The Citizen Recommends: Social Justice Symposium for Teens
The annual Free Library event, started by librarian Erin Hoopes, returns this weekend with an agenda for change
The Citizen Updates: Math Corps Philly
The summer program helps middle schoolers leap ahead in their math skills through hard work, fun and a dose of compassion
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?