The Citizen Recommends: Our American Family
Hallee Adelman’s latest film is a raw and empathetic portrait of one local family’s struggle with—and determination to break free of—opioid addiction.
How to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day
For the first time, Philly is celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day instead of Columbus Day. Here’s how to celebrate this weekend—plus more ways to honor the thriving native people in our communities.
Funding Food Justice
The City and Reinvestment Fund’s Food Justice Initiative supports equitable access to healthy food. This month, they’re offering another $380,000 for community-driven solutions to historic food injustice
“A Massive Amount of Heartbreak”
A combination of the contagious Delta variant and high numbers of unvaccinated people is causing Covid cases to rise again. A critical care physician at Penn Medicine helps us understand how worried we should be—and what we can do
Medicine of and for the people
Is a vaccine collaboration between Penn and West Philly faith leaders a roadmap to more equitable healthcare?
How to Start a Garden in the City
Gardening experts share practical advice on how to start a garden when you live in a city—whether you have a small patio, rooftop deck or just a sunny windowsill
“Putting Race At The Forefront”
At Penn Medicine, white workers were three times more likely to sign up for a vaccine than Black workers. Dr. Florencia Greer Polite and fellow Black physicians set out to change that with a program getting noticed across the country
One Year of Covid: How Philadelphians Stepped Up
Checking in with the local heroes who manufactured PPE 24/7, raised millions (!) for small businesses, kept our neighbors fed and more. Philly, you rock.