Be a Problem Solver

We’re giving away $50,000 for one idea that can make Philly better. Is it yours?

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

The Citizen Recommends: Transparency in Local Government

Citizen co-founder Larry Platt hosts a conversation about putting people first at City Hall—so businesses can thrive

By Jessica Press

Not Your Grandma’s Library

Like every generation before them, today’s teens just want a place to call their own. The basement of 1901 Vine Street provides just that

By Jessica Press

10+ ways to honor MLK this weekend

The Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service in Philadelphia is one of the largest of its kind in the country. Here’s how you can join in.

By Elena Musher Eisenstadt

Business For Good: Honeycomb Credit

The Pittsburgh-based startup has expanded to Philly with a crowdfunding model to help small businesses with one of their toughest challenges: getting loans

By Jessica Press

Citizen of the Week: Lauren Helge

The Roxborough woman wanted to help animals affected by the Australian fires. So she turned to what she often does when she wants to give to others: crocheting

By Courtney DuChene

Have Fun, Do Good: March for Women

Storm the Parkway with Women's March on Philadelphia, drink beers for animals affected by the Australian bush fires and more things to do in Philadelphia this week for a great cause

By Josh Middleton

Planning To The Rescue

Wouldn’t it be great, Philly 3.0’s engagement director wonders, if our advisory-only Planning Commission were given more power?

By Jon Geeting