathetic children at a Peace Day event in Chestnut Hill Thursday
The Day After
After election day, what kind of country are we going to be?
Do Something: Gather For Peace Day
Take part in Peace Day Philly events all week long. Plus: Support theater without borders, run for shelter dogs and more ways to be an awesome citizen this week.
The National Anthem Conundrum
An evening out with Charles Barkley sparks some ruminations on an absurd American ritual