Citizen of the Week: Addiction Warrior Reenie Dugan

The Fishtown native, a former addict herself, is organizing a 5K on Saturday to raise awareness of the city’s opioid addiction epidemic

By Josh Middleton

Citizen of the Week: Anti-Gun Violence Champion Will Little

The South Philly barber, formerly in prison for homicide, spent the month of August giving away gun locks with his haircuts

By Josh Middleton

Citizen of the Week: Cat Savior Kathy Jordan

The financial adviser discovered her love for cats in Philadelphia. Now she's opened the city's first-ever cat cafe to help strays find forever homes.

By Sabina Louise Pierce

Citizen of the Week: Meg Ferrigno

The West Philly resident turned a violent confrontation with police into a haven for peace and compassion

By Emma Eisenberg

Citizen of the Week: Natalie Breuel

A Penn student—and gun user—fights for an end to gun violence

By Gillian McGoldrick

Citizen of the Week: Vision DiVirgilio

His Philadelphia Youth Poetry Movement helps city kids find their voice—and wins international spoken word slams

By Emma Eisenberg

Citizen of The Week: The George Costanza of Philly Politics

Jared Solomon is governing by fighting crime and helming community revitalization projects in Northeast Philly’s 202nd state legislative district. Now all he has to do is get elected

By Larry Platt

Citizen of the Week: Lisa Miccolis

Why a coffee shop owner is hiring and mentoring those who have aged out of the foster care system.

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Citizens Of The Week: The Philadelphia Crosstown Coalition

A consortium of civic groups, school associations and community activists are leading the way towards taking back schools, one building at a time

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Citizen of the Week: Victor Atkins

Each week, painter Victor Atkins turns his street into a blank canvas by picking up trash. He’s hoping his neighbors will join in soon.

By Rosella LeFevre