Celebrate America like a Philadelphian
We are the place where freedom first rang out. We can be the best at it
Is Gerrymandering Here to Stay?
A Supreme Court ruling last week seemed to end the dream of non-partisan electoral districting. So why is the state’s chief reformer not worried?
Ideas We Should Steal: Less Driving
A new study shows that congestion costs us millions of dollars, pollutes our air, and is a hassle. Can we be more like Paris?
Ideas We Should Steal: Reducing Poverty—Together
In Canada, communities lifted more than 200,000 families out of poverty in seven years. Why don’t we do what they did?
The Citizen Recommends: Make the World Better Fundraiser
The event, next week, helps fund Connor Barwin’s mission to fix Philly’s playgrounds
The Citizen Updates: A Hub for Justice
The Citizen's Executive Editor Roxanne Patel Shepelavy reports on how Philly won $1 million from Bloomberg Philanthropies for a Juvenile Justice Hub proposed by city cops. Could it become a national model of reform?
Citizens Of The Week: Philly’s Teachers
It’s the last day of public school in Philly. Let’s give teachers a hand as they embark on their much-deserved summer break
The Citizen Recommends: Fill The Steps
Join the Inky’s Helen Ubiñas and thousands of young people to honor those affected by gun violence