The Citizen Recommends: Visionary Women

Whatever your faith, or lack thereof, Interfaith Philadelphia’s program for women can change your worldview — and your confidence to change the world

By Jessica Blatt Press

Partnering For Better Criminal Justice

“Court doulas” from Partners for Justice have saved more than a million hours of incarceration — and millions of taxpayer dollars — nationwide. Now, they’re bringing their work to Philadelphia

By Natalie Pompilio

Listen: Ali Velshi Banned Book Club on how LGBTQ+ books literally save lives

The MSNBC host talks with PFLAG CEO Brian Bond on the role LGBTQ+ books play in the community and the harm book bans are doing

By Ali Velshi

A Humble Ask from The Citizen

Screw Giving Tuesday. We proclaim it Democracy Monday. Can you help us reach our $10,000 goal?

By Larry Platt

Fun Things to Do in Philly this Weekend (and Week)

See a show to support a good cause, go shopping, go to the circus, and see a tree light up for the holidays this week in Philly

By Lauren McCutcheon and Christina Griffith

Development for Good: Crowdfunding Community Development

By Courtney DuChene

The Citizen’s Most Philly Gift Guide Ever

30+ perfect presents from small local merchants for every tried-and-true Philadelphian on your 2023 list

By Lauren McCutcheon, Jessica Blatt Press and Maggie Press

How Special is A Philly Special Christmas Special?

The Citizen’s music reviewer (OK, social media manager), strongly dislikes Christmas music — yet strongly loves the Eagles. Here, she reviews Kelce and co.’s latest holiday album

By Olivia Kram