Do Something: Run in Your Undies

The 2017 Cupid's Undie Run returns to benefit the Children's Tumor Foundation. Plus, explore the Pine Barrens, play BINGO with drag queens and more ways to be an awesome citizen this week

By Josh Middleton

The Citizen Recommends: Sodas With The Citizen and Connor Barwin

South Philly restaurateurs are matching soda tax revenue to donate to their local school. Join us in celebrating them

By Gillian McGoldrick
Feb

08

EVENT:

Sodas with The Citizen and Connor Barwin

Wednesday, Feb 08, 2017
5pm - 7pm

at The Cambridge

Join The Citizen and Eagles linebacker/Make The World Better Foundation Founder Connor Barwin at a Happy Hour to benefit Jackson Elementary

Nov

19

EVENT:

Meet the Disruptors Happy Hour

Saturday, Nov 19, 2016
5:00pm - 7:30pm

at Industrious Philadelphia

Part of Young Involved Philadelphia's State of Young Philly

Nov

18

EVENT:

Citizen Mouth Off 2016: Solutions to Poverty

Friday, Nov 18, 2016
6:00pm - 8:00pm

at Philadelphia Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC)

Join local civic leaders across a wide range of fields to discuss ways to address Philadelphia's poverty crisis

Nov

08

EVENT:

2016 Election Returns Watch Party

Tuesday, Nov 08, 2016
8:00pm - 11:00pm (or however long it takes)

at City Diner

Come watch the returns come in for the most important election ever

Nov

11

EVENT:

Election Hangover Party

Friday, Nov 11, 2016
8:00pm

at Ruba Club

Presented by Get Lucid! and The Philadelphia Citizen

Gamechangers in Chief

Three young mayors, on stage at a Citizen event last month, made clear why innovation in city government is no longer a thing to scoff at. It’s real.

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

It Pays To Vote

The Citizen's 2015 Philadelphia Municipal Election Voting Lottery will pay one random voter $10,000. Yes, we are that desperate

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Let’s Get Ready To Rumble

The story behind our No-Holds-Barred City Council Minority Seat Debate on October 27

By Larry Platt