Guest Commentary: More High School Internships, Please

Two charter school educators say Philadelphia students are hungry to start their careers — and Philly business leaders need to give them a chance.

By Malaun Yuille and Noelle Kellich

CHARACTER LAB: Everyone’s an Artist

The next edition of our partnership with Penn's Character Lab, co-founded by MacArthur Award-winner Angela Duckworth, explains why we should all embrace our inner artist.

By Susan Magsamen

LISTEN: How to Build Black Business Density, Part I

In the latest installment of our How to Really Run a City Podcast, former Philly Mayor Michael Nutter and former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed host an all-star lineup of mayors and experts to address one of the most pressing issues of our time

By Jessica Blatt Press

Guest Commentary: Turn Veterans Day into a Learning Opportunity

The School District of Philadelphia no longer closes schools for Veterans Day. The president of the Philadelphia Veterans Parade asks: Why not turn the former day off into a day of learning about military service?

By Anthony Murphy

Ideas We Should Steal: Wage Boosts for Local Workers

A first-of-its kind program in Scranton is using federal rescue money to help small businesses give their employees a pay raise. Could a similar plan help residents and businesses thrive in Philly?

By Natalie Pompilio

Fun Things to Do in Philly this Weekend

Pride parties on, while Odunde alights on South Street, Flavors comes back to Eaast Passyunk ...

By Emma Riverso and Lauren McCutcheon

Listen: Ali Velshi on Why Anti-LGBTQ+ Politics Fail

MSNBC anchor and Citizen Board member reports: The American people are overwhelmingly pro LGBTQ+ rights. So why is the far right attacking trans youth and Pride displays?

By Ali Velshi

“The cutting edge of financial innovation”

Drexel’s Metro Finance head talks with impact investor Jonathan Tower on using private funds to hypercharge public investment in communities that need it most

By Bruce Katz