Citizen of the Week: Lauren Helge

The Roxborough woman wanted to help animals affected by the Australian fires. So she turned to what she often does when she wants to give to others: crocheting

By Courtney DuChene

Citizen of the Week: Aminata Sandra Calhoun

The Belmont resident replaces blight with beauty in the hopes of restoring civic engagement in her neighborhood

By Brianna Baker

Citizen of the Week: Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman

The Drexel urban anthropologist, just named one of BBC’s 100 Women making a difference, is committed to making Philly accessible and desirable for all—and says we’re already on the right track

By Jessica Press

Citizen of the Week: Sam Wachs

The Sixers fan was kicked out of a game last week for protesting China’s crackdown on Hong Kong. Does his team have something against freedom?

By Larry Platt

Citizen of the Week: Imere Williams

The Boys’ Latin senior, one of two student reps on the School Board, wants to be the voice of his peers

By Kiersten A. Adams

Citizen of the Week: Angela Beale-Tawfeeq

A Rowan University professor created a program to teach children in urban communities how to swim. She’s co-hosting a Philly aquatics symposium this month

By Hadiyah Weaver

Citizens of the Week: Al and Marjani Harris

The couple’s nonprofit, Cancer WHO?, ensures that no one feels alone while coping with cancer

By Jessica Press

Citizens of the Week: Gaye Harley and Jamie Powell

The Delaware hospital staffers are making sleeping mats and tote bags for the homeless—out of discarded operating room fabric

By Jessica Press