The Citizen Recommends: QUEST
The North Philly-based documentary airing tonight on PBS marks the beginning of a conversation about inner-city trauma, race, class and politics.
Educating While Black
The co-founder of The Fellowship for Black Male Educators on how—and why—he became a teacher
The Power of Coaching
Women’s Way is bringing an innovative Delaware financial literacy model here to give economic tools to the poorest—and potentially most powerful—population in the city: Women
Citizen of the Week: Scott Blunk
The volunteer at W.B. Saul High School’s on-campus farm is taking what was once seen as troublesome and expensive animal waste and transforming it from poo to profit
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!
Havana on the Schuylkill
Philadelphia continues to export brain power. Can the Amazon bid prompt a new way of thinking to keep it here?
Idea We Should Steal: Buying Better Food
The LA-based Center for Good Food Purchasing helps districts and governments lead the way in buying healthy food. Can we get Philly schools on board?
Guest Commentary: Absent teachers hurt students—and taxpayers
A school reform advocate breaks down what happens when teachers miss school. Hint: It costs everyone