Citizen of the Week: Cydney Brown
Philly’s new Youth Poet Laureate doesn’t just write well—she does G.O.O.D.
WATCH: Five Things We Learned About U.S. Rep Chrissy Houlahan
The first-term congresswoman from PA joined The Citizen for a virtual town hall to talk about the unique way she’s disrupting politics for the better
Ideas We Should Steal: The Housing Reform We Really Need
Portland, Oregon, just passed the most revolutionary urban zoning reform in recent history to keep residents from being displaced. In Philly, that could bring housing relief to tens of thousands
Put the Students in Charge
Two local schools are showing that maybe kids know better than adults what real education and civic engagement look like
WATCH: John Fetterman and Jeff Bartos
The Democratic lieutenant governor and his former Republican rival have the kind of bromance that proves politics can be friendly and forward-thinking
South Philly’s SEAMAAC has fed thousands of people since March, while continuing to push the vote and the census—missions more aligned than you might think
How to help students and teachers now
School looks very different this fall in Philadelphia. How can we get our kids through it?
Citizens of the Week: Jakeema Burton and Brianna Banks
The coaches are empowering youth off and on the field through their work with Up2Us Sports and Kensington Soccer Club