Ideas We Should Steal: Giving Locally

Philly is one of the least charitable regions in the country. Could a local version of Giving Tuesday, like they have in Austin, be the answer?

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

The Citizen Recommends: Imagining Possible Futures

The Pamela & Ajay Raju Foundation and the Art Museum will award $10,000 to one high schooler for an essay about the future

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

The Nowak Urban Innovation Award Goes to…

The Women's Community Revitalization Project won $50,000 to bring "development without displacement" to Grays Ferry

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Mayor Pete Could Be Your Next President

In a series on potential presidential candidates who served as mayors, The Citizen hosted South Bend’s Pete Buttigieg. Listen here for his vision of America’s future

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

“What’s Missing is Boldness”

The City announced its new sexual harassment policies this month, and two state legislators proposed a new way to review harassment claims in Harrisburg. They are a start anyway

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

The Threat

In the wake of last week’s Instagram threat against 10 Philly schools, here are some ideas for actually keeping our kids safe

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Come Get Your Money

State Treasurer Joe Torsella helped launch two programs this month—one old and one new—to help Pennsylvanians get ahead. Sometimes, government can be the answer

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Video: Richard Vague on What Voters Really Want

The local businessman, who may run for president, talks to Michael Smerconish about time he spent talking to real Americans. What he learned may surprise you

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy