Citizen of the Week: George Boyd

The Plymouth Meeting retiree read about the plight of a Puerto Rican hurricane evacuee family. Then he stepped up to help

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes

CitizenCast—Citizen Speaks: Business for Good

On Wednesday, an audience of entrepreneurs, innovators and go getters joined a panel of experts to talk about how doing well and doing good go hand in hand. Listen to the conversation

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes

Do Something: Strike a Pose for Seniors

This week, do your best tree pose for the elderly, check out intergenerational art work, play Cornhole for cancer patients, get yourself a rain barrel, and more!

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes

Beyond the Books

Fairhill’s Lillian Marrero library branch brings the poorest Philadelphians services that expand the definition of literacy far beyond the stacks. It’s a model for the future of libraries

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes

The Citizen Recommends: Philadelphia Mini Maker Faire

This Sunday, join Philly's creatives for a day celebrating the ideas and innovations that keep the city moving forward at the Philadelphia Mini Maker Faire

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes

Do Something: Tidy Up Your Park

This week, celebrate the rich roots of spoken word, clean up your local park, learn about Brazilian activist Marielle Franco, and more!

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes

Do Something: Join Our Disruptors

This week, do yoga to support homeless puppies, pitch your best ideas to Philadelphia's disruptors, support a South Philly co-op, celebrate Jazz, and more!

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes

Las Voces de María/The Voices of María: The Burdoy Luis Family

In the last of a series on Puerto Rican hurricane evacuees, a family missing home finds a new family in Philly

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes