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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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