Do Something: Join Our Disruptors

This week, do yoga to support homeless puppies, pitch your best ideas to Philadelphia's disruptors, support a South Philly co-op, celebrate Jazz, and more!

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes

The Citizen Recommends: Smith Playground Ribbon Cutting

Join former Eagle Connor Barwin as he unveils the $3.2 million renovations to the South Philly park his foundation refurbished

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Saving Dad

In an emotional personal memoir, a former city official and gun violence survivor explores the collateral impact of gun violence in our communities

By Rich Negrin

Get to Work

The jobs are in the suburbs, but many Philadelphians have no way to get there. The Philadelphia Unemployment Project has the answer: Car pooling

By Jane M. Von Bergen

Let’s Win This One

BROKE in Philly launches today with 19 media outlets committed to shedding light and finding solutions to the city’s biggest scourge: Poverty

By Jean Friedman-Rudovsky

The Citizen Recommends: Philadelphia The Great Experiment

The latest from Sam Katz’s History Making Productions looks at the golden age of Wanamaker —when civic leaders didn’t wait for permission

By Jamie Bogert

The Citizen Recommends: Total Impact Conference

ImpactPHL’s latest event wants to help investors do good with their money

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Now Comes The Hard Part

By appointing his first school board, Mayor Kenney has taken responsibility for schools. How can we know if he’s succeeded?

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Las Voces de María/The Voices of María: The Burdoy Luis Family

In the last of a series on Puerto Rican hurricane evacuees, a family missing home finds a new family in Philly

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes

The Citizen Recommends: Civic Engagement Academy

Want to help make Philadelphia better? The City wants to show you how

By Patrick Bilow