Citizen of the Week: Caravan of Hope

PhillyGayLawyer Angela Giampolo plans to take her legal services to LGBTQ people where they need it most—small town America

By Amanda Lien

Texas Collaborative Calls for Response to Mental Health Crises

In today's Solution of the Day, a collaborative offers a solution that would divert people with mental illnesses from receiving prison sentences by helping them seek treatment

By Amanda Lien

Citizen of the Week: InKind Baking Project

Center City’s Molly Lester says you don’t have to march to be civically engaged. You can bake

By Amanda Lien

Community Organization Leads to Power

In today's Solution of the Day, an activist and author teaches communities how to organize for political power.

By Amanda Lien

The Citizen Updates: The Monkey & The Elephant

Cafe owner Lisa Miccolis is nominated for a Mayor’s Philly Hero award for her work with young adults who’ve aged out of foster care

By Amanda Lien

Run for Local Office to Make Big Change

In today's Solution of the Day, a former protest organizer says to ditch the picket signs for real change.

By Amanda Lien

The Citizen Recommends: Sister Power

WURD CEO Sara Lomax-Reese is hosting an event to highlight an important issue: black women

By Amanda Lien

“Operation Peacemaker” Builds Trust

In today's Solution of the Day, a community leader in Richmond, California builds a relationship with gun offenders.

By Amanda Lien

A low-cost EpiPen to ward off Rising Healthcare Costs

In today's Solution of the Day, a Maine doctor devises an affordable alternative to the lifesaving drug, which has skyrocketed in price.

By Amanda Lien

Responding to Vacant Schools

In this Solution of the Week, we look to Kansas City, which involved the community in decisions about closed school buildings—with great success

By Amanda Lien