Bridging the Wealth Gap
A local program has taught wealth-building skills to 1,500 students and the adults in their lives. Now, it's growing—with the support of powerful local institutions—to take the poverty-fighting work nationwide
Listen: Philly Under Fire Podcast
The Citizen spent a year trying to understand Philly’s gun violence epidemic—and identify ways to solve it. Listen to the seven-episode series here
Things to Do in Philly This Week
Check out all the free Wawa Welcome America events, movies and concerts in parks and more fun things to do in Philly this week
Will State Legislators Roll Back Voting Access?
Gov. Wolf will veto an attempt by PA Republicans to make voting harder this summer—but, Philly 3.0’s engagement director warns, the fight is unlikey to end there
How The Sixers Can Save The City
Sports teams can make or break a city’s soul. Wednesday night’s loss was a historic collapse, but there’s one way the Sixers can save us from our angst tonight in Atlanta
Guest Commentary: Broadband for All
A Philly state rep calls on President Biden to ensure Americans with the greatest need can access a basic necessity of modern life: high speed internet
The Story of the Storytellers
Juneteenth is a narrative of liberation and struggle that, until recently, was little-known. Who is telling the other unknown stories of Black life in Philly?
The Citizen Recommends: Book Club With Sixers CEO Scott O’Neil
The new book from the hard-charging CEO of the Sixers and New Jersey Devils is a moving story of grief and healing, and a roadmap for personal success in business and in life.
Growing the Prison-to-Business Pipeline
A financial advisor-turned-social work professor has launched a Penn course that teams up students with formerly incarcerated entrepreneurs to help them launch their businesses—and stay out of prison