The Citizen Recommends: 5th annual Ideas We Should Steal Festival

Join us December 14 and 15 to share solutions for creating a more prosperous, equitable and thriving Philadelphia.

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

The Equity Test

The Enterprise Center, Equity Alliance and Drexel’s Nowak Metro Finance Lab have co-created a plan to revive small, minority-owned businesses on Philly’s 52nd Street Corridor. Here’s why it matters

By Bruce Katz

The Citizen Recommends: The Desegregation of Higher Ed, Past, Present and Future

Michigan State University law school dean Linda Sheryl Greene gives the Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. Memorial Lecture at Penn Carey Law School — and you’re invited.

By Lauren McCutcheon

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2022: Black Thought On Art, Music and the City

Come see The Roots’ frontman and other fearless art trailblazers at The Philadelphia Citizen’s 5th annual Ideas We Should Steal Festival on December 15

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Guest Commentary: Why I’m Running for City Council At-Large

“Ya Fav Trashman” says there’s more to his candidacy than just cleaning up the city

By Terrill Haigler

Building a (Good) Teacher Pipeline

Can a four-year residency model ensure new teachers stay in the district? A Baltimore-based program that launched in Philly this year is betting on it.

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Things to Do in Philly this Weekend

Must-see theater, City Hall lights its tree — and endless pop-up bars and makers markets — complete your Philly weekend

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

Who’s Running for Mayor of Philadelphia In 2023

The 2023 mayor's race has officially kicked off. Here's everything you need to know about who's running, who probably will run and who should throw their hat in the ring

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff