Welcome to Spendadelphia!
On the eve of budget season, a new report by Controller Rebecca Rhynhart looks at Mayor Jim Kenney's historic spending spree. Do you trust him with your money?
Saturday, Apr 18, 2020
at The HIVE (4th floor of the Graham Building)
Six world-famous young thought leaders talk climate, social justice, gun control and moreMar
The Way Forward?
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020
at Fiter Club Ballroom
Join a discussion between Democrat Lt. Governor John Fetterman and Republican Jeff Bartos
The Citizen Recommends: Way Past Mad
With her latest children’s book, local author and film producer Hallee Adelman offers a lesson we can all use: It’s okay to let it all out
The Citizen Recommends: The Grain Train
Grains of all varieties are finally having their “hay” day—and for good reason. Chefs and farmers at Sunday’s event will demonstrate their value, to health, the planet and, most of all, taste
Ideas We Should Steal: HBCU Week
At the Wilmington event, hundreds of students get on-the-spot admissions and scholarships to attend historically black colleges. Philly’s high schoolers could use the same chance
Ideas We Should Steal: Redistributing Medication
Thirty-eight states—but not Pennsylvania—operate programs that recycle surplus prescription drugs, eliminating waste and providing them to residents who couldn’t otherwise afford them
Live a Greener Life
We lay out 16-plus ways to live a more eco-friendly life in Philadelphia—from how to get and plant free trees to tips on composting and recycling
The Citizen Recommends: They Carried Us
A riveting new tome by two local educator/activists chronicles the lives of 95 African-American female trailblazers and their impact in Philly