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

Citizen Of The Week: Nasihah Thompson-King

As her Mastery-Shoemaker principal attests, the high schooler benched from basketball because of her hijab is a freedom fighter for our times

By Sharif El-Mekki

Citizen of the Week: Scott Blunk

The volunteer at W.B. Saul High School’s on-campus farm is taking what was once seen as troublesome and expensive animal waste and transforming it from poo to profit

By Jill Harkins