Code for Cancer
In a rebuke to the closed world of scientific research, a group of volunteer coders helped a Penn lab take on cancer
“Stop the Bleeding”
At the school district’s newest high school, students will also get an associates degree. Will that ensure they succeed in college?
The Citizen Recommends: Indigenous Peoples Day
Monday we celebrate the fairy tale that is Columbus. Saturday, let’s celebrate our real origins
Tech for Philly
Startup guru Bob Moul has turned his attention to pushing computer science education in Philly schools. Is he the evangelist we need?
Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century
History Making Production’s biopic tells the story of a Philly legend, whose statue was unveiled this morning
The Citizen Recommends: Germination Project Gala
Next week inaugurates the third year of the teen mentoring program. Meanwhile, its first class heads to college
Do Something: Love, Fred Hampton-style
A play about Civil Rights martyr Fred Hampton, a chance to learn about voting and who to vote for, adopt a new pet and other phenomenal ways to be a good citizen this week.
24 Ways To Help Philly Schools
Make this the year you do your part. Because better schools are better for all of us
Meet the Disruptor: NeedsList
The Philly-based tech startup crowdfunds humanitarian aid for the 25 million refugees worldwide. It is a game-changer in how we all can be part of the solution
What we’re talking about when we talk about South Philly parking wars