Trust and Citizenship in the Trump Era
A new program by the Welcoming Center teaches new immigrants to be civically-engaged—so they can become citizens who make a difference
Refugees from Bhutan and Nepal are reuniting with their farmer roots in South Philly. It’s not just nostalgia for their agrarian past; it’s also a path to jobs
Citizen of the Week: InKind Baking Project
Center City’s Molly Lester says you don’t have to march to be civically engaged. You can bake
Just What Is A Sanctuary City?
Everything you always wanted to know about the debate no one knows anything about. A special report.
I Grew Up in the Desert
A high school principal who was a child in Iran reflects on what immigrant and refugee students need most: an education that embraces their difference
Dine 4 Democracy
Powered by The Philadelphia Citizen, the monthly dinner series in March supports immigration and refugee programs.
Do Something: Buy Refugee Textiles
A burgeoning South Philly textile co-op hosts a pop-up for Valentine's Day. Plus, attend a luncheon to benefit the Mazzoni Center, pack up books for prisoners and more ways to be a beautiful citizen this week
Meet the Disruptor: Borderwise
The startup’s legal app helps immigrants apply for their Green Cards. In response to Pres. Trump, they'll do it for just $1
Are You Talking About Me?
The trouble with Trump’s immigrant ban? According to one non-citizen permanent resident, it’s unworkable
The Citizen Recommends: Speaking Truth to Trump on Immigration
A short video by New York Times reporter Nicholas Kristof reminds the President of their shared immigrant past