Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2020: 5 Things We Learned from Night One

We laughed, we cried, we learned so much. Here's just a teaser from the opening night of our 3rd annual Festival. Join us for the remaining evenings to be part of the solution.

By Jessica Blatt Press

Who Is Philly’s Integrity Icon?

Last spring, The Citizen helped launch a search for our city’s most honorable public servant. This week, we’re announcing five astounding finalists—and asking you to vote for the person who most inspires you

By Jessica Blatt Press

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2020: “You Can’t Be Afraid of the Mess”

After last year’s Ideas We Should Steal Festival, The Citizen awarded $50,000 to pilot a basketball-based gun violence reduction program in Philly. Its long journey has just begun.

By Jessica Blatt Press

The Citizen Recommends: Words of Revolution, Words of Solace

Join the nonprofit Blue Stoop for a cozy virtual fundraiser to support Philly’s diverse writing community

By Jessica Blatt Press

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2020: Nick Hanauer & Ali Velshi

MSNBC’s Ali Velshi will join the venture capitalist who has made combating economic inequality his cause at our upcoming virtual Festival. Join us to hear Hanauer’s wisdom—then, act on it.

By Jessica Blatt Press

Changing Behavior … For Good

Wharton professor Katy Milkman is co-leading groundbreaking research, along with her Penn colleague Angela Duckworth, to uncover why we make the decisions we do, and how we can make better ones—that stick

By Jessica Blatt Press

How Lisa Deeley Saved Democracy

She’s a Democratic party loyalist. But, along with her co-city commissioners, Omar Sabir and Republican Al Schmidt, the Northeast native spearheaded a heroic election process.

By Jessica Blatt Press

Business For Good: Power Home Remodeling

The Chester-based company's commitment to veterans isn't some feel-good photo-op—it's a profitable business model for others to follow

By Jessica Blatt Press