The Intergenerational Poverty Buster
The first in our new series spotlighting Philly change agents is Chekemma Fulmore-Townsend, president/CEO of Philadelphia Youth Network, which prepares our city’s young people for lives beyond poverty
Guest Commentary: We Are So Close To Closing The Digital Divide
A bipartisan infrastructure bill in Congress could help bring broadband access to everyone. It’s time, a Philly state rep says, to connect the unconnected
Things to Do in Philly This Weekend
Fall festivals, beer and yoga with goats, the Feminist Flea Market and more awesome things to do in Philadelphia during this beautiful first weekend of autumn
Guest Commentary: Let’s Stop Focusing on Disaster Cleanup
...and, a local state rep candidate says, start preventing them through smart infrastructure repair. And, hey, where's that $2.5 billion "Rainy Day Fund," anyway?
A Luxury Philly Can’t Afford
City Council’s housing policy power grab is crippling Philly’s big-picture goals on affordability and climate. Where, Philly 3.0’s engagement director wonders, is Mayor Kenney in all this?
Business for Good: Baby Gear Group
Philly mom Bo Zhao's two-year-old business lets families lease baby gear, saving thousands of dollars and keeping used items out of the landfill
Business For Good: Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty
Could a locally-made line of toys be an antidote to the world’s problems?
Kensington’s Recovery Plan
At the epicenter of the region’s opioid and homelessness crisis, the River Wards have been all but abandoned by city leaders. But does the City already have a solution to the problem?
Introducing … Generation Change Philly
The Citizen is collaborating with Keepers of the Commons to spotlight and uplift the people whose ideas are making our city—and our lives—better. Get ready to meet the next class of great Philly changemakers