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

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Citizens of the Week: 10,000 White Women—Doing the Work

There's no perfect way to talk about race. But four friends are igniting conversations among a group that could use more of them: white women

By Jessica Press

Citizens of the Week: Joanie Balderstone and Rebecca McIntire

South Jersey non-profit Distributing Dignity provides women in need with bras and other goods that often go overlooked—but are essential to any woman’s well-being

By Jessica Press

Citizen of the Week: Tiffany Yau

The Penn alum launched Fulphil to inspire college students to start social impact businesses—and to stay in Philly

By James Meadows

Citizen of the Week: Adam Kesselman

The Lafayette Hill resident saw two problems he wanted to address in Philly: Litter and homelessness. He launched City Bright to help with both

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Citizen of the Week: Evan Ehlers

Two years ago, the Drexel student donated 50 uneaten dining hall meals to the homeless. Now he’s started a company to share college food excess citywide

By Patrick Bilow

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

The Citizen Recommends: Hot Dogs

Because civic engagement begins (and ends, really) with sausage

By Jamie Bogert