Video: The University and the City

Our Citizen Speaks event brought five city university presidents together for the first time. Here's a recap in a quick 4-minute-plus video.

Remembering Bill Coleman

The civil rights icon who worked on Brown v. Board of Education “led a life you would dream about.” He died last month.

By Ajay Raju

Toke One Up … For the Kids

As Saturday night’s raid in Frankford makes plain, marijuana is still illegal in Pennsylvania. Here’s why it shouldn’t be

By Quinn O'Callaghan

Citizen Speaks: The University and The City

Our sold-out Citizen Speaks event brought five city university presidents together for the first time. Hopefully it's not the last

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

The Citizen Updates: The Big Sandbox

A Philly-born landscape architect who spent 25 years fixing up Denver school yards is starting a movement in her hometown

By Rachel Bakich

Failing Black Boys

Last week, we wrote about #blackdegreesmatter. A public school principal weighs in by calling on schools to do more

By Hilderbrand Pelzer III

Black Degrees Matter

A campaign led by Boys’ Latin is forcing the city to face a painful truth

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Science While Black

Philly-based iPraxis is working to introduce local kids of color to science. It’s not just about jobs—it’s about changing society

By Quinn O'Callaghan

Students To The Rescue

Students from 20 Philly high schools tackle food insecurity, food waste and school violence through the Aspen Challenge.

By Gillian McGoldrick
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EVENT:

Citizen Speaks: The University and The City

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017
Panel: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Reception: 7:30pm - 8:30pm

at The Barnes Foundation

Featuring the Presidents of CCP, Drexel, Temple, Jefferson, and Penn