Refugees from Bhutan and Nepal are reuniting with their farmer roots in South Philly. It’s not just nostalgia for their agrarian past; it’s also a path to jobs
Do Something: Drink for the Dogs
Join the fight to end food insecurity in Philadelphia. Plus, sit in on an LGBTQ forum, toast pooches and female entrepreneurs and more ways to be an awesome citizen this week
What Change Feels Like
Watch out, establishment—something is in the air. Now let’s make sure our new faces also think anew
The Citizen Recommends: Leah Buechley
As part of a Drexel series on rethinking learning, the former MIT educational technologist grapples with the inequities her work can bring to education
REALITY CHECK: Really? Turnout was good?
In the first of a regular column, a WURD host calls Tuesday’s turnout a flat #resist re-mix—not a success
Building a Better (Mom)Pop
A local popsicle maker is about to explode nationally thanks to their do-gooder mission: Bringing affordable, allergen-free desserts to kids everywhere
The Citizen Recommends: Finding Tomorrow’s American Dream
East Mount Airy is on the verge of either falling into poverty or thriving. Next City is exploring why–and seeking solutions from residents.
The Winner Is …
We gave away $5,000 to one random voter yesterday. Amber Kipp won for being a good citizen.
Social Impact Shark Tank
Penn students and recent grads vie for a social impact prize in a non-profit contest aimed at fixing what ails Philly