Weekend Read: “Less Than Invisible”
In a partnership with journalist/teacher Buzz Bissinger, a student writer spends the day with a homeless couple living on the fringes of our city
Lessons From The High Line
Philly’s ambitious Rail Park project breaks ground in the spring. Can we learn from New York’s experience and use it to help build affordable housing?
Do Something: Dance for Puerto Rico
This week, jam out to an all-female ensemble to help Puerto Rico, learn about veganism as a tool for social justice, discuss radical Black feminism, and more!
Philly’s Middle Class Housing Problem
Why is the city so complacent about affordable homes for its middle income residents?
Can Jobs Solve Philly’s Housing Problem?
Yes, the rent is too damn high, but it's because the pay is too damn low
The Citizen Updates: Citizen of the Week Sara Gatti
Last winter, the Fairmount resident recruited friends to knit for the needy. This year, she’s at it again—and looking for even more volunteers
Do Something: Practice Pre-Turkey Yoga For Good
Stand up against sexual assault, donate goods for those in need, and try a warrior pose to be a warrior against dangerous pipelines. And, have a Happy Thanksgiving!
Is Tax Reform an Attack on Cities?
If the Republican tax plan becomes law, it could mean the end to urban development as we know it
The Citizen Recommends: Urban Innovation in the Age of Trump
The inaugural Drexel Dialogues will introduce three problem-solving visionaries working to make their communities better
The Case For a Gentrification Dividend
Sending neighbors a check whenever a nearby building goes up would send the message that everyone should benefit from growth