Tired of the Slog of American Gun Violence?

If you’re feeling hopeless and helpless once again after the Kansas City Super Bowl parade shooting, take heart. There are things you can do to make change, here and now

By Lauren McCutcheon

Jason Kelce, Our Favorite Psyop

Don’t let the conspiracy theories surrounding Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce distract you. The real person to watch is the Eagles’ belly-bearing, daughter-loving, Disney-going center for signs as to who’ll occupy the White House next year.

By Lauren McCutcheon

RECAP: Citizen of the Year Awards

In a joyful celebration this week of what it means to be a good citizen, we honored a block captain, captains of industry, a medical innovator, disruptors of business as usual — and more incredible Philadelphia change-makers

By Lauren McCutcheon

King Day of Service in Philly — Where to Go, What to Do

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a perfect opportunity to engage with other Philadelphia citizens on civic projects that matter. Volunteer. Visit a museum. Build peace

By Lauren McCutcheon

Why Aren’t Funny Mummers … Funny?

The Comics and Wenches are having fun. The crowd watching them? Not as much. Here, some particularly Philly advice.

By Lauren McCutcheon

Listen: Ali Velshi on the Many Trials of Donald Trump

The MSNBC anchor and Citizen Board member reviews the current state of Donald Trump's criminal charges and court cases, and speaks with Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold

By Lauren McCutcheon

Your 2024 Good (Philadelphia) Citizen Calendar

The dates you need and things to do in Philadelphia to make this year your civic best

By Lauren McCutcheon

The Last of the Fancies

The Mummers Parade started with Fancy Divisions. Only one such club remains. Their plan to survive: inclusiveness.

By Lauren McCutcheon