Reality Check with Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

WURD host Charles D. Ellison and the Philadelphia Citizen's Executive Editor Roxanne Patel Shepelavy talk about the recent City Council primary election—and what it says about Philadelphia's electoral culture and voter turnout.

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes

Do Something: Love Your Park

This week, kick off Love Your Park Week, check out Chinese lanterns at Franklin Square, learn about abrupt climate change, and more!

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes

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

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes

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

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes

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!

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes

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

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes

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

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes

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

By Syra Ortiz-Blanes