Ideas We Should Steal: Children’s Cabinet
Mayors around the country are launching city-wide efforts to get all stakeholders thinking about what’s best for kids. Can it work here?
CitizenCast: Good Neighbors
A Citizen and Free Library event on Monday explored the perennial urban question: How do we make communities everyone can live in?
Champions of the Vote
A group of Fairhill residents are launching an effort to bring voters to the polls in May. Turns out, they’re the change they’ve been waiting for
Saving The Future, One Kid At A Time
An innovative Juvenile Justice Hub proposed by two Philly cops is a finalist for a Bloomberg Philanthropies grant. It’s time, they say, for smarter policing
Judy Wicks’ Not-Shark Tank
The legendary Philly restaurateur and activist has coralled her baby boomer friends to help new entrepreneurs get ahead. It’s her way of creating the city she wants to live in
Ideas We Should Steal: Extreme Risk Protection Orders
In the wake of the latest school shooting, there is a common measure on the books in four states that acts as a temporary restraining order, but for guns. Can we at least agree on that?
America Won the Super Bowl
Can last night’s win finally end Philly’s underdog story?
Everything You Need to Know About Safe Injection Sites
What we know and don’t know about the city’s controversial idea
The Citizen Recommends: Melina Uncapher
In the latest in Drexel’s ExCITe Center’s Education Innovation series, a neuroscientist explores how brain science can improve student learning
What to do about a problem like Pat Meehan
PA’s 7th District is up for grabs—but not that kind of grabbing. Can we elect a woman, please?