“Equity To End Inequity”
In the months since George Floyd’s murder, American businesses have fallen over themselves to declare that Black lives matter. Now, at least 10 new venture funds offering over $350 million in socially-good investment are actually doing something to make a fairer Philly
More than BBQs and Mattress Sales
July 4th means different things to different Americans. Here, a roundup of Independence Day perspectives throughout our history
Ideas We Should Steal: Arts Everywhere
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is embedding the arts in myriad city agencies with a bold, economy-boosting goal that Philly should emulate: supporting art in every neighborhood in the city
15+ Ways To Honor Veterans On Memorial Day
Thank a vet today for helping to keep you free. Then consider other ways to give back to those who served.
Keep the Momentum of Change Going
On the anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, let’s remember that the work towards racial justice is not over. Here, 13+ ways to make change
A Winning Vote
The Citizen gave its first $1,000 2021 Voter Lottery prize to Hassan Abdellah, a true voting champion, just for casting a ballot in West Philly. Two more winners will be announced in a few weeks.
Ideas We Should Steal: Reduce Gun Violence Through Better Policing
While murder and shootings have spiked in Philly and elsewhere, both Camden and Newark have made progress in reducing gun violence by adopting smart policing techniques. Why don’t we do what they’ve done?
The Citizen Recommends: Is Kindness the Key to Happiness?
Find out next week at a Citizen event with author/entrepreneur Brad Aronson and Penn neuroscientist Dr. Vera Ludwig