Do Something: Give A Little Love to Your Parks
This week, get your hands dirty at Wissahickon Park, share your voice, eat some good food, and more
The Citizen Recommends: To The Polls
StreetsDept’s Conrad Benner, along with Mural Arts, uses street art to encourage voting at a pre-election exhibit opening this week
Do Something: Debate “Capitalism for Good” with the Citizen
This week, join us for a discussion about the "elite charade" with Anand Giridharadas, drink beer for spinal cord injury research, remember Syria, learn about Philly's opioid epidemic, and more!
The Citizen Recommends: Clinica de Migrantes
On Sunday, HBO re-airs a documentary highlighting a volunteer Philly health clinic for immigrants. On September 15th, join area restaurants in supporting the work of Puentes de Salud that is more vital than ever
Citizen of the Week: George Boyd
The Plymouth Meeting retiree read about the plight of a Puerto Rican hurricane evacuee family. Then he stepped up to help
CitizenCast—Citizen Speaks: Business for Good
On Wednesday, an audience of entrepreneurs, innovators and go getters joined a panel of experts to talk about how doing well and doing good go hand in hand. Listen to the conversation
Do Something: Strike a Pose for Seniors
This week, do your best tree pose for the elderly, check out intergenerational art work, play Cornhole for cancer patients, get yourself a rain barrel, and more!
Beyond the Books
Fairhill’s Lillian Marrero library branch brings the poorest Philadelphians services that expand the definition of literacy far beyond the stacks. It’s a model for the future of libraries