Citizen Teen

Saturday, Apr 18, 2020

at The HIVE (4th floor of the Graham Building)

Six world-famous young thought leaders talk climate, social justice, gun control and more




The Way Forward?

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020

at Fiter Club Ballroom

Join a discussion between Democrat Lt. Governor John Fetterman and Republican Jeff Bartos

The Citizen Recommends: Way Past Mad

With her latest children’s book, local author and film producer Hallee Adelman offers a lesson we can all use: It’s okay to let it all out

By Jessica Press

The Citizen Recommends: The Grain Train

Grains of all varieties are finally having their “hay” day—and for good reason. Chefs and farmers at Sunday’s event will demonstrate their value, to health, the planet and, most of all, taste

By Jessica Press

Ideas We Should Steal: HBCU Week

At the Wilmington event, hundreds of students get on-the-spot admissions and scholarships to attend historically black colleges. Philly’s high schoolers could use the same chance

By Katherine Rapin

Ideas We Should Steal: Redistributing Medication

Thirty-eight states—but not Pennsylvania—operate programs that recycle surplus prescription drugs, eliminating waste and providing them to residents who couldn’t otherwise afford them

By Brianna Baker

Live a Greener Life

We lay out 16-plus ways to live a more eco-friendly life in Philadelphia—from how to get and plant free trees to tips on composting and recycling

By Josh Middleton

The Citizen Recommends: They Carried Us

A riveting new tome by two local educator/activists chronicles the lives of 95 African-American female trailblazers and their impact in Philly

By Jessica Press