The Citizen Recommends: Mission Story Slam

Calling all nonprofit and do-good business leaders: Share your successes, your failures, your hilarious mishaps—and maybe win some money

By Jamie Bogert

The Citizen Recommends: Flash Focus on Privacy and the Internet

An event at the Rosenbach with The Citizen’s Larry Platt asks a question of our time: How can we live in the age of Facebook?

By Jamie Bogert

Do Something: Dance your (socially conscious) heart out

This week, sip on sazeracs, groove for social causes and more good fun around town

By Jamie Bogert

The Citizen Recommends: 2018 Solas Awards

The Welcoming Center’s annual fundraiser will honor businessman Stephen Tang and other immigrants who are helping to build a better Philadelphia

By Jamie Bogert

Citizen Recommends: Civic Engagement Launchpad 2018

Code for Philly launches a month of civic hacking to fix democracy in Philadelphia

By Jamie Bogert

The Citizen Recommends: Philadelphia The Great Experiment

The latest from Sam Katz’s History Making Productions looks at the golden age of Wanamaker —when civic leaders didn’t wait for permission

By Jamie Bogert

Give Us Our Crowns

High schoolers from around the city answered the call for solutions to Philly’s problems. One team takes their project—to halt the schools to prison pipeline—to Aspen

By Jamie Bogert

Citizens of the Week: Student Gun Reform Activists

Thousands of high schoolers from around the region will walk out of school Wednesday to protest inaction on gun control. And we should thank them

By Jamie Bogert